Asian Immigration-1.Chp2

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    Asian Immigration Chapter 2
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    First Wave of Asian  Immigrants 1850-1882: Chinese immigrants 1882: Chinese Exclusion Act Ban on Asian immigration Immigration Act of 1965, lifted ban on  Asian immigration Discusses Asian Immigration by dividing  it into 3 periods
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    3 Periods of Asian  Immigration (a) Old Immigration Period (1850-1942) (b) Intermediate Period (1943-1964) (c) Contemporary Period (1965 to now)
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    Theories Useful to Understanding   Asian Immigration: 4 factors (a) Push-Pull factors (b) Immigration Policy of US and  Emigration Policy of each Asian country (c) Military, Political, and Economic  linkages between US and countries  (d) Globalization, ease of population  movements
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    (a) Push-Pull Theory Pull: Individual immigrants’ motivation to  leave their homeland Push: Economic difficulties caused by  famine, changes in industrial structure Has to do with how many people could  come to the US, as determined by the  US and the respective host countries
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    Immigration Policy: US and Asian  Governments Chinese Exclusion Act 1882-1943 Asian Exclusion Act of 1924 1.4 million Indo-Chinese refugees after  the fall of Vietnam in 1975
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    Military, Political, and Economic  linkages between US and other  countries US military presence in Japan, S.  Korea, Philippines, brought Asian wives  of American military servicemen, known  as war brides
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    Globalization, ease of  population movements International migration is linked to the 
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