12-3-07 - GOV 310L Topics: Proposition 187 The current...

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GOV 310L 03/12/2007 12:03:00 Topics: Proposition 187 The current system Arguments for and against immigration The future of immigration policy War Powers Resolution president must formally notify Congress upon ordering American troops into  military action troops must be withdrawn if congressional approval is not given within sixty  days War Powers Resolution is an attempt by Congress to reassert its foreign  policy authority—has it been effective? o until there is some sort of direct conflict between Congress and the  president occurs, the real significance of this legislation will not be  known Proposition 187 California initiative that passed in 1994 sources include an economic downturn and ethnic antagonisms o the 1 st  thing was the economic problem and then the ethnic  antatgonism caused many voters to resent the fact that they were  paying tax dollars for undocumented immigrants when there was a  downturn in the economy of California. denied state and local services to illegal immigrants and their children government employees required to report those suspected of being illegal o many opponents claimed it was unconstitutional
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passed overwhelmingly demonstrated the resonance of immigration as a political issue o guys rapid assent in politics demonstrated the trend of restricting stuff  to even legal immigrants illegal immigration became an important national issue Hart-Cellar Act (1965) abandoned the long-standing quota system that limited immigration between  the 1920’s and the 1960s. led to a dramatic increase in the number and diversity of immigrants to the 
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