When war criminals go through the process to be

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When war criminals go through the process to be denaturalized, they lose their citizenship because they lied not because they committed atrocities d. You can denaturalize yourself and become an ex patriot...some people did this during the Vietnam war and this still happens today e. N400 form has been very discriminatory i.1990 - Administrativeness occurred to Naturalization process 8. Laws have excluded people solely because of race a. Haney Lopez - American values about who belongs and does not 9. 1790-1870 - only whites could naturalize...14th amendment...civil rights 10. 1870-1952 - Whites and blacks could naturalize … asians couldn’t naturalize 11. During WWII, US and Nazi Germany were only 2 countries that had such strict laws xv.Time periods (more specific) 1. 1820-1880 - Old Immigrants a. over 10 million b. 80-90% from British Isles and Northern Europe 2. 1840s - Irish and Germans
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a. Catholics, peasants (millions) 3. 1880s-1920: Eastern/Central + Southern Europe a. 23 million 4. 1920-1950 - DRAMATIC DROP a. 5.5 million 5. 1950-1980s - - post 1965; Asian and Latin Americans a. about 10 million 6. Post 1980 - emergence of UDE (undocumented entry) issue (LA, Asia, also Africa, India, Phillipines) xvi.NATIVISM = DEEPLY EMBEDDED IN AMERICAN CULTURE xvii.Open Borders 1. A settler society, nation of immigrants 2. Needed immigration to fill the vast territory 3. US Constitution; 1787 (vague on immigration) a. Article I, Section 8; Congress shall establish a uniform rule for naturalization b. Article I, Section 9; immigration through importation of slaves until 1808 4. John Tyler (1941 or 1841?) message to Congress: a. “We hold out to the people in other countries an invitation to come and settle among us as members of our rapidly growing family” 5. Abraham Lincoln (1862) encourages immigration in speech to Congress a. reasons; economics + demographics xviii.Antecedents; Federal Immigration Control 1. Naturalization Laws by Congress (1790) a. Restricted naturalization to “free white persons” intention to bar citizenship to blacks and indentured servants xix.Enemies Act 1798 1. Alien & Sedition Act a. Alien Act: gave President power to deport any noncitizen deemed dangerous without judicial review (never enforced) b. Sedition Act: made it a crime for anyone to criticize government officials (enforced only agains Dem-Reps between 1798-1800 → TJ pardoned all and At’s allowed to expire) … victory for freedom +right to criticize 2. Enemy Alien Act (1798 -- still in place today) a. FIRST EXAMPLE OF LEGIT XENOPHOBIA... EXCLUDED PEOPLE BC THEY WERE FROM OTHER COUNTRIES/DIDN’T WANT TO GET INVOLVED...PUSHED TO 14 YEARS (AMOUNT YOU HAD TO STAY IN THE us TO BE A CITIZEN Authorizes president during declared war to “detain, expel, or otherwise reflect the freedom of any citizen of the country with which we are at war” b. Requires no hearing to determine whether an individual is suspicious, disloyal, or dangerous (collective guilt, by national identity) unilateral executive determination with no judicial review...upheld by supreme court in 1948, remains on the books c. extended to justify internment … japanese during WWII xx.BACKLASH 1.
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