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An introduction to legal and illegal immigration

An introduction to legal and illegal immigration

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    • U.S. Immigration: History and the Controversy
    • What?
      • Immigration: Moving to a new country to live there permanently
      • Emigrant: A person who leaves his or her country to live in another
      • INS: (Immigration and Naturalization Service) The government bureau that administers the U.S. immigration policy
    • What? con’t
      • Naturalization: the process by which an alien becomes a citizen
      • Refugee: A person who flees to another country for safety
      • Quota: A numerical limit on a type or race of people who can come into a country ; started in 1924
      • Illegal alien: A person who has entered the country in violation of immigration laws
    • What? Con’t
      • Green Card: A document authorizing an alien to work or study in the U.S.
      • Legalization: A government process in which an illegal immigrant becomes a legal resident
      • Preference System: A system that chooses which immigrants can enter the U.S.
      • Non-Immigrant Aliens: Foreign college students & temporary workers in the U.S
    • Legal U.S. Immigration History
      • Northern Europeans:
        • Ireland, Sweden, Germany, Norway
      • Eastern Europeans: Russians, Jews, Polish
      • Southern Europeans: Italians, Greeks, Turks
      • Holocaust Victims
      • Vietnam War Refugees
      • Today: Mexican, Central/Middle Americans, Somalians
      • Late 1800’s – early 1900’s
      • Late 1800’s -early 1900’s
      • 1930’s -1940’s
      • 1940’s
      • 1960’s – 1970’s
      • 1980’s - Present
      Who When
    • Legal Immigration to the U.S.
    • Legal Immigration in the U.S.
    • Illegal U.S. Immigration History
      • Primarily From:
        • Mexico
        • Central America
          • Cuba
          • Haiti
        • China
        • * Why these groups?*
      • Really started in the 1960’s
      Who? When?
    • Where do Illegal Immigrants Come From? In Percentage
    • Where, Why, and How LEGAL Immigration Works
      • Land of Opportunity
      • Freedom
      • Social Equality
      • Famine
      • To escape a revolution or war
      • Get a Green Card
      • Take the Citizenship test
      Where? Why? How? Immigration Centers
    • Where, Why, & How ILLEGAL immigration works
      • Jobs!!!
      • Reunite with family
      • Can’t pass the citizenship test
      • Migrant worker: travel the country looking for work
      • * Much cheaper labor!
      • * Imagine the costs of our food/products without illegal immigrants
      • Cross the border at night
      • Hire a coyote: a professional smuggler
      Where? Why? How?
      • Along borders; especially our southern border
      • In cargo, from China and Central America
    • Where Illegal Immigrants Live By Percentage
    • Are there Any Solutions?
      • Building a fence along the border- $ 6 billion
      • Let the illegal immigrants stay; most do jobs legal citizens don’t want
      • Kick out all illegal immigrants
    • Assignment
      • We have discussed the issue of immigration. On a piece of paper (you will hand it in), write a paragraph paraphrasing the discussion. Include a possible solution (it must be humane!). A paragraph needs to be 5-7 sentences.