Guarding the Golden Door

Guarding the Golden Door

American Immigration Policy and Immigrants Since 1882

eBook - 2005 | First pbk. edition
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The federal government's efforts to pick and choose among the multitude of immigrants seeking to enter the United States began with the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Conceived in ignorance and falsely presented to the public, it had undreamt of consequences, and this pattern has been rarely deviated from since. As renowned historian Roger Daniels shows in this brilliant new work, America's inconsistent, often illogical, and always cumbersome immigration policy has profoundly affected our recent past.
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2005, ©2004
Edition: First pbk. edition
ISBN: 1466806850 (electronic bk.)
9781466806856 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK 325.73 DAN
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 328 pages)

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