Capstone Seminar: Immigration Policy History

HISTORY487S

Immigrants and immigration policy in the United States from the late nineteenth century to the present, with focus on origins of immigrant exclusion during two waves of immigration: “new” immigrants from Europe and Asia, 1880-1920, and Central American, African, and Asian migrations, post 1965. Immigrant roles in shaping policy debates, citizenship requirements, free labor, and American culture. Ethical dilemmas generated by immigration. Research paper required. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers

PUBPOL413S

Curriculum Codes: 

CZ, EI, R, SS, W

Theme (Concentration)

Human Rights and Social Movements, Law and Governance

Region

United States and Canada