Capstone Seminar: Immigration Policy History


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


Curriculum Codes: 

CZ, EI, R, SS, W

Theme (Concentration)

Human Rights and Social Movements, Law and Governance


United States and Canada