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Immigration nation : the American identity in the twenty-first century / Judy Dodge Cummings ; illustrated by Richard Chapman.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch 304.873 C971i 2019 (Text) 33126024452223 YA Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781619307605
  • ISBN: 161930760X
  • ISBN: 9781619307636
  • ISBN: 1619307634
  • Physical Description: vii, 120 pages : color illustrations, map ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes glossary, resources, bibliographical references, and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Timeline -- Process of legal immigration flow chart -- Introduction: The golden door -- A backward look -- The gatekeepers -- The push and the pull -- The welcome mat -- America's changing face -- Immigration reform -- Out of many, one.
Summary, etc.:
Cummings takes readers through the history of immigration in the United States through the perspective of immigrants, citizens, and policymakers. While examining the social challenges faced in the past, she includes critical-thinking activities and encourages readers to analyze the effects of open immigration, and of closing the borders to immigrants. -- adapted from back cover.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12-15.
Subject: United States > Emigration and immigration > History > 21st century.
Immigrants > United States > Social conditions > 21st century.
Immigrants > Civil rights > United States.
United States > Emigration and immigration > Government policy > History > 21st century.
Immigration enforcement > United States > History > 21st century.

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