Immigration and Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century

Immigration and Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century

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Immigration and Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century by Noah M. J. Pickus

In this important book, a distinguished group of historians, political scientists, and legal experts explore three related issues: the Immigration and Naturalization Service's historic review of its citizenship evaluation, recent proposals to alter the oath of allegiance and the laws governing dual citizenship, and the changing rights and responsibilities of citizens and resident aliens in the United States. How Americans address these issues, the contributors argue, will shape broader debates about multiculturalism, civic virtue and national identity. The response will also determine how many immigrants become citizens and under what conditions, what these new citizens learn_and teach_about the meaning of American citizenship, and whether Americans regard newcomers as intruders or as fellow citizens with whom they share a common fate.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461637639
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/20/1998
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Noah M. J. Pickus is assistant professor of public policy and political science at the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University.

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