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Undocumented migration to the United States - can the flow be stemmed?

Peter Gregory

Undocumented migration to the United States - can the flow be stemmed?

by Peter Gregory

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Published by University of New Mexico, Latin American Institute in Albuquerque, N.M .
Written in English


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StatementPeter Gregory.
SeriesResearch paper series / University of New Mexico, Latin American Institute -- no.22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13915013M

  In the 19th and early 20th century, the United States didn’t have an illegal immigration problem because 98 percent of immigrants passing through .   About million undocumented immigrants lived in the United States in , according to the best available evidence from estimates that combine data from Census , the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the March Current Population Survey, the Census Supplementary Survey, and previous estimates.

10 Data on Immigrants and Immigrant Integration. The study of immigrant integration requires reliable data on the foreign-born and their descendants, with the former providing information on the progress of immigrants with time spent in the United States, and the latter indicating progress toward integration between the first and second generations and beyond.   Background Facts on the Undocumented. An estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States. About two-thirds (66 percent) have lived in the U.S. for 10 years or more. The number of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. has stayed at the same level since (about 11 million).

Quinnipiac polling last year showed that two-thirds agreed that illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S. "should be allowed to stay in the United States and to eventually apply for U.S. citizenship." That's as opposed to the other two options offered -- allowing them to stay but not apply for U.S. citizenship, or requiring them to leave. Illegal immigration refers to the migration of people into a country in violation of the immigration laws of that country, or the continued residence of people without the legal right to live in that country. Illegal immigration tends to be financially upward, from poorer to richer countries. Illegal residence in another country would create the risk of being detained and deported, or facing.


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Undocumented migration to the United States - can the flow be stemmed? by Peter Gregory Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Undocumented migration to the United States: can the flow be stemmed?. [Peter Gregory; University of New Mexico. Latin American Institute.]. Modern history has recoreded large movements of population, not the least of which was the mass migration of Europeans to the United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

While the literature on migration reflects a broad understanding of the forces that give rise to population movements, much less is kown about measures that can be taken to influence or control the size of migratory by: 8.

• Presents evidence-based information that can help promote rational assessment of the issues arising from irregular immigration in the United States • Illuminates issues of undocumented immigrant assimilation and adaptation, especially as they affect subsequent generations in their quest for the American DreamFormat: Hardcover.

Whilst many undocumented migrants in the United States continue to exist in the shadows, since the turn of the millennium an increasing number have emerged within public debate, casting themselves against the dominant discursive trope of the "illegal alien," and entering the struggle over political by: 1.

Undocumented migration from Central America follows primarily from political violence associated with the U.S. intervention of the s, and return migration has always been unlikely. Mass undocumented migration from Mexico appears to have ended because of demographic changes there, but undocumented migration from Central America can be File Size: KB.

The aims of this overview are to provide a brief historical review of federal, state, and local immigration policies and to examine the historical origin and current constructions of the undocumented immigrant.

We discuss how past and current policies promote, regulate, restrict, and deter immigration into the United States and access to health services and draw implications for the profession Cited by: 4. Stanford historian Ana Raquel Minian explains how undocumented migration from Mexico to the United States become entrenched between and in her recently published book.

Sincethe Mexican Migration Project (MMP) has compiled extensive data on the characteristics and behavior of documented and undocumented migrants to the United States. The Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provides data on foreign nationals who, during a fiscal year, were granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., admitted as immigrants or became legal permanent residents), were admitted into the United States on a temporary basis (e.g., tourists, students, or workers), applied for asylum or refugee status, or were naturalized.

“There has always been a return flow, but until recently we weren’t able to measure it well in the undocumented population.” Inthere were million illegal immigrants from Mexico Author: Stephen Dinan.

Undocumented Immigrants. Inthere were an estimated million undocumented immigrants in the United States. 8  That's % of the U.S. population of million and less than 25% of the immigrant population. Half of them have been in the United States for at least 15 years. This paper investigates the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) interior and border enforcement effort allocation choice following the enactment of IRCA in The INS increasingly allocated a disproportionate amount of resources along the border as a result of the new law.

It is contended that this behavior is consistent with that of a public agency intent on maximizing its Cited by: The full geographic structure of undocumented migration, of course, encompasses many smaller flows, and in order to visualize the full scope of the system’s spatial structure, we prepared figures that drew lines connecting specific Mexican and U.S.

states, with a solid line going into a star in a U.S. state to indicate a large flow in excess Cited by: How was your first book choice, Saskia Sassen’s The Mobility of Labor and Capital, formative for you in your research into immigrant labour networks?.

This is the first book that approached undocumented migration from the perspective of the agency of the state as opposed to something that happens because people make the decision to cross the border illegally.

Book Description. Whilst many undocumented migrants in the United States continue to exist in the shadows, since the turn of the millennium an increasing number have emerged within public debate, casting themselves against the dominant discursive trope of the "illegal alien," and entering the struggle over political self-representation.

Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States. Immigration to the United States is the subject of significant debate, with questions ranging from the size of inflows, the role of immigrants in the labor market, and the nature of enforcement, to humanitarian admission policies and the sociodemographic.

All of this emphasis on border security has not stemmed the flow of undocumented migration, even though the United States has poured billions of dollars into militarizing the border. The use of local law enforcement as immigration agents should be stopped as well.

Thousands of illegal immigrants attempt to reach the United States annually by sea from the Caribbean islands of Cuba, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. They all put themselves at risk of. While anti-immigrant groups maintain that the flow of illegal immigrants has increased, estimates show that over a longer period the number of undocumented immigrants has.

People who enter the United States illegally. About how many undocumented immigrants are living in the US. 11 million. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE AP Human Geography Migration Key Issue 2 76 Terms. tabicat AP Human Geography Migration Key Issue 2 76 Terms. lasjonesc Geography part 1 20 Terms.

Khaki_Vanderpool. Beyond Borders: A History of Mexican Migration to the United States details the origins and evolution of the movement of people from Mexico into the United States from the first significant flow across the border at the turn of the twentieth century up to the present day.

Considers the issues from the perspectives of both the United States and MexicoCited by: Illegal immigration to the United States is the process of migrating into the United States in violation of federal immigration laws.

This can include foreign nationals who have entered the United States illegally, as well as those who entered legally but then remained after the expiration of their entry visa or parole documents.(Last Word) As a result of the Great Recession ofillegal immigration to the United States: illegal immigration to the United States fell significantly and the net flow of illegal immigrants following the recession has been close to zero.