Given their extreme devotion and unwavering admiration for their highly unpredictable and often inflammatory leader, some have turned to the field of psychology for scientific explanations based on precise quantitative data and established theoretical frameworks. However insightful these critiques may be, it is apparent that more research and examination is needed to hone in on the exact psychological and social factors underlying this peculiar human behavior. Authoritarian Personality Syndrome Authoritarianism refers to the advocacy or enforcement of strict obedience to authority at the expense of personal freedom, and is commonly associated with a lack of concern for the opinions or needs of others. Those with the syndrome often display aggression toward outgroup members, submissiveness to authority, resistance to new experiences, and a rigid hierarchical view of society.
Immigration Laws History of U. Immigration Policies Naturalization Act of The Naturalization Act of established the first rules for acquiring citizenship in the United States of America. The act created a uniform rule of naturalization and a residency requirement for new citizenship applicants.
The law required immigrants to live in the United States for two years and their respective state of residence for one year prior to applying for citizenship. Among its provisions, it: The importation of contract laborers was legalized in this legislation. Also excluded were persons convicted of political offenses, lunatics, idiots, and persons likely to become public charges.
The law placed a head tax on each immigrant. Polygamists and political radicals were added to the exclusion list. Knowledge of English was made a basic requirement. Japanese immigration became restricted Restrictions for medical and moral conditions Added to the exclusion list were illiterates, persons of psychopathic inferiority, men as well as women entering for immoral purposes, alcoholics, stowaways, and vagrants.
A bill increased the head tax on immigrants, and added people with physical or mental defects or tuberculosis and children unaccompanied by parents to the exclusion list. Japanese immigration became restricted First numeric limits The first quantitative immigration law was adopted.
It set temporary annual quotas according to nationality. It also established the Border Patrol. It permittedrefugees to enter the United States over two years later increased toAll aliens were required to report their address annually. It 1 reaffirmed the national origins quota system, 2 limited immigration from the Eastern Hemisphere while leaving the Western Hemisphere unrestricted, 3 established preferences for skilled workers and relatives of U.
After the Displaced Persons Act of expired inthis legislation became the nation's second refugee resettlement law and increased the admission rate to overrefugees. The separate Hemispheric ceilings were maintained. It also reduced the world-wide ceiling for immigrants fromtoIt 1 legalized aliens who had resided in the United States in an unlawful status since January 1,2 established sanctions prohibiting employers from hiring, recruiting, or referring for a fee aliens known to be unauthorized to work in the United States, 3 created a new classification of temporary agricultural worker and provided for the legalization of certain such workers; and 4 established a visa waiver pilot program allowing the admission of certain nonimmigrants without visas.
Commission on Immigration Reform established by President Bill Clinton and the Congress to examine both legal and illegal immigration issues. New fees and penalties for abuse of the H-1B system. All immigration enforcement and adjudication now located within DHS.
Immigration Policies This block is broken or missing. You may be missing content or you might need to enable the original module. Refugee Admissions in the s and s Major refugee admissions occurred outside the national origins quota system during the s.
The Refugee Relief Act RRA of August 7,and the amendments of Augustauthorized the admission ofrefugees from war-torn Europe and escapees from Communist-dominated countries.
Thirty percent of the admissions during the life of the Act were Italians, followed by Germans, Yugoslavs, and Greeks. The RRA originated as an Administration bill, and combined humanitarian concern for the refugees and escapees with international political considerations.
Quoting from President Eisenhower's letter which accompanied the draft legislation: They look to traditional American humanitarian concern for the oppressed. International political considerations are also factors which are involved.
We should take reasonable steps to help these people to the extent that we share the obligation of the free world. This concern was also a major factor in the admission of refugees from the unsuccessful Hungarian revolution of October The Act of September 11,sometimes referred to as the Refugee-Escapee Act, provided for the admission of certain aliens who were eligible under the terms of the Refugee Relief Act, as well as refugee-escapees, defined as persons fleeing persecution in Communist countries or countries in the Middle East.
This was the basis for the definition of refugee incorporated in the INA from until A total of 29, entered under the temporary refugee provisions, led by Hungarians, Koreans, Yugoslavs, and Chinese. During the s, refugees from persecution in communist-dominated countries in the Eastern Hemisphere and from countries in the Middle East continued to be admitted, first under the Fair Share Law, enacted July 14,and subsequently under the INA.
About 19, refugees entered under the legislation. Its primary purpose was to enable the United States to participate in an international effort to close the refugee camps which had been in operation in Europe since the end of World War II.
Cuban refugees began entering the United States with the fall of the Batista government inand continued throughout the s and, in smaller numbers, the s.
ApproximatelyCuban refugees had entered the United States prior to a new influx which began in April The United States has accepted the Cubans as refugees from communism through a variety of legal means.Statistical analysis of data on southwest border apprehensions illustrates that policies of family separation and detention will not deter families from coming to the United States.
Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States Recommendations from the American Thoracic Society, CDC, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. One analysis by the pro-reform Immigration Policy Center concluded that the influx of workers would boost the U.S.
GDP by nearly $ trillion over 10 years. And when the economy grows, so does the labor market. The history of immigration to the United States is the history of the country itself, and the journey from beyond the sea is an element found in American folklore, appearing over and over again in everything from The Godfather to Gangs of New York to "The Song of Myself" to Neil Diamond's "America" to the animated feature An American Tail.
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