Apr 18 2013
Immigration in the United States: New Economic, Social, Political Landscapes with Legislative Reform on the Horizon
Immigration has contributed to many of the economic, social, and political processes that are foundational to the United States as a nation since the first newcomers arrived over 400 years ago. After brushes with immigration reform that began in 2001 and continued in 2006 and 2007, the United States seems to be on the threshold of overhauling the legal immigration system in the most substantive way since 1965. This article provides a comprehensive overview of major legislation and events affecting US immigration throughout history, legal and illegal immigration flows, postrecession immigration trends, and more.
[Source: Migration Information Source]