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Importing Poverty?Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America$
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Philip Martin

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780300139174

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300139174.001.0001

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Reforming U.S. Immigration Policies

Reforming U.S. Immigration Policies

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(p.158) Chapter 9 Reforming U.S. Immigration Policies
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Importing Poverty?
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Philip Martin

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300139174.003.0010

Immigration policy influences the number of farmworkers, their earnings and benefits, their settlement in the United States. This chapter reviews the evolution of U.S. immigration policy (from a laissez-faire policy toward immigration) and examines the Senate's CIRA (Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act) 2007, which includes enforcement measures on unauthorized migration.

Keywords:   immigration policy, immigration, farmworkers, United States, Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act, unauthorized migration, enforcement measures

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