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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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Immigration to the United States

Immigration to the United States

(p.3) Chapter 1 Immigration to the United States
Importing Poverty?

Philip Martin

Yale University Press

This chapter provides an overview of immigration in the United States. It first discusses immigration patterns, policies, and public opinion toward immigration. It then describes the Mexico–U.S. migration and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which aimed to extend Canada–United States FTA investment and markets.

Keywords:   immigration, United States, Mexico–U.S. migration, Mexico, North American Free Trade Agreement, investment, markets

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