Table of Contents: Encyclopedia of American Immigration Summary

  • Last updated on November 10, 2022

The Contents of Encyclopedia of American Immigration.

A

Abolitionist movement

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Affirmative action

African Americans and immigrants

African immigrants

Afroyim v. Rusk

Alabama

Alaska

Albright, Madeleine

Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798

Alien Contract Labor Law of 1885

Alien land laws

Alvarez, Julia

Amerasian children

Amerasian Homecoming Act of 1987

American Colonization Society

American Jewish Committee

American Protective Association

Americanization programs

Angel Island Immigration Station

Angell Treaty of 1880

Anglo-conformity

Anti-Catholicism

Anti-Chinese movement

Anti-Defamation League

Anti-Filipino violence

Anti-Japanese movement

Antin, Mary

Anti-Semitism

Arab immigrants

Argentine immigrants

Arizona

Arkansas

Art

Asakura v. City of Seattle

Asian American Legal Defense Fund

Asian American literature

Asian immigrants

Asian Indian immigrants

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance

Asiatic Barred Zone

Asiatic Exclusion League

Assimilation theories

Association of Indians in America

Astor, John Jacob

Atlas, Charles

Au pairs

Australian and New Zealander immigrants

Austrian immigrants

Aviation and Transportation Security Act of 2001

B

Bayard-Zhang Treaty of 1888

Belgian immigrants

Bell, Alexander Graham

Bellingham incident

Berlin, Irving

Bernal v. Fainter

Bilingual education

Bilingual Education Act of 1968

Birth control movement

Border fence

Border Patrol, U.S.

Born in East L.A.

Boston

Boutilier v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Bracero program

“Brain drain”

Brazilian immigrants

Brin, Sergey

British immigrants

Bureau of Immigration, U.S.

Burlingame Treaty of 1868

Burmese immigrants

C

Cable Act of 1922

California

California gold rush

Cambodian immigrants

Canada vs. United States as immigrant destinations

Canadian immigrants

Canals

Capitation taxes

Captive Thai workers

Catholic Charities USA

Censuses, U.S.

Center for Immigration Studies

Chae Chan Ping v. United States

Chain migration

Chang Chan v. Nagle

Cheung Sum Shee v. Nagle

Chew Heong v. United States

Chicago

Chicano movement

Child immigrants

Chin Bak Kan v. United States

Chinatowns

Chinese American Citizens Alliance

Chinese American press

Chinese boycott of 1905

Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

Chinese Exclusion Cases

Chinese family associations

Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance

Chinese immigrants

Chinese laundries

Chinese secret societies

Chinese Six Companies

Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992

Chy Lung v. Freeman

Citizens Committee to Repeal Chinese Exclusion

Citizenship

Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S.

Civil Rights movement

Civil War, U.S.

Claiborne, Liz

Clotilde slave ship

Coal industry

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles

Coast Guard, U.S.

Colombian immigrants

Colorado

Commission on Civil Rights, U.S.

Commission on Immigration Reform, U.S.

Congress, U.S.

Connecticut

Constitution, U.S.

Contract labor system

Coolies

Credit-ticket system

Crime

Criminal immigrants

Cuban immigrants

Cultural pluralism

Czech and Slovakian immigrants

D

Dada v. Mukasey

Dallas

Danticat, Edwidge

Davis, James John

Delaware

Deportation

Dillingham Commission

Disaster recovery work

Displaced Persons Act of 1948

Dominican immigrants

Drug trafficking

Dual citizenship

Dutch immigrants

E

Economic consequences of immigration

Economic opportunities

Ecuadorian immigrants

Education

Einstein, Albert

El Paso incident

El Rescate

Ellis Island

Emigration

Employment

Empresario land grants in Texas

English as a second language

English-only and official English movements

Espionage and Sedition Acts of 1917-1918

Ethiopian immigrants

Ethnic enclaves

Eugenics movement

European immigrants

European revolutions of 1848

Exeter incident

F

Families

Family businesses

Farm and migrant workers

Federation for American Immigration Reform

Fedorenko v. United States

Fenian movement

Fiancées Act of 1946

Filipino American press

Filipino immigrants

Filipino Repatriation Act of 1935

Films

Flanagan, Edward J.

Florida

Florida illegal immigration suit

Foley v. Connelie

Fong Yue Ting v. United States

Foodways

Foreign exchange students

Foreign miner taxes

Former Soviet Union immigrants

Frankfurter, Felix

Freedom Airlift

French immigrants

G

Galvan v. Press

Garment industry

Garvey, Marcus

Gay and lesbian immigrants

Geary Act of 1892

Gentlemen’s Agreement

Georgia

German American press

German immigrants

Globalization

Godfather trilogy

Golden Venture grounding

Goldman, Emma

Gompers, Samuel

González case

Gospel Society

Graham v. Richardson

Great Depression

Great Irish Famine

Greek immigrants

Green Card

Green cards

Gresham-Yang Treaty of 1894

Grove, Andrew

Guatemalan immigrants

Guest-worker programs

Guggenheim, Meyer

H

Haitian boat people

Haitian immigrants

Hamburg-Amerika Line

Hampton v. Mow Sun Wong

Hansen effect

Hawaii

Hayakawa, S. I.

Head Money Cases

Health care

Helsinki Watch

Henderson v. Mayor of the City of New York

Higher education

History of immigration, 1620-1783

History of immigration, 1783-1891

History of immigration after 1891

Hmong immigrants

Holocaust

Homeland Security, Department of

Homestead Act of 1862

Honduran immigrants

Hong Kong immigrants

Houston

Huffington, Arianna

Hull-House

Hungarian immigrants

I

I Remember Mama

Idaho

Identificational assimilation

Illegal immigration

Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996

Illinois

Imingaisha

“Immigrant”

The Immigrant

Immigrant advantage

Immigrant aid organizations

Immigration Act of 1882

Immigration Act of 1891

Immigration Act of 1903

Immigration Act of 1907

Immigration Act of 1917

Immigration Act of 1921

Immigration Act of 1924

Immigration Act of 1943

Immigration Act of 1990

Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952

Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965

Immigration and Naturalization Service, U.S.

Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha

Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Lopez-Mendoza

Immigration and Naturalization Service v. St. Cyr

Immigration Convention of 1886

Immigration law

Immigration lawyers

Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

Immigration waves

In re Tiburcio Parrott

Indentured servitude

Indiana

Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1975

Indonesian immigrants

Industrial Revolution

Industrial Workers of the World

Infectious diseases

Intelligence testing

Intermarriage

International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union

Iowa

Iranian immigrants

Irish immigrants

Iron and steel industry

Israeli immigrants

Issei

Italian American press

Italian immigrants

J

Japanese American Citizens League

Japanese American internment

Japanese American press

Japanese immigrants

Japanese Peruvians

Jennings, Peter

Jewish immigrants

Jordan v. Tashiro

The Jungle

K

Kansas

Kentucky

Kissinger, Henry

Know-Nothing Party

Korean immigrants

Korean War

Ku Klux Klan

L

Labor unions

Lahiri, Jhumpa

Land laws

Language issues

Laotian immigrants

Latin American immigrants

Latinos and immigrants

Lau v. Nichols

Lem Moon Sing v. United States

Lennon, John

Liberia

Lim, Shirley Geok-lin

Linguistic contributions

Literacy tests

Literature

Little Havana

Little Italies

Little Tokyos

Los Angeles

Louisiana

Loyalty oaths

Luce-Celler Bill of 1946

M

McCarran Internal Security Act of 1950

McCreary Amendment of 1893

Machine politics

Mail-order brides

Maine

Malaysian immigrants

Mariel boatlift

Marriage

“Marriages of convenience”

Maryland

Massachusetts

Melting pot theory

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Mexican deportations of 1931

Mexican immigrants

Mexican Revolution

Miami

Michigan

“Middleman” minorities

Migrant superordination

Military conscription

Minnesota

Missionaries

Mississippi

Mississippi River

Missouri

“Model minorities”

Molly Maguires

“Mongrelization”

Montana

“Moral turpitude”

Mormon immigrants

Motel industry

Muir, John

Mukherjee, Bharati

Multiculturalism

Music

Muslim immigrants

My Ántonia

N

Name changing

A Nation of Immigrants

National Road

Native Americans

Native Sons of the Golden State

Nativism

Natural disasters as push-pull factors

Naturalization

Naturalization Act of 1790

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Harmony

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York City

New York State

New York v. Miln

Nguyen v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Nicaraguan immigrants

9/11 and U.S. immigration policy

Nishimura Ekiu v. United States

North American Free Trade Agreement

North Carolina

North Dakota

O

Ohio

Oklahoma

Operation Wetback

Orderly Departure Program

Oregon

Oyama v. California

Ozawa v. United States

P

Pacific Islander immigrants

Pacific Mail Steamship Company

Page Law of 1875

Pakistani immigrants

Paper sons

Parachute children

Passenger Cases

Passports

Patriot Act of 2001

Pei, I. M.

Pennsylvania

Permanent resident status

Philadelphia

Philadelphia anti-Irish riots

Picture brides

Pilgrim and Puritan immigrants

Pinkerton, Allan

Plyler v. Doe

Polish immigrants

Political parties

Ponzi, Charles

Portuguese immigrants

Powderly, Terence V.

Presidential elections

Prisoners of war in the United States

Progressivism

Proposition 187

Puerto Rican immigrants

Pulitzer, Joseph

Push-pull factors

Q

Quota systems

R

Railroads

Rapp, George

Red Scare

Refugee fatigue

Refugee Relief Act of 1953

Refugees

Released Re-education Detainee Program

Religion as a push-pull factor

Religions of immigrants

Remittances of earnings

Reno v. American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

Resident aliens

Return migration

Rhode Island

Rickover, Hyman G.

Rockne, Knute

Russian and Soviet immigrants

S

Sacco and Vanzetti trial

Sale v. Haitian Centers Council

Salvadoran immigrants

San Francisco

Sanctuary movement

Santiago, Esmeralda

Scandinavian immigrants

Schurz, Carl

Schwarzenegger, Arnold

Science

Sei Fujii v. State of California

Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy

Settlement houses

Settlement patterns

Sidhwa, Bapsi

Simon, Julian Lincoln

Slave trade

Smuggling of immigrants

Snake River Massacre

Soccer

Social networks

Sociedad Progresista Mexicana

South African immigrants

South Carolina

South Dakota

Spanish immigrants

Spanish-language press

Sports

Statue of Liberty

Stereotyping

Strauss, Levi

Supreme Court, U.S.

Sweatshops

Swiss immigrants

T

Taiwanese immigrants

Tammany Hall

Telemundo

Television and radio

Tennessee

Terrace v. Thompson

Tesla, Nikola

Texas

Texas Cart War

Thai immigrants

Tocqueville, Alexis de

Transit aliens

Transportation of immigrants

Triangle Shirtwaist fire

Truax v. Raich

Turkish immigrants

U

“Undesirable aliens”

United Farm Workers

United States v. Bhagat Singh Thind

United States v. Ju Toy

United States v. Wong Kim Ark

Universal Negro Improvement Association

Univision

Utah

V

Vermont

Vietnam War

Vietnamese immigrants

Virginia

W

War brides

War Brides Act of 1945

Washington, D.C.

Washington State

Welfare and social services

West Indian immigrants

West Virginia

Westward expansion

Wisconsin

Women immigrants

Women’s movements

Wong Wing v. United States

World migration patterns

World War I

World War II

Wyoming

X

Xenophobia

Y

Yang, Jerry

“Yellow peril” campaign

Yezierska, Anzia

Yick Wo v. Hopkins

Yugoslav state immigrants

Z

Zadvydas v. Davis

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