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Documentation Status - DREAMERS

Documentation Status

2.5 Immigration Since 9/11

2.4 The Door Reopens cont'd

Assigned Readings:
Binder, Frederick M., and David M. Reimers. (1995) All the Nations Under Heaven: An Ethnic and Racial History of New York City. New York: Columbia University Press.CH 9: “Truly a Global City: New York City, 1970 to the Present,” pp. 225-258. Semple, Kirk. (2010) “In an Italian Enclave in the Bronx, Signs of Mexico Begin to Show,” New York Times, (July 7).Fesseden, Ford and Sam Roberts. (2011) “Then as Now: New York’s Shifting Ethnic Mosaic,” New York Times (January 22).Interactive State Immigration Data Profiles from MPI Media: Deeply Dominican in Upper Manhattan (6 min)

The Door Reopens - 1965 - 2001

Assigned Readings: Daniels, Roger (2005) “Lyndon Johnson and the End of the Quota System,” pp. 129-144 (CH7) in Guarding the Golden Door: American Immigration Policy and Immigrant Since 1882. New York: Hill and Wang. Binder, Frederick M., and David M. Reimers. (1995) All the Nations Under Heaven: An Ethnic and Racial History of New York City. New York: Columbia University Press.CH 8: “A Better Time: New York City, 1945-1970,” pp. 197-224. Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 aka Hart-Cellar ActMedia: 
“1965 Immigration Law Changed Face of America” Jennifer Ludden for NPR (please listen at home)

2.2 Door Closes cont'd

Assigned Readings:
Chang, Iris. (2003) “The Chinese Exclusion Act,” pp. 130-156 in The Chinese in America: A Narrative History. New York: Penguin Books.Daniels, Roger (2005) “The 1920s: The Triumph of Old Nativism,” pp. 27-58 (CH2) in Guarding the Golden Door: American Immigration Policy and Immigrant Since 1882. New York: Hill and Wang. note that the entire chapter may be read online on Google Books; if you are unable to read it online, visit the library and read it there. Media:
Discovering Angel Island: The Story Behind the Poems (12 mins)

2.1 The Door Closes - 1880 - 1924

Assigned Readings:
Binder, Frederick M., and David M. Reimers. (1995) All the Nations Under Heaven: An Ethnic and Racial History of New York City. New York: Columbia University Press.CH 4: “Old and New Immigrants in Greater New York City,” pp. 93-113CH 5: “Jews and Italians in Greater New York City, 1880 to World War I,” pp. 114-148 Media: pictures of New York City at turn of the 19th centuryfull pictures of New York City archive from the cityAt Home: Island of Hope, Island of Tears (29 min) 
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2.0 Open Borders: Immigration Until 1880

Assigned Readings(s):
Binder, Frederick M., and David M. Reimers. (1995) “Diversity in Action: Irish and German Immigrants in a Growing City, 1789-1880,” pp. 59-92 (CH3) in All the Nations Under Heaven: An Ethnic and Racial History of New York City. New York: Columbia University Press. Suggested Reading(s): Riis, Jacob A. (1890) How the Other Half Lives. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. Read: PrefaceIntroductionGenesis of the TenementsThe AwakeningThe Mixed CrowdChinatown Note that this book is open domain and should be readily accessible in iTunes, GooglePlay, etc. Here are some sites where you may find this book: Authentic HistoryBartlebyGoogle Booksor as PDF PPT: