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SOWK 4118 Historical U.S. Immigration Policy: Reference and Circulating Books

This research guide is designed to help students find books, articles, and primary source material in support of the immigration policy assignment. Please also check the SOWK 4118 History of Social Welfare and Social Work guide for additional sources.

May Day Immigration March, LA, 2004

May Day Immigration March by Jonathan McIntosh

May Day Immigration March by Jonathan McIntosh

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This is a selected list of books on historical U.S. immigration policy and issues. The print books can be checked out at the Lending Desk in the Main Library at Anderson Academic Commons. Some of these books are available online, as noted. To access the online version, type in the title of the book in the library catalog and select the "electronic resource" title.  You can find many other relevant books about general and specific immigration policies and issues by searching the library catalog.

Reference Books

This is a selected list related reference books, many which cover specific immigrant groups or immigration history and issues. We also have online reference books in Gale Virtual Reference Library (see below).

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Jenny Bowers
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Electronic Books