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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Immigration: Resources, Problems and Policies

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Another database for reliable background information on a topic, enter your keyword search terms (e.g. immigration and history and United States) in the search box, below. Also provides access to the full text of a reference (i.e. encyclopedia, handbook, etc.) articles.


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Books at the Lloyd Sealy Library

being brown in dixieBeing brown in Dixie : Race, ethnicity, and Latino immigration in the new South. (2011). Stacks - F220 .S75 B45 2011




inside the stateInside the state : The bracero program, immigration, and the I.N.S. (2010). Stacks - JV6493 .C35 2010




book cover image for "they take our jobs!""They take our jobs!" And 20 other myths about immigration (2007). Ebook.





book cover: illegal immigration: a reference handbookIllegal immigration a reference handbook (2007) by Michael C. LeMay. 

the encyclopedia of civil liberties in america


Immigration Law. (2005). In D. Schultz & J. R. Vile (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America (Vol. 2, pp. 481-483). Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference. Retrieved from the Gale Virtual Reference Library.


 Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (3 Vol Set)Immigration, U.S. (2008). In R. T. Schaefer (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (Vol. 2, pp. 686-691). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Inc. Retrieved from the Gale Virtual Reference Library.



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