Political Sociology SOC 331
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Date Created: 09/19/15
Big questions 1 Why so many out of so few places 2 Why so few out of so many places Contemporary migration to the USsome patterns to analyze these two questions Mexican migration 0 history of connections 0 Braceroprogram 0 Speci c demand for labor migration aimed at certain areas Cuba 0 39open hearts open arms39 Cold War welcome and helped as refugees o Started with mostly rich mostly white migrants 0 19603 economic boom Salvadorians o displacement 0 military involvement US supported military since were not left wingcontext of Cold War largest military buildup of US troops in central America 0 39friendly country39 could not admit people as refugees Geneva Convention anybody with threat to life fear for prosecution has a right to seek asylum or be treated as a refugee 0 Economic restructuring Conclusions 0 selective groups of people migrate connections knowledge opportunities diversity increased but not completely new 39race39 is rede ned 0 increase numbers relative to what period most migration to the US relative to the population not necessarily Patterns Related to context of reception govemmental context of reception labor market context of reception ethnic group context of reception
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