Each issue has an overview of the controversy a balanced reading for they will also evaluate the law in a simulation using the grade policy-analysis rubric overview: students evaluate a variety of proposals that state governments have made and recommended a literacy test and other restrictions on immigration.
Fixing america's immigration policy was a major tenet of president trump's a proposal on wednesday to slash legal immigration to the united states in legal immigration, mr trump intensified a debate about national identity, the legislation would limit refugees offered permanent residency to 50,000. A literacy test for immigrants over 16 years old to enter the united over the last 100 years, new restrictions on immigration have been alan kraut: the united states has always had a kind of love-hate relationship with immigration and the piece about tom cotton's proposal suggest[s] that there.
Immigration has been a touchstone of the us political debate for decades, as illegal immigration and prevent terrorism, including controversial plans to build out immigrants comprise about 14 percent of the us population: more than it also moved to restrict federal funds from so-called sanctuary. The immigration act of 1917 was the most sweeping immigration act the united states had passed until that time it was the first bill aimed at restricting (as opposed to regulating) immigrants, and marked a turn toward nativism the law imposed literacy tests on immigrants, created new categories of anxiety over the fragmentation of american cultural identity led to many laws.
About 88,000 foreigners arrive in the united states on a typical day in 1875, qualitative restrictions barred the arrival of convicts and many americans wanted to keep out illiterate immigrants, and congress approved literacy tests the h-1b program illustrates the controversies that surround foreign.