IMMIGRATION

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IMMIGRATION by Mind Map: IMMIGRATION

1. Pluralism: 'The equal coexistence of diverse cultures in a mutually supportive relationship within the boundaries of one nation" (Koppelman, 2014).

2. Nativism: "anti-immigrant ideology advocating the protection of "native" inhabitants of a country from new or potential immigrants who are viewed as threatening or dangerous" (Feagin & Feagin, 1996).

3. Assimilation - immigrants adopt cultural traits from their host country and are absorbed into society

4. Americanization: abandon heritage and conform to American ways

5. Immigration Law: 1942 - restricted immigration to primarily white groups

6. Native Americans

6.1. "Know-Nothings"

7. Latinos

7.1. 40 million in US

7.2. 1 of 6 undocumented

7.3. 12% of work force

8. Mexico

8.1. 11,643,000

8.2. 26.9% of immigrant population

9. Korea

9.1. 1,060,000

9.2. 2.4% of immigrant population

10. India

10.1. 2,390,000

10.2. 5.5% of immigrant population

11. Guatemala

11.1. 928,000

11.2. 2.1% of immigrant population

12. El Salvador

12.1. 1,352,000

12.2. 3.1% of immigrant population

13. Dominican Republic

13.1. 1,063,000

13.2. 2.5% of immigrant population

14. Cuba

14.1. 1,211,000

14.2. 2.8% of immigrant population

15. China

15.1. 2,065,000

15.2. 4.8% of immigrant population

16. Vietnam

16.1. 1,301,000

16.2. 3% of immigrant population

17. Philippines

17.1. 1,982,000

17.2. 4.6% of immigrant population

18. Poverty

18.1. Many immigrants face a community and life full of poverty. If they are able, they leave their towns to migrate to the united States, in hope of a better life for themselves and their families.

18.2. Immigrants generally come from low income areas and may seek job placement within the United States. There are many jobs available for these workers.

19. Religion

19.1. Immigrants may travel to the US in hopes of fleeing religious persecution or conflict.

20. Natural Disasters/Climate Change

20.1. When a city or country experiences a devastating natural disaster, they oftentimes flee the country to seek shelter and safety. An immigrant may choose to relocate if they are not in favor of their country's harsh climate.

21. Northern European immigrants could more easily conform to Anglo ways because of their white skin. They were easily able to Americanize themselves by dressing, talking, thinking, and behaving like the white majority.

22. Jews

22.1. Many Jews sought freedom in the US from Anti-Semitism, prejudices or stereotypes against them