The U.S. Constitution gives very few specifics about the way U.S. immigration policy should look, but it provides broad guidelines as to who has authority to make such policy, as well as the legal means for challenges to elements of… View Article
In his Notes on Virginia, written in the early 1780s, Thomas Jefferson expressed skepticism that large numbers of immigrants from culturally different countries would help the U.S. to thrive.
The presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower saw two significant initiatives affecting U.S. immigration and immigrants.
Taken together, President Barack Obama’s immigration policies amounted to a centrist approach, with individual policies garnering harsh criticism from both extremes of the debate on U.S. immigration
In January of 2017, historians affiliated with the Immigration History Research Center and the Immigration and Ethnic History Society created a hashtagged #immigrationSyllabus, collecting textbooks and other readings to orient students on the past, present and future of immigration in… View Article
Born in South Africa, Elon Musk moved to Canada for university when he was 17, His company X.com merged with another early company to form PayPal in 1998. After PayPal was bought by eBay, Musk founded space exploration company SpaceX… View Article
Albert Einstein won the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics “for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect.” He was born in the German Empire in 1879. He was a U.S…. View Article
Technically the Nobel Prize in Economics is not a Nobel Prize at all. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences since 1969.
From travel bags to ship’s sails to paintings charting the immigrant experience, the durable fabric known has canvas has touched on human migration for centuries.
As president, Lyndon B. Johnson oversaw numerous key actions that affected immigration to the U.S., the most important of which was the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, which eliminated a longstanding quota system in favor of preferences that favored family… View Article