Describe the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act (aka Hart-Celler Act) in detail in your own words. Identify one specific way in which this policy is different than immigration policies before 1965. Explain an impact that this policy has had on immigration since 1965.
Summarize two key components of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Then, explain what this immigration policy did and one potential impact this could it have had on immigrants or immigration at the time.
The Meissner reading summarizes the 6 pillars of the modern-day immigration enforcement system. Summarize one pillar with specifics but in your own words. Given this pillar and the efforts of this formidable machinery, what might we have expected to have occurred in terms of unauthorized immigration in the U.S.? Based on material covered in powerpoints and what you know about why migration occurs, do you think those expectations were realized? Why or why not? Explain.