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Immigration USA

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Transcript of Immigration USA

Historical Aspects! Immigration to the United States 1. Periods of immigration
1.1. The colonial period
1.2. The mid- 19th century
1.3. The start of the 20th
century
1.4. Post- 1965
2. Demographics
3. Social

5. Asylum for refugees
6. Illegal immigration American immigration history can be viewed in four epochs: Contents: Colonial Period: The mid- 19th century The early 20th- Century Post- 1965 Demographics LK Englisch Wolters 1. The colonial period


2. The mid-19th century


3. The start of the 20th century


4. Post-1965 During the 17th century, approximately 175,000 Englishmen migrated to Colonial America. Over half of all European immigrants to Colonial America during the 17th and 18th centuries arrived as indentured servants. The mid-19th century saw mainly an influx from northern Europe The early 20th-century immgrants mainly came from Southern and Eastern Europe Post-1965 the most came from Latin America and Asia. The Census Bureau estimates the US population will grow from 281 million in 2000 to 397 million in 2050 (with immigration), but only to 328 million (with no immigration) A new report from the Pew Research Center projects that by 2050, non-Hispanic whites will account for 47% of the population, down from the 2005 figure of 67%.





Non-Hispanic whites made up 85% of the population in 1960. Hispanics It also foresees the Hispanic population rising from 14% in 2005 to 29% by 2050 Non- hispanic whites Asians The Asian population is expected to more than triple by 2050. Discrimination and Fears Irish Immigration (1850) = Catholics

After 9/11 (2001) = Muslims (Terror)

Conflict (1992):

Black People <-> Koreans

Afro- american <-> Latinos Illegal Immigrants Asylum for refugees Refugees compose about one-tenth of the total annual immigration to the United States Since 1975, more than 1.3 million refugees from Asia. Since 2000 the main refugee-sending regions: Somalia, Liberia, Sudan, and Ethiopia. It is estimated that 11.2 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. In 2010 there were parents of 5.5 million children, 4.5 million of them were born in the U.S. and are citizens. Thank you very much!
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