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Beyond National Origins: The Development of Modern Immigration Policymaking, 1948-1968

@inproceedings{Wolgin2011BeyondNO,
  title={Beyond National Origins: The Development of Modern Immigration Policymaking, 1948-1968},
  author={Philip E. Wolgin},
  year={2011}
}
This dissertation examines the development of the modern system of immigration policy. In doing so I shift the lens of analysis from singular strands of legislation to the most enduring facet of postwar reform: the three major categories of permanent immigrant admissions - family reunion, labor-market, and refugee - enshrined in the Hart-Celler Act of 1965. Hart-Celler ended the race-based national origins quota system which had governed immigrant admissions since the 1920s, and implemented a… 
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