Chinese Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Market: Effects of Post-Tiananmen Immigration Policy

@article{Orrenius2012ChineseII,
  title={Chinese Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Market: Effects of Post-Tiananmen Immigration Policy},
  author={Pia M. Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny and Emily Kerr},
  journal={Labor: Supply & Demand eJournal},
  year={2012}
}
  • Pia M. Orrenius, Madeline Zavodny, Emily Kerr
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Labor: Supply & Demand eJournal
  • The Tiananmen Square protests in 1989 and ensuing government crackdown affected Chinese nationals not only at home but around the world. The U.S. government responded to the events in China by enacting multiple measures to protect Chinese nationals present in the U.S. It first suspended all forced departures among Chinese nationals present in the country as of June 1989 and later gave them authorization to work legally. The Chinese Student Protection Act, passed in October 1992, made those… CONTINUE READING
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