Americans in Waiting

The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States by Hiroshi Motomura

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Written in English
Cover of: Americans in Waiting | Hiroshi Motomura
Published: Pages: 256 Downloads: 242
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Subjects:

  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Public Policy - Cultural Policy,
  • United States - General,
  • Law / Emigration & Immigration,
  • Law,
  • History - U.S.
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9327060M
ISBN 100195336089
ISBN 109780195336085
OCLC/WorldCa173002315

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The third category is what Motomuro is most concerned with, hence the title of the book. Americans in Waiting are legal immigrants who are on a path to citizenship, but who have not or cannot naturalize yet (i.e: either they have not met the legal naturalization waiting period of years for Legal Permanent Residents, administrative backlog, etc).Cited by:   Americans in Waiting: The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States.

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Americans in Waiting The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States Hiroshi Motomura. Although America is unquestionably a nation of immigrants, its immigration policies have inspired more questions than consensus on who should be admitted and what the path to citizenship should be.

Americans in Waiting: The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States. Although America is unquestionably a nation of immigrants, its immigration policies have inspired more questions than consensus on who should be admitted and what the path to citizenship should be.4/5(1).

The third category is what Motomuro is most concerned with, hence the title of the book. Americans in Waiting are legal immigrants who are on a path to citizenship, but who have not or cannot naturalize yet (i.e: either they have not met the legal naturalization waiting period of years for Legal Permanent Residents, administrative backlog, etc)/5(9).

In Americans in Waiting, Motomura discovers in our national past a simple yet powerful approach to immigration and citizenship. Rewriting the conventional story, Motomura uncovers how for over years, many immigrants were immediately put on track to U /5(68).

"In Americans in Waiting, Hiroshi Motomura discovers in our national past a simple yet powerful approach to immigration and citizenship. Rewriting the conventional story, Motomura uncovers how for over years, many immigrants were immediately put on track to U.S. citizenship.

Hiroshi Motomura in his book, Americans in Waiting, that was discussed in details, attempts to answer these questions and to demonstrate how this decline, in America’s view and treatment of immigration, has actually created the issues now faced.

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Please be aware that this discussion guide may contain spoilers. Ha Jin's novel Waiting was the winner of the winner of the National Book Award for Fiction.

This quietly poignant novel of love and repression in Communist China begins in when Lin Kong, an army doctor, falls in love with the young nurse Manna Wu during a forced military march. Caldecott Honor and Geisel Honor Book What are you waiting for. An owl, a puppy, a bear, a rabbit, and a pigall toys arranged on a childs windowsillwait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by the New York Timesbestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes.

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For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:). Waiting is a novel by Chinese-American author Ha Jin which won the National Book Award that year.

It is based on a true story that Jin heard from his wife when they were visiting her family at an army hospital in China. At the hospital was an army doctor who had waited eighteen years to get a divorce so he could marry Author: Ha Jin.

My view has been informed by “Americans in Waiting,” a book by Hiroshi Motomura, a law professor at the University of North Carolina, about what he calls a lost story of a confident young country Author: Lawrence Downes. Americans' pocketbooks are waiting for coronavirus stimulus, and lawmakers are running out of time "Markets have been agitated, and to some degree undermined, by the perception of a slow federal.

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Geoffrey Canada (born Janu ) is an American educator, social activist and author. SinceCanada has been president of the Harlem Children's Zone in Harlem, New York, an organization that states its goal is to increase high school and college graduation rates among students in Harlem.

This initiative serves a block area of Harlem replete with at-risk mater: Bowdoin College, Harvard University. Passenger 9 Adult () Senior (65+) Young adult () Child () Infant in seat (under 2) Unaccompanied minors., Opens in a new window.

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Davis. If the people who study the psychology of waiting in line — yes, there is such a thing — have an origin story, it’s this: It was the s, and a high-rise office building in Manhattan had a. Waiting by Ha Jin About the book Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction.

In Waiting, PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author Ha Jin draws on his intimate knowledge of contemporary China to create a novel of unexpected richness and feeling.

This is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflictingFile Size: 35KB. The Book of Unknown Americans is set primarily in Delaware inin the months leading up to and directly following the election of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama.

The financial crisis of has gripped the nation, and several of Henríquez’s characters live daily with the fear that they will lose their jobs—eventually, for Arturo Rivera and for Rafael.

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