Resources for Teaching the Common Book
This page offers an introduction to resources on contemporary immigration policy and politics in the United States. Click on a link below to jump to that section or page.
- Data and Facts about Immigration
- The Process of Immigration and Naturalization
- Scholarly Research on Immigration to the U.S. (articles)
- Selected UW Seattle Courses on Immigration and Immigration Policy
- Selected Research Bibliography on Immigration
- Yearbook on Immigration Statistics, Department of Homeland Security
- Estimate of Undocumented Immigrant Population, Department of Homeland Security (pdf)
- How Immigrants Affect California Employment and Wages
- How Immigrants Increase Public Safety
- Objective Facts and Figures about Undocumented Immigrants
- How do immigrants become legal permanent residents?
- Who gets denied when applying for citizenship?
- Trying to naturalize: Getting stuck in the citizenship backlog
- About the new citizenship test from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Samuel Huntington. “The Hispanic Challenge.” Foreign Policy, April 2004
Luis Fraga and Gary Segura. “Culture Clash? Contesting Notions of American Identity and the Effects of Latin American Immigration.” Perspectives on Politics, June 2006
Frank Bean, Susan Brown, Ruben Rumbaut. “Mexican Immigrant Political and Economic Incorporation.” Perspectives on Politics, June 2006
Kim Geron, Enrique de la Cruz, Leland T. Saito, Jaideep Singh. “Asian Pacific Americans—Social Movements and Interest Groups.” PS: Political Science and Politics, Sept 2001[Back to Top]