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Americans in waiting

Hiroshi Motomura

Americans in waiting

the lost story of immigration and citizenship in the United States

by Hiroshi Motomura

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHiroshi Motomura.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22737434M
ISBN 100195163451

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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.

In Americans in Waiting, Motomura discovers in our national past a simple yet powerful approach to immigration and citizenship/5(6). 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 Americans in waiting book 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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Cited by: Americans in Waiting: The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States by 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.

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There is a list of national providers at the bottom. 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.

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Five friends sit happily on a windowsill, waiting for something amazing to happen.4/5. The The Book of Unknown Americans quotes below are all either spoken by Arturo Rivera or refer to Arturo Rivera. 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.

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