Amanda Bishop


Excellent, A.R. Carser, Intermediate, Young Adult, Immigration, Policy, Government, United States

Document Type

Book Review


This non-fiction resource examines immigration policy in the United States. The information spans from the nation’s founding to the modern era. Chapters are divided thematically and range from history, to the relationship between immigration and the economy, to the opposing views on immigration in the United States. The information is well organized and includes factual information presented in an unbiased way. Various viewpoints and perspectives, as well as historical events, are recounted and analyzed in a way that allows readers to understand the long-term affects of immigration in the United States. The sources used in the book are foot-noted and plentiful and come from a variety of sources. The author provides a diversity of resources to further your research on immigration policy and history if desired. This is a concise resource that explores a complex and divisive topic.