Immigrant America: A Portrait

This revised, updated, and expanded fourth edition of Immigrant America: A Portrait explores the economic, political, spatial, and linguistic aspects of immigration; the role of religion in the acculturation and social integration of foreign minorities; and the adaptation process for the second generation.

Incorporating the latest available data, this revised edition includes new chapters on theories of migration and on the history of U.S.-bound migration from the late nineteenth century to the present, offering an updated protracted concluding chapter on immigration and public policy.