Ruth M. Cullen, of Fordham University, reviews two books: (1) Migration and Immigration: A Global View and (2) U.S. Immigration: A Global View, by Maura I. Toto-Morn and Marixsa Alicea. These two books act as an introduction to immigration. The first book is organized by country, including information on each country’s migration issues, political, social, and economic elements of that country’s migration. The second book is a reference handbook on immigration policy in the United States since 1965, domestic policy, and global issues. Topics include laws such as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), the Immigration Act of 1990, legalization, amnesty, global refugees, etc.
Read the book review at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1747-7379.2005.tb00263.x/abstract