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Still the Golden Door: The Third World Comes to America

Still the Golden Door: The Third World Comes to America
Author: David M. Reimers
ISBN 13: 9780231076814
ISBN 10: 231076819
Edition: second edition
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 1992-03-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 350
List Price: $32.00

This revised edition includes extensive discussion of undocumented immigrants, the 1990 immigration act, recent changes in refugee status, and the new wave of East European and Soviet immigrants.


Eight studies analyze how electrical action potentials facilitate secretion of substances from nerve cells which control endocrine events. First treatment of the phenomenon in an exclusively neuroendocrine setting. A study of Third World immigration to the US from the time of WW II to the present, with a brief (ten-page) introductory chapter summarizing Third World immigration before the war. For this edition (first was 1985), Reimers has updated individual chapters and added a short concluding chapter on the Immigration Act of 1990. Paper edition (07681-9), $14.50. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)