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Author Montoya, Benjamin C., author.

Title Risking immeasurable harm : immigration restriction and U.S.-Mexican diplomatic relations, 1924-1932 / Benjamin C. Montoya.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2020.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- 1. "The question of ... numerical restriction": The Basis for the quota drive against Mexico, Winter 1924 to Fall 1927 -- 2. "Mexicans are certainly the least desirable of all immigrants": Singling out Mexico for restriction, Winter 1928 -- 3. "No state shall have the right to establish any discrimination": International pressure against the U.S. effort to restrict Mexican immigration, Spring 1928 -- 4. A "double-edge sword": The Advantages and disadvantages, risks and rewards of immigration restriction, Fall 1928 -- 5. "A real disgrace": The U.S. Senate passes a quota on Mexico, Winter 1929 to Spring 1930 -- 6. "There is no fat calf to kill": Administrative restriction, repatriation, and the demise of the quota effort against Mexico, Summer 1930 to Winter 1932 -- Conclusion.
Summary "Risking Immeasurable Harm: Immigration Restriction and U.S.-Mexican Diplomatic Relations, 1924-1932 explains how the prospect of immigration restriction affects diplomatic relations by analyzing the United States' effort to place a quota on immigration from Mexico during the late 1920s and early 1930s"-- Provided by publisher
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Subject United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- 20th century.
Immigration enforcement -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Mexico.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author University of Nebraska Press.
Added Title Immigration restriction and United States Mexican diplomatic relations, 1924-1932
Other Form: Print version: Montoya, Benjamin C. Risking immeasurable harm. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2020 9781496201294 (DLC) 2019035096 (OCoLC)1125383133
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