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The Good ImmigrantsHow the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority$
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Madeline Y. Hsu

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780691164021

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.001.0001

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Symbiotic Brain Drains

Symbiotic Brain Drains

Immigration Reform and the Knowledge Worker Recruitment Act of 1965

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(p.198) Chapter 8 Symbiotic Brain Drains
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The Good Immigrants
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Madeline Y. Hsu

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Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.003.0008

This chapter analyzes immigration reform and the knowledge worker recruitment aspects of the Hart–Celler Act of 1965 to track the intensifying convergence of educational exchange programs, economic nationalism, and immigration reform. During the Cold War, the State Department expanded cultural diplomacy programs so that the numbers of international students burgeoned, particularly in the fields of science. Although the programs were initially conceived as a way of instilling influence over the future leaders of developing nations, international students, particularly from Taiwan, India, and South Korea, took advantage of minor changes in immigration laws and bureaucratic procedures that allowed students, skilled workers, and technical trainees to gain legal employment and eventually permanent residency and thereby remain in the United States.

Keywords:   immigration reform, Hart–Celler Act 1965, economic nationalism, educational exchange programs, Cold War, State Department, Taiwan, India, South Korea

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