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CFP: LASA 2017 Panel on "Elites y Emigrantes: Immigrants to the Americas and their Relationships to the Nation-state"

Immigrants arrived all throughout the Americas in the largest recent movement of mass immigration, from 1850-1930.  Yet they were variously welcomed, invited, refused, and deported in various ways, given the historical moment.  In particular, Transpacific immigrants were the subject of much praise and condemnation, especially given the period surrounding the Second World War (1937-1945)--which corresponded with the end of the worldwide immigration surge.