Date of Award

Spring 5-1-2006

Document Type


First Advisor

Mairin Veith

Second Advisor

Donalda Ammons


Using a model from the field of Social Work, “Social Welfare Policy Analysis,” to analyze the U.S. immigration, the following thesis has been composed in three sections. The first describes previous policies implemented prior to the current administration’s policy, the second section explains the social and economic (together) impacts of current policy, and the last section discusses politics regarding the current policy and proposals for future policies regarding illegal immigration. [copied from part of the introduction]



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