Labor Studies | Labor and Immigration
L290 | 11749 | Siddiqui, Shariq


LSTU-L 290 Labor and Immigration 1 cr hr; Class Number 11749; 5:45-
8:25 PM, Wednesday, PY109. Class meets March 27, April 3, 10, 17 and
24. This class will focus on immigration and immigrant workers in
American society; history; current legal rights; related public
policy issues; immigrants in unions and community organizations.  In
this class we'll examine the impacts of immigration policy on
immigrant and native workers, looking at several different
industries (eg. agricultural, academia, sports and high tech). We
will first examine the history of immigration policy as it relates
to labor.  We will look at current immigration laws and regulations
and its affects on labor.  We'll compare United States' to other
industrial nations' immigration policies.  We will analyze the
current stance on immigration of US unions and trade union
federations.  We will also look at the role of businesses in the
immigration debate.  Instructor: Shariq Siddiqui.