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Call for Immigration History Grad Student Blog Posts – Due November 15!

Calling Immigration and Ethnic History Graduate Students! Due November 15! We invite submissions for the second annual Graduate Student Blog Competition for the Immigration and Ethnic History Society (IEHS) Blog. The blog features writing by senior scholars, emerging scholars, and…

Raymond Pun, “Making General Tso Halal: Eating at Chinese Muslim Restaurants in Queens”

In Flushing, Queens, Yi Lan Halal Restaurant serves several traditional Chinese dishes from Xinjiang Province, in northwest China. That province is home to diverse ethnic groups, including a significant number of Muslim Uyghurs. The menu at this Queens eatery, operated and…

Colin McConarty, “Immigrants, the 1920s, and New Deal Ideology”

Between 1880 and 1925, the United States government responded to nativism by restricting immigration for the first time. A professor at the University of Minnesota named Raymond Moley resisted this tide by calling for immigrants and native-born Americans to work…