Read the following excerpt about Imad Daou’s experience following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. How might we fit his experience within the long history of the United States’ treatment of immigrants and immigration policy? You should use his story to explore the legal, cultural, and demographic arc we have explored in this class. This excerpt was taken from this (longer study),
These questions are designed to speak to broad themes we have discussed during the quarter. You should look to incorporate a diverse range of evidence drawn our from readings, lecture, and discussion to support your statements.
The quality of an answer depends upon your ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of our material. That is: have actively thought through these subjects, synthesized them in your head, and dug a bit further?
The essay should include a title.
12 pt font, 1” Margins, Double-spaced
Attribute your ideas. If you want to quote or refer to a source, identify the person and page number (i.e., as Gabaccia suggests, “americans’ awareness and attitudes toward immigrants and their foreign relations changed dramatically with America’s role in the world.” (10).
While outside research is not encouraged, you are welcome to bring in other materials, if appropriate. Footnote any outside research sufficiently+ so I can locate the original source.