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New Americans: American Immigration History

New Jersey Immigrants

In Lady Liberty's Shadow: The Politics of Race and Immigration in New Jersey
Robyn Magalit Rodriguez. New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press, 2017.
"Explores the impact of anti-immigrant municipal ordinances on a range of immigrant groups living in varied [New Jersey] suburban communities, from undocumented Latinos in predominantly white suburbs to long-established Asian immigrants in "majority-minority" suburbs." Rutgers-restricted Access
The Contributions of New Americans in New Jersey
Partnership for a New American Economy Report. August, 2016.
Immigration and Ethnicity in New Jersey History
Douglas V. Shaw. Trenton, N.J., New Jersey Historical Commission, Dept. of State, c1994. Available?
The People of New Jersey
Rudoph J. Vecoli. Princeton, N.J., Van Nostrand, 1965. Seminal general study of the ethnic groups that migrated to New Jersey from colonial times to the 1960s. Available?
The New Jersey Ethnic Experience
Edited by Barbara Cunningham. Union City, N.J. : W. H. Wise, 1977.
Essays on 31 ethnic groups in New Jersey. Available?
A New Wave of Immigration in New Jersey: diversity and vitality 1940-2009 
Henry Bischoff and Carol Kitman. S.l. : printed by Lulu, c2010. Available?
Germans in New Jersey: A History
Peter T. Lubrecht. Charleston, The History Press, 2013. Available?
The Irish-American Experience in New Jersey and Metropolitan New York: Cultural Identity, Hybridity, and Commemoration
Marta Mestrovic Deyrup and Maura Grace Harrington. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. Rutgers-restricted Access
Hidden History of the Irish in New Jersey
Thomas Fox. Charleston, S.C., History Press, 2011. Available?
Community, Culture and the Makings of Identity: Portuguese-Americans Along the Eastern Seaboard
Kimberly DaCosta Holton ad Andrea Klimt. North Dartmouth, Mass., University of Massachusets Dartmouth, Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture. Available?
Caribbean Peoples in New Jersey: An Overview
Henry Bischoff. New Jersey History 113(1-2), February 1995, pp. 1-30. Available?
Black, Foreign-Born and Elected: West Indians in New Jersey's Political Offices
Hyacinth Miller. National Political Science Review 19(1), 2018, pp. 79-96. Rutgers-restricted Access
Cubans in New Jersey: Migrants Tell Their Stories
Milagros Castillo-Montoya. Newark, N.J., Newark Public Library, 2012. Available?
The Cubans of Union City
Yolanda Prieto. Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 2009. Rutgers-restricted Access
“Porque Las Raizes No Se Olvidan”: Continuity and Change among Mexican Migrants in New Jersey
Frances A. Rothstein. Bulletin of Latin American Research 34(1), 2015, pp. 85-98. Rutgers-restricted Access
Peruvians in Paterson: The Growth and Establishment of a Peruvian American Community within the Multiethnic Immigrant History of Paterson, New Jersey
Michael G. Francesco. Journal of Urban History 40(3), 2014, pp. 497-513. Rutgers-restricted Access
Education, Assimilation And Acculturation: A Case Study of A Japanese-american Community In New Jersey
Koji Shimada. (Ph.D Thesis) Temple University, 1975. Rutgers-restricted Access
Beyond the City and the Bridge: East Asian Immigration in a New Jersey Suburb
Noriko Matsumoto. New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press, 2018.
A case study of Fort Lee, New Jersey. Fort Lee has one of the largest concentrations of East Asians of any suburb on the East Coast, with Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans forming distinct communities. Available?
Suburban Sahibs : Three Immigrant Families and Their Passage from India to America
S Mitra Kalita. Rutgers University Press, 2003.
Explores the migration to central New Jersey of three waves of Indian immigrant groups, represented by three families. Rutgers-restricted Access
Oral History Project: The Immigrant Experience of Asian Indians in New Jersey
Association of Indians in America. New Jersey Chapter.
Transcripts of interviews (2002-2003) with 21 Asian-Indian immigrants who have made an impact in the fields of politics, business, the arts, science, medicine, and community service. Available?
Immigrants in Hoboken: One Way Ticket, 1845-1985
Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson. The History Press, 2011. Rutgers-restricted Access
When Newark Had a Chinatown: My Personal Journey
Yoland Skeete-Laessing. Pittsburgh, Dorrance, 2016. Available?

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