Resources: Ch. 4 of Racial and Ethnic Groups and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website atwww.uscis.gov
Browse through the USCIS website, paying special attention to immigration forms, fees, fingerprinting, services, and benefits.
Select an immigrant group from Ch. 4 of the text.
Imagine yourself as a current member of your selected group, and consider the following question: Would I want to immigrate to the United States, and why? Think about what opinion you would have of the immigration process, including naturalization, the costs, fingerprinting, and so forth.
Consider whether the process would seem easy or difficult for you as an immigrant. After you have thought about your answers, proceed to the next step of this CheckPoint.
Post a 200- to 300-word summary that answers all of the following questions:
· Should United States government policy favor certain kinds of immigrants?
· Should citizenship preference be given to the neediest applicants? The most talented? The most oppressed? The richest?
Should applications from certain countries be given priority? (Feltey, 2006, p. 11)