ERIC Number: EJ359597
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Why the McCarran-Walter Act Must Be Amended.
Scanlan, John A.
Academe, v73 n5 p5-13 Sep-Oct 1987
The practice of excluding aliens because of their beliefs, political utterances, or party affiliations is discussed. The historical use of immigration law to stifle dissent is described, along with a bill that would repeal the ideological exclusion provisions of the McCarran-Walter Act. (MLW)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Activism, Democracy, Discriminatory Legislation, Dissent, Federal Legislation, Foreign Nationals, Freedom of Speech, Higher Education, History, Ideology, Intellectual Freedom, Laws, Majority Attitudes, National Security, Personal Autonomy, Political Attitudes, Political Issues
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A