War Brides

Nicole Anae

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Abstract

War brides comprised an immigrant group consisting of foreign-born wives of American servicemen, including some foreign-born husbands of American servicewomen, who entered the United States under two gender-neutral pieces of legislation: as non-quota immigrants under the provisions of the 1945 War Brides Act, and; as non-immigrants under the provision of the Alien Fiancées and Fiancés Act of 1946, which permitted some foreign-born women to enter the United States
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of American Immigration
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherSalem Press
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
Volumen/a
EditionRevised / n/a
ISBN (Print)9781587655999
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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    Anae, N. (2010). War Brides. In Encyclopedia of American Immigration (Revised / n/a ed., Vol. n/a, pp. 1-6). Salem Press.