War Brides

Nicole Anae

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter


    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
    Number of pages6
    EditionRevised / n/a
    ISBN (Print)9781587655999
    Publication statusPublished - 2010


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