Moloney, Deirdre M.

National insecurities : immigrants and U.S. deportation policy since 1882 / Immigrants and U.S. deportation policy since 1882 Deirdre M. Moloney. - 1st ed. - Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, c2012. - x, 315 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women, sexuality, and economic dependency in early U.S. deportation policy -- Differential regulation : Interrogating sexuality in Europe, in urban America, and along the Mexican border -- Gender, dependency, and the "likely to become a public charge" provision -- Loathsome or contagious : immigrant bodies, disease, and eugenics and the borders -- Clash of civilizations : whiteness, orientalism, and the limits of religious tolerance at the borders -- Deportation based on politics, labor, and ideology -- Immigrants' rights as human rights -- Excerpts of major U.S. legislation pertaining to immigration deportation policy -- Aliens removed or returned, fiscal years 1892 to 2008. Appendix A: Appendix B:

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Immigrants--Social conditions.--United States
Women immigrants--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States.
Illegal aliens--Government policy--History.--United States
Deportation--History.--United States


United States--Emigration and immigration--Government policy--History.

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