Buff, Rachel Ida.

Immigrant Rights in the Shadows of Citizenship. - New York : NYU Press, 2008. - 1 online resource (457 pages). - JSTOR eBooks Nation of Newcomers . - Nation of newcomers. .

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Punctuated by marches across the United States in the spring of 2006, immigrant rights has reemerged as a significant and highly visible political issue. Immigrant Rights in the Shadows of U.S. Citizenship brings prominent activists and scholars together to examine the emergence and significance of the contemporary immigrant rights movement. Contributors place the contemporary immigrant rights movement in historical and comparative contexts by looking at the ways immigrants and their allies have staked claims to rights in the past, and by examining movements based in different communities arou.

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22573/ctt8jx3ck JSTOR

Emigration and immigration law--History.--United States
Constitutional law--United States.
Immigrants--Civil rights--History.--United States
Immigrants--Government policy--History.--United States
Social integration--Government policy--History.--United States

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