The Immigration Crucible : Transforming Race, Nation, and the Limits of the Law
By: Kretsedemas, Philip.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (233 p.).ISBN: 9780231527323.Subject(s): Emigration and immigration law -- United States -- History | Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Immigration enforcement -- United States | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 21st century | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Immigration Crucible : Transforming Race, Nation, and the Limits of the LawDDC classification: 325.73 LOC classification: JV6483 .K74 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; List of Tables; Preface; 1 INTRODUCTION An Untimely Intervention on the U.S. Immigration Debate; 2 A Different Kind of Immigration, a New Kind of Statelessness; 3 The Secret Life of the State; 4 Concerned Cititzens, Local Exclusions; 5 Race, Nation, Immigration; 6 CONCLUSION The Immigration Crucible; Notes; Bibliography; Index
In the debate over U.S. immigration, all sides now support policy and practice that expand the parameters of enforcement. While immigration control forces lobby for intensifying enforcement for reasons that are transparently connected to their policy agenda, and pro-immigration forces favor the liberalization of migrant flows and more fluid labor market regulation, these transformations, meant to grow global trade and commerce networks, also enlarge the extralegal (or marginally legal) discretionary powers of the state and encourage a more enforcement-heavy governing agenda.Philip
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