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Author Kretsedemas, Philip, 1967-
Title The immigration crucible [electronic resource] : transforming race, nation, and the limits of the law / Philip Kretsedemas.
Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, c2012
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: an untimely intervention on the U.S. immigration debate: puzzling evidence: the contradictions of immigration enforcement and the politics of immigration policy; immigrants and state power: on the margins of the law -- A different kind of immigration, a new kind of statelessness -- The secret life of the state -- Concerned citizens, local exclusions: local immigration laws and the legacy of Jim Crow -- Race, nation, immigration: stranded at the crossroads of liberal thought -- Conclusion: the immigration crucible: immigration policy and enforcement under the Obama Administration; immigration policy, national identity, and the limits of executive authority.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 21st century.
Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
Emigration and immigration law -- United States -- History.
Immigration enforcement -- United States.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: 9780231157605 0231157606 9780231157612 0231157614 0231527322 (DLC) 2011036609
ISBN 0231527322 (electronic bk.)
9780231527323 (electronic bk.)
9780231157605 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231157606 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231157612 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231157614 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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