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The de facto Transnationalizing of Immigration Policy

Saskia Sassen

in Challenge to the Nation-State: Immigration in Western Europe and the United States

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292296
eISBN:
9780191599569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292295.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the emergence of a de facto transnationalism in the handling of immigration issues. Transnationalism is applied to immigration policy developments that are viewed as fragmented ... More


EU Immigration Policy: From Intergovernmentalism to Reluctant Harmonizatio n

Terri Givens and Adam Luedtke

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Focusses on EU immigration policy. While providing an overview of the current status of EU immigration policy, Givens and Luedtke also examine the various national‐level factors from party politics ... More


‘The Gravest Menace?’ American Immigration Policy

Desmond King

in In The Name of Liberalism: Illiberal Social Policy in the USA and Britain

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296294
eISBN:
9780191599668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296290.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

King uses historical archival research to examine American immigration policy's formulation between 1900 and 1930, and illustrates how racial quotas and eugenic categories shaped restrictions on ... More


Policing and Immigration: The Creation of New Policy Spaces

Penelope Turnbull and Wayne Sandholtz

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

An analysis is made of the creation of new European Union (EU) spaces for cooperation in policing and immigration policies. The Treaty of Rome was silent on both topics, and before the Maastricht ... More


Asylum and State Sovereignty: A Comparison of the United States, Germany, and Britain

Christian Joppke

in Challenge to the Nation-State: Immigration in Western Europe and the United States

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292296
eISBN:
9780191599569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292295.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses two claims on the capacity of states to control immigration: that this capacity is declining, and that this decline is related to the rise of an international human rights ... More


The Decline of Sovereignty? Politics and Immigration Restriction in Liberal States

Gary P. Freeman

in Challenge to the Nation-State: Immigration in Western Europe and the United States

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292296
eISBN:
9780191599569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292295.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the theory of declining sovereignty and pervasive restrictionism in the politics of immigration in Western nations. It is argued that the situation is not grave as it seems ... More


Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Uma A. Segal, Doreen Elliott, and Nazneen S. Mayadas (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Immigration occurs in the wealthy nations of the global north and the not-so-rich countries of the global south; it involves individuals who arrive with substantial human capital and those with ... More


Individual Preferences over High-Skilled Immigration in the United States

Gordon Hanson, Kenneth Scheve, and Matthew J. Slaughter

in Skilled Immigration Today: Prospects, Problems, and Policies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195382433
eISBN:
9780199852352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382433.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

There is the argument that the average citizen will feel less threatened by skilled immigrants, for assimilation reasons and because the skilled immigrants are not perceived as a drain on the fiscal ... More


Negotiating Protection: Illegal Immigration and Party Machines

Lisa Rose Mar

in Brokering Belonging: Chinese in Canada's Exclusion Era, 1885-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199733132
eISBN:
9780199866533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733132.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, World Medieval History

One of the most curious aspects of anti-Chinese policies was officials’ practice of hiring immigrant Chinese interpreters, thus foiling exclusionary laws. The clash of two titans, Yip On and David ... More


Immigration Policies and Human Resources Planning

Johannes M. M. Chan

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter alerts to the complexity of the immigrant process and the contradictory policies on both sides of the border that exacerbate already difficult family situations. It also points to the ... More


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