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

Tanja A. Börzel and Rachel A. Cichowski (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This is the sixth volume in the biennial series State of the European Union, which was launched in 1991 and is produced under the auspices of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA). It takes ... More


“Economic and Humanitarian”: Propaganda and the Redemption of Chinese Immigrants through Refugee Relief

Madeline Y. Hsu

in The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164021
eISBN:
9781400866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses how the mandate for refugee relief and widespread publicity that magnified the merits of Chinese applied further pressures for U.S. immigration reform. Hong Kong's refugee ... More


Symbiotic Brain Drains: Immigration Reform and the Knowledge Worker Recruitment Act of 1965

Madeline Y. Hsu

in The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164021
eISBN:
9781400866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes immigration reform and the knowledge worker recruitment aspects of the Hart–Celler Act of 1965 to track the intensifying convergence of educational exchange programs, economic ... More


The Struggles of an “Orthodox Innovator”: George W. Bush, the Conservative Movement, and Domestic Policy

Jon Herbert

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on George Bush's domestic policy. It examines four of Bush's domestic policy initiatives: education reform, the Medicare prescription drug benefit, social security reform and ... More


Reforming the Back Door: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 in Historical Perspective

Aristide R. Zolberg

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0012
Subject:
History, Historiography

After the abolition of slavery, this chapter observes, agricultural and industrial employers used a variety of “back-door” techniques to bypass restrictions on immigration and bring temporary Asian, ... More


“For All Those Bending Years”: IRCA, the Dog War, and the Campaign for Legal Status

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the developments of the 1980s for the Jamaican guestworkers. The decade brought guestworkers immigration reform legislation known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act ... More


From Prayer to Protest: The Immigrant Rights Movement and the Catholic Church

Luisa Heredia

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Undocumented immigration has been at the heart of contemporary legislative debates on immigration policy in the United States. In 2006, immigrants of all legal statuses were at the center of the mass ... More


Conclusion: The Discourse and the Danger (or, Why <i>Plyler</i> Should Have Been Decided on Preemption Grounds)

Michael A. Olivas

in No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This concluding chapter analyzes the actual legal reasoning of the Plyler case, acknowledging its importance and efficacy, and notes that it would have been more efficacious and far reaching if ... More


Drawing New Lines in the Sand: Evaluating the Failure of Immigration Reforms from 2006 to the Beginning of the Obama Administration

Louis DeSipio

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

When millions of immigrants, their U.S. citizen family members, and their supporters protested in the late winter and early spring of 2006, a new voice was raised in the national immigration debate ... More


Senate Bill 1070: Wagers of Loveand Fear at the Border

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the murder of southern Arizonan rancher, Robter Krentz, and how it served as a political tipping point in the immigration debate in Arizona, leading to the passing of the ... More


Revisiting Reform in a Republican Congress

in Lobbying for Inclusion: Rights Politics and the Making of Immigration Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751759
eISBN:
9780804767750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751759.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter revisits the controversy over legal and illegal immigration in the 104th Congress, which enacted the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA). The ... More


Paddy and Paddiette Go to Washington: Race and Transnational Immigration Politics

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter follows the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform (ILIR), which organized in December 2005 to “legalize the Irish,” maintaining that calls for a zero tolerance approach to immigration at ... More


Beyond Immigration Reform: The Latin Americanization of  Latino Politics, Authoritarian Statism, and Democracy from Below

Alfonso Gonzales

in Reform Without Justice: Latino Migrant Politics and the Homeland Security State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199973392
eISBN:
9780199369911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973392.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

The chapter interrogates the immigration reform proposal subsequently considered by the Gang of Eight in the Senate. The chapter argues that if this proposal is implemented, it would result in the ... More


Equity for Latino/as and the Poor

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter suggests long-term structural and institutional measures that encompass education, employment, and immigration reform, all designed to stabilize and the Latino/a community and facilitate ... More


Groundswell Meets Groundwork: Building on the Mobilizations to Empower Immigrant Communities

Ted Wang and Robert C. Winn

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the spring of 2006, millions of immigrants and their allies participated in hundreds of marches across the United States. Broad coalitions that had convened to support comprehensive immigration ... More


Legal and Illegal Immigration Reform

in Lobbying for Inclusion: Rights Politics and the Making of Immigration Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751759
eISBN:
9780804767750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751759.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter first examines the legislative strategies employed by ethnic rights groups and other interest groups to obtain their favored policy in contests over legal- and illegal-immigration reform ... More


The Unlovely Residue of Outworn Prejudices: The Hart-Celler Act and the Politics of Immigration Reform, 1945–1965

Mae M. Ngai

in Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830109
eISBN:
9781469602332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869710_kazin.8
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores how liberal scholars and policymakers, most of whom were the children of European immigrants, invoked a conception of “equal rights” derived from the black freedom movement to ... More


Advancing Racial Equality and Internationalism through Immigration Reform

Cindy I-Fen Cheng

in Citizens of Asian America: Democracy and Race during the Cold War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759356
eISBN:
9780814770849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759356.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the U.S. government's systematic monitoring of the political activities and loyalty of Chinese Americans in the country in response to the communist revolution in China and the ... More


Reforming U.S. Immigration Policies

Philip Martin

in Importing Poverty?: Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139174
eISBN:
9780300156003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139174.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Immigration policy influences the number of farmworkers, their earnings and benefits, their settlement in the United States. This chapter reviews the evolution of U.S. immigration policy (from a ... More


A Pragmatic Proposal for Immigration Reform

Ediberto Román and Michael A. Olivas

in Those Damned Immigrants: America's Hysteria over Undocumented Immigration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776575
eISBN:
9780814776582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776575.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines different views on how to resolve the so-called immigration crisis in the United States and offers a pragmatic and economically sound proposal for immigration reform, with ... More


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