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Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Eithne Luibhéid

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book-length study explores the discursive construction of pregnant migrants in Ireland as paradigmatic figures of illegal immigration; the measures that were taken in response; and the cultural, ... More


Deindustrialization and the New Twenty-First-Century Immigrant

Paul A. Shackel

in Remembering Lattimer: Labor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041990
eISBN:
9780252050732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041990.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History

Northeastern Pennsylvania has undergone long-term deindustrialization, and the region has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation. In the late 1990s, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ... More


Introduction

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Introduction explains the book’s major arguments, the materials and methodologies that are used, and key historical and contextual information.


Reinforcing the Detention System, 1994–2000

Carl Lindskoog

in Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400400
eISBN:
9781683400660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400400.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Haitian detention at Guantanamo Bay continued to focus attention on U.S. detention practice in 1995 as the government’s detention of hundreds of unaccompanied Haitian youth generated enormous ... More


Reproductive Futurism and the Temporality of Migration Control

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Five analyzes the 2004 Citizenship Referendum, which ended the practice of automatically granting citizenship to any child born in Ireland. The Referendum was intended to stop immigration ... More


Reform at Last: A Victory for Whom?

Maddalena Marinari

in Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 6 analyzes Italian and Jewish reform advocates’ final efforts to abolish the national origins quota system but also sheds light on the constraints they faced in seeking reform. After pushing ... More


Introduction

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

in From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For many, the punitive turn in immigration stems from the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Although 9/11 linked immigration and national security, this link occurred more in ... More


Counternarratives of Migration Law and Childbearing

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Two uses interview narratives and participant observation to suggest that Ireland’s immigration and asylum system is reactive, poorly planned, and exclusionary, making it virtually impossible ... More


Conclusion

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Conclusion brings the book’s arguments together by reviewing how pregnancy became the basis for claiming that certain migrants were “illegal,” and then implementing laws and policies that ... More


Almost as Inaccessible as Tibet: Mobilizing under Restriction before World War II

Maddalena Marinari

in Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 3 examines how Italian and Jewish immigration reform advocates adjusted to the new restrictive immigration regime that followed the passage of the 1924 act and how they worked to build ... More


A Thing of Shreds and Patches: Challenging Immigration Reform from Within, 1952–1960

Maddalena Marinari

in Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 5 shows that, after the debacle of 1952, Italian and Jewish reformers, along with other advocacy groups, pragmatically focused on pushing for ad hoc legislation and piecemeal immigration ... More


From Childbearing to Multiple Sexuality and Migration Struggles

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 provides an overview of what happened to migrant parents with citizen children after the passage of the citizenship referendum, and then describes further conflicts over sexualities and ... More


Shift ing Boundaries through Discourses of Childbearing

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter One analyzes critical speeches delivered by the Minister for Justice, who is responsible for immigration policy, in which he characterizes women’s pregnancy as “evidence” of growing illegal ... More


The “Right to Life of the Unborn” and Migration Controls

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Four centers on a Supreme Court decision involving a Nigerian asylum seeker who tried to avoid deportation by arguing that she was pregnant and the Irish Constitution promises to “defend and ... More


Conclusion

John H. Flores

in The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

During the first half of the twentieth century, Mexican Chicago was shaped by the ebbs and flows of revolutionary politics. Initially, the liberals, radicals, and conservatives all defined themselves ... More


Baby Gives Birth to Parents: Direct Provision and Subject Formation

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Three analyzes how the social welfare system attempts to transform asylum-seeking migrants into dependent, demoralized, and impoverished subjects. That transformation facilitates the state’s ... More


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