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Immigrants in the United States: Many, Diverse, and Growing

Eileen Patten

in Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190211394
eISBN:
9780190270100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211394.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Today, more than 40 million immigrants live in the United States, making up 13 percent of the US population, and making the United States the world’s top receiving country for international migrants. ... More


Rival Visions of Nationhood: Immigration Policy, Grand Strategy, and Contentious Politics

Daniel J. Tichenor

in Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190695668
eISBN:
9780190093143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695668.003.0018
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies how immigration policy can be deployed as a key instrument of grand strategy, a site where state actors might use the levers of immigrant and refugee admissions to advance both a ... More


The Post-Soviet Diaspora in Comparative Perspective

Claudia Sadowski-Smith

in New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479847730
eISBN:
9781479805396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847730.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter analyzes additional data from my interviews with post-Soviet immigrants and Gary Shteyngart’s novel Super Sad True Love Story (2010) in order to outline connections between post-USSR, ... More


Searching for New Policy Frameworks in the Wake of the Great Recession

Roberto Suro

in Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190211394
eISBN:
9780190270100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211394.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

For more than three decades, which have been marked by extraordinary migration flows, a policy framework based on an ever-firmer linkage between controls and admissions has governed US immigration ... More


Fictions of Irregular Post-Soviet Migration

Claudia Sadowski-Smith

in New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479847730
eISBN:
9781479805396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847730.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter explores Sana Krasikov’s short story collection One More Year (2008) and Anya Ulinich’s novel Petropolis (2007) in order to develop a comparative approach to representations of irregular ... More


Looking to Law: The Plenary Power Doctrine in US Immigration Jurisprudence

Sarah Song

in Immigration and Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190909222
eISBN:
9780190909253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909222.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 2 looks to law to explore the normative foundations of the modern state’s power over immigration. It examines where the US Supreme Court located the authority of the US government’s power ... More


Introduction

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the theoretical framework, methodology, and plan of the book in order to situate gender-based asylum in the context of global power relations. The chapter ... More


Governing migration and welfare: institutions and emotions in the production of differential integration

Emma Carmel and Alfio Cerami

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides a sketch of the general treatment of the three elements that make up the empirical scope of the book. It then presents more critical reflections on how people can interpret and ... More


Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

In this expansive project, Nancy Yunhwa Rao examines the world of Chinatown theaters, focusing on iconic theaters in San Francisco and New York but also tracing the transnational networks and ... More


Depth in Appointment

Stephen Skowronek, John A. Dearborn, and Desmond King

in Phantoms of a Beleaguered Republic: The Deep State and The Unitary Executive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197543085
eISBN:
9780197543115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197543085.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines depth in appointment, focusing on the tension between qualifications for administrative office and expectations for presidential control. What Trump’s administration has brought ... More


Migrant Labour in the United States: Working Beneath the Floor for Free Labour?

Maria Ontiveros

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter provides a broad survey of the US context, identifying the manifold ways in which migrant workers are excluded from the basic floor of US labour rights. It examines in particular the ... More


The 1970s: “Making the Small Man a Real Man”

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses how the Guyanese diaspora grew in the 1970s as a result of the political developments in Guyana and a number of other “push” and “pull” forces. There was a shift in the ... More


The Japanese Dream of Racial Equality

Xu Guoqi

in Asia and the Great War: A Shared History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199658190
eISBN:
9780191830860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658190.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This chapter follows the handling of Japan’s racial equality provision as it unfolded at the Paris Peace Conference. It argues that the Japanese greeted their victories in Paris with mixed feelings. ... More


Ms. Marvel is an Immigrant

Hussein Rashid

in Ms. Marvel's America: No Normal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496827029
eISBN:
9781496827067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827029.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Kamala Khan is often described as a Muslim superhero. But her official description mentions more than her religion: her family is​ ​from Pakistan, she is a teenager, and she is from New Jersey. She ... More


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