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Voters across Borders

Kamal Sadiq

in Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows that illegal immigrants in India, Malaysia, and Pakistan are exercising national- and state-level franchise. Malaysian politics is witnessing the direct political influence of ... More


Documentary Citizenship

Kamal Sadiq

in Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the growth of a documentary citizenship over the last 50 years. It specifically brings together networks of complicity and weakly institutionalized citizenship to show how they ... More


A Paradox: Illegal Immigrants as Citizens

Kamal Sadiq

in Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It has been observed that illegal immigrants are living comfortably as citizens. This book attempts to follow the innovative though illegal paths that immigrants have devised. They pose an important ... More


Searching for Illegal Immigrants

Kamal Sadiq

in Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines illegal immigration in India, Malaysia, and Pakistan, demonstrating the magnitude, strength, and pervasive nature of illegal-immigrant networks. It begins by analyzing the ... More


Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Kamal Sadiq

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reveals that most of the world's illegal immigrants are not migrating directly to the US, but to countries in the vast developing world. And when they arrive in countries like India and ... More


Networks of Complicity: Invisible Muslims, Real Networks

Kamal Sadiq

in Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reveals the mechanisms by which illegal-immigrant networks filter into state agencies, such as the district registration office in Mansehra, thereby ensuring state complicity in the ... More


“There Goes the Neighborhood”: Latino Migrants and Immigration Rumors

Gary Alan Fine and Bill Ellis

in The Global Grapevine: Why Rumors of Terrorism, Immigration, and Trade Matter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736317
eISBN:
9780199866458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736317.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hazleton, Pennsylvania, was typical of many working‐class communities in America recently impacted by a rapid increase in the Latino population. Itself made up of the descendants of previous ... More


Tough Ain't Enough: Documents and the Regulation of Immigration

Kamal Sadiq

in Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter illustrates that illegal immigrants in India, Malaysia, and Pakistan are traveling abroad under their assumed identities. It poses a direct challenge to sovereignty and global security. ... More


After Citizenship

Kamal Sadiq

in Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the implications of documentary citizenship for the understanding of immigration and citizenship in the developing world. It also analyzes its full impact on nations. By ... More


China: A New Pole for Immigration

Kim-wah Chung, Ji Qi, and Wenruo Hou

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0023
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Since the establishment of New China in 1949, the interplay of historical and political factors have made it an unpopular destination for immigration. Entry was limited to immigrants from a few ... More


Blurred Membership

Kamal Sadiq

in Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the weakly institutionalized nature of citizenship in developing countries. It specifically describes how citizenship in developing countries differs markedly from citizenship ... More


Fear of the Other

Vincent D. Rougeau

in Christians in the American Empire: Faith and Citizenship in the New World Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188097
eISBN:
9780199852109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188097.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the issue of immigration and immigration legislation. It argues that the current tone of the immigration debate should be a cause of deep distress for Christians and perhaps ... More


Empirical Data on Immigration

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/9780814776575.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter presents empirical data to address the range of allegations against undocumented immigrants; for example, they drain the national economy. The data come from various sources, including ... More


Border Escalation as a Policy Failure

Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia

in Frontiers of Fear: Immigration and Insecurity in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450686
eISBN:
9780801463914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450686.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the spiral effect of policy failure relating to border controls. Comparable to events before 2001, when enhanced border controls increased the number of illegal immigrants and ... More


Liberalizing Immigration Policy: The Gains and Strains of Accommodating More and Diverse Newcomers

Michael J. Trebilcock

in Dealing with Losers: The Political Economy of Policy Transitions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199370658
eISBN:
9780199370672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370658.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

While the case for relatively free international movement of goods, services, and capital is widely accepted, in contrast, most countries maintain much more severe restrictions on immigration. ... More


Immigration and Integration

Mark Bell

in Racism and Equality in the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines EU law and policy in the field of immigration and considers the extent to which it reflects the objectives of combating racism and promoting ethnic equality. It begins with an ... More


The Making of an Outlaw Generation

Nina Bernstein

in Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267176
eISBN:
9780520950207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267176.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The prolonged controversy over mass immigration is embodied in the lives of the eleven million illegal immigrants in the United States. This chapter reflects on five years of immigration coverage for ... More


The Politics of Border Control in the United States: Policy Failure and Border Pressure

Martin A. Schain

in The Border: Policy and Politics in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199938674
eISBN:
9780190054649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199938674.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the shift in border policy in the United States. The shift evolved with what was framed as the surge of undocumented immigration after 1980, and the securitization of what had ... More


Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

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/9780814776575.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the dominant narrative, which is largely negative, concerning undocumented immigration in America. In particular, it considers the claims that illegal immigrants are part of a ... More


Care as the Work of Citizens: A Modest Proposal

Joan Tronto

in Women and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195175349
eISBN:
9780199835775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175344.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Tronto explores the “care crisis” that now pervades advanced industrial societies, in which women are doing more paid work and, consequently, less of the care work of civil society. Tronto urges ... More


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