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Selective Enforcement of Immigration Laws

Moeckli Daniel

in Human Rights and Non-discrimination in the 'War on Terror'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239801
eISBN:
9780191716829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239801.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter demonstrates that immigration policy has been increasingly turned into an anti-terrorism tool after September 11, with the relevant law enforcement efforts singling out citizens of a ... More


Getting Caught: Targets of Deportation Policy

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

in Deported: "Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479894666
eISBN:
9781479859443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894666.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explains how deportees are caught in the deportation dragnet. It provides insight into why Latino and Caribbean men are the primary targets of mass deportation and helps us to understand ... More


Making the Local National

S. Deborah Kang

in The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199757435
eISBN:
9780190655259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757435.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 recounts how one local immigration official, Grover C. Wilmoth, El Paso district director of the INS, played a pivotal role in defining and advancing the enforcement priorities of the INS ... More


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