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Selection Criteria and the Skill Composition of Immigrants: A Comparative Analysis of Australian and U.S. Employment Immigration

Guillermina Jasso and Mark R. Rosenzweig

in Skilled Immigration Today: Prospects, Problems, and Policies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195382433
eISBN:
9780199852352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382433.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides an analysis of the selection criteria and an empirical examination of the effects of different criteria on the actual skill composition of immigrants in a comparative analysis ... More


Our Shadow Immigration System

Adam B. Cox and Cristina M. Rodríguez

in The President and Immigration Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190694364
eISBN:
9780197520680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694364.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter explains how legal and institutional developments in immigration enforcement coincided with the dramatic acceleration of illegal immigration during the final third of the twentieth ... More


Immigrant Children: Treating Children as Children, Regardless of Their Legal Status

Elizabeth M. Frankel

in A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898800
eISBN:
9781479800308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898800.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter details how immigrant youth in the juvenile justice system are frequently reported to the immigration system, thus compounding their problems. Involvement in the immigration system may ... More


Managing and Manufacturing Crisis

Adam B. Cox and Cristina M. Rodríguez

in The President and Immigration Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190694364
eISBN:
9780197520680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694364.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the origins of American refugee policy. Twentieth-century refugee policy provides a powerful example of how presidents have played a leading role in determining which noncitizens ... More


Epilogue: Toward a New Presidential Immigration Law

Adam B. Cox and Cristina M. Rodríguez

in The President and Immigration Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190694364
eISBN:
9780197520680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694364.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This epilogue explores the justifications for a radical reimagination of the immigration system—for an immigration law and politics that shrinks the domain of enforcement and limits the scope of ... 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


Formal Barriers to Citizenship

Roberta Villalón

in Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788233
eISBN:
9780814788424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788233.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the formal barriers embedded in VAWA and VTVPA. Despite their achievements, these laws reproduce patterns of gender, sexual, racial, ethnic, and class discrimination that are ... More


‘Iron Rod’ or ‘Colander’? Welfare Regimes in England and Italy

Elaine Chase and Jennifer Allsopp

in Youth Migration and the Politics of Wellbeing: Stories of Life in Transition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529209020
eISBN:
9781529209044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209020.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores core differences in how young people experienced the asylum/immigration and social care nexus in Italy and the United Kingdom. Both systems had intrinsic advantages and ... More


Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community

Roberta Villalon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788233
eISBN:
9780814788424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788233.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Caught between violent partners and the bureaucratic complications of the U.S. Immigration system, many immigrant women are particularly vulnerable to abuse. For two years, the author volunteered at ... More


Entitled to Nothing: The Struggle for Immigrant Health Care in the Age of Welfare Reform

Lisa Sun-Hee Park

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768013
eISBN:
9780814768334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768013.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book investigates how the politics of immigration, health care, and welfare are intertwined. Documenting the formal return of the immigrant as a “public charge,” or a burden upon the State, the ... More


Introduction: Mapping the Issues at the Heart of Change in North Carolina and the Southeast

Hannah Gill

in The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834282
eISBN:
9781469603926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899380_gill.4
Subject:
History, Latin American History

On April 20, 2006, Latinos in North Carolina joined thousands of people in an organized march to show support for comprehensive immigration reform being considered in Congress. When federal ... More


Gendered Asylum: Race and Violence in U.S. Law and Politics

Sara L. McKinnon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040450
eISBN:
9780252098888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040450.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Women filing gender-based asylum claims have long faced skepticism and outright rejection within the U.S. immigration system. Despite erratic progress, the United States still fails to recognize ... More


Emotional and Mental Wellbeing

Elaine Chase and Jennifer Allsopp

in Youth Migration and the Politics of Wellbeing: Stories of Life in Transition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529209020
eISBN:
9781529209044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209020.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter assesses the central importance of health, and in particular mental health, to a sense of wellbeing. It considers the factors that negatively impact mental wellbeing of migrant young ... More


The Pursuit of Safety and Freedom

Elaine Chase and Jennifer Allsopp

in Youth Migration and the Politics of Wellbeing: Stories of Life in Transition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529209020
eISBN:
9781529209044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209020.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the fundamental need for safety and freedom. For the period that they are recognized as children, there is arguably some degree of congruence between young people's conceptions ... More


Constructing Viable Futures as ‘Adults’

Elaine Chase and Jennifer Allsopp

in Youth Migration and the Politics of Wellbeing: Stories of Life in Transition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529209020
eISBN:
9781529209044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209020.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter investigates how young people seek to construct viable futures through the process of migration. While many young people arriving in England, and to some extent in Italy, alluded to the ... More


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