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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


Chill Winds in the Valley of the Sun: Immigrant Integration in the Phoenix Region

Doris Marie Provine and Paul G. Lewis

in Unsettled Americans: Metropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702662
eISBN:
9781501703959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702662.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores a place made famous in the immigration field by an energetic county sheriff who has cracked down on undocumented immigrants. However much this served his political career, this ... More


Immigration Control in the Age of Migration

Tom K. Wong

in Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents an overview of contemporary trends in immigration control. In contrast to the view that immigration control is a deterministic outcome of national sovereignty, this chapter ... More


An Effective Deterrent or Smoke and Mirrors?

Tom K. Wong

in Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Does the increased restrictiveness of immigration control reduce unwanted immigration? Despite its fundamental policy importance, this question remains almost entirely unanswered in the scholarly ... More


Human Rights and Immigration Control Wrongs

Tom K. Wong

in Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines and inventories what the human rights of migrants are as a matter of international human rights law, focusing on rights in the context of deportation and immigration detention. ... More


The Morality of Law: The Case against Deportation of Settled Immigrants

Doris Marie Provine

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

There is no internationally recognized right to reside in the nation of one’s choice, but there are strong arguments for accepting the fact of non-citizen residence as grounds for some of the rights ... More


Unauthorized Immigration

Melvin Delgado

in State-Sanctioned Violence: Advancing a Social Work Social Justice Agenda

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190058463
eISBN:
9780190058494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190058463.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Although immigration covers a wide sociopolitical spectrum, this chapter’s focus will be on the unauthorized (“illegal”) and how state violence unfolds for them. This state violence is generally ... More


Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Tom K. Wong

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In analyzing new data across twenty-five countries over a ten-year period, this book represents one the most comprehensive studies to date on the politics of immigration control. It focuses the ... 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


Conclusion: Migrants, Agency, and the Future of Immigration Control

Tom K. Wong

in Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The conclusion reviews the main empirical findings of the book and discusses the territory that remains uncharted in the study of immigration control, focusing on the role that immigrants qua ... More


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