Constructing Immigrant Illegality

Author: Cecilia Menjívar
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107041597
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This collection examines how immigration law shapes immigrant illegality, the concept of immigrant illegality, and how its power is wielded and resisted.

Constructing Illegality In America

Author: Cecilia Menjívar
ISBN: 9781107614246
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In this collection of essays, contributors from a variety of disciplines - anthropology, law, political science, religious studies, and sociology - examine how immigration law shapes immigrant illegality, how the concept of immigrant ...

Illegal Migration And Gender In A Global And Historical Perspective

Author: Marlou Schrover
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9089640479
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Although illegality is strongly related to this kind of lawmaking, with its
mechanism of inclusion and exclusion, the Aliens Act did not result in a clear
distinction between legal and illegal immigration. Many aliens were 'unwanted' ...
Migrant illegality has been a topic in migration studies for some time, first in the
US but recently also in Europe. Thanks to this ... The construction of migrant
illegality is related to increasing state intervention, lawmaking and border control.
It is also related to ...

Contesting Mexican Im Migrant Illegalization And The Mobile Struggle For Recognition

Author: Haley Seif
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Contesting (Im)migrant Illegalization and Changing Political Practices How can
an undocumented person be illegalized? Aren't the undocumented always
already illegal? This dissertation builds on a growing field of scholarship that
inquires into the legal, discursive, and cultural construction of “migrant illegality” (
De Genova 2002; see also Chavez 1992; Chock 1991; Coutin 2000; Mahler
1995a; Nevins 2002; Ngai 2004; Portes 1978; Sassen 1998). Rather than
naturalizing “illegal ...

Deconstructing The Nation

Author: Maxim Silverman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134949456
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These statistics, however unreliable, are the most comprehensive guide yet to the
nature of illegal immigration in France. They clearly cast doubt on the status of
the above description as a sober, official analysis of illegal immigration. The
confusion of ... and movements for a new citizenship: how to challenge the
construction of the illegality of immigration when this construction emanates from
consensus views propounded by people right across the political spectrum. We
have already ...

Preventing Illegal Immigration

Author: Claude-Valentin Marie
Publisher: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9789287153609
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Persistence of illegality and new illegal practices on the labour market The fact
that legal labour immigration (permanent and temporary) is continuing makes the
persistence of illegal working and, indeed, new illegal employment practices all
the ... in illegal working in the construction industry, and that the illegalities were
to be sought in the area of working conditions, pay below the authorised
minimum and sub-contracting of dubious legality.2 As though to strengthen this
point of view, ...

Consuming Mexican Labor

Author: Ronald Mize
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442604093
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The resultisthe social construction of illegality,in which immigrants are
blamedand punished forall the complexrelations of illegalimmigration. The
overall effect ofcriminalization ofthe undocumented is thatentry into
theUShasbecome much moredangerous. Withincreased enforcement,
immigrants have been forced tocrossinthe least defended stretchesofthe 2,000
mile border, which arethe most treacherous and dangerous crossingpoints.
Researchers attheUniversity of Houston ...

Grenzregime Ii

Author: Lisa-Marie Heimeshoff
ISBN: 9783862414321
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Vor dem Hintergrund des Scheiterns der Hoffnung auf Demokratisierung durch den 'arabischen Frühling' sowie angesichts der Wirtschaftskrisen in der EU und den USA thematisieren die interdisziplinären Beiträge von Forscher/innen, ...

Abstracts Of The Annual Meeting

Author: American Anthropological Association
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GETRICH, Christina M (University of New Mexico) NAVIGATING IMMIGRANT "
MEXICO BORDER SURVEILLANCE REGIME This paper addresses how the
construct of immigrant "illegality" stigmatizes second-generation Mexican
teenagers living in San Diego. Creating the category of the "illegal immigrant"
provides justification for disciplining of all those who are seen as being
potentially "illegal.