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 ...

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. ... for a new citizenship: how to challenge
the construction of the illegality of immigration when this construction emanates ...

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 ... of foreigners without work permits
was not the cause of the sharp rise in illegal working in the construction industry,
and ...

Consuming Mexican Labor

Author: Ronald Mize
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442604093
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Withtheintentionof restrictingimmigration, the IRCA increased enforcement of
theUSMexicoborder and ... The resultisthe social construction of illegality,in
which immigrants are blamedand punished forall the complexrelations of ...

Thai Migrant Workers In Southeast And East Asia Conditions In Destination Countries

Author: Čhulālongkō̜nmahāwitthayālai. Sūn Wic̆hai Kānyāithin Hǣng ʻĒchīa
ISBN: 9789741314973
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Despite the 1,093 licensed employment agents in Singapore, there were as
many as 30 illegal syndicates in Johor Bahru ... Often illegal male immigrants
entered to work at various construction sites and illegal female immigrants
entered to ...

Illegal Migration And Gender In A Global And Historical Perspective

Author: Marlou Schrover
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9089640479
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Despite the objections of many researchers – and immigrants – the term 'illegal'
will be used in this chapter. Apart from ... The construction of migrant illegality is
related to increasing state intervention, lawmaking and border control. It is also ...

Positively American

Author: Chuck Schumer
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1594867569
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Once average Americans are convinced that we will permanently stanch the flow
of illegal immigration, they will be more willing to accept constructing a path
toward earned citizenship for those who are already here. And they will be far
more ...

The Legal Construction Of The Borderlands

Author: Shulamith Deborah Kang
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Viewed from this perspective, this chapter complicates the assertion that the
Immigration Act of 1924 rendered Mexican aliens the prototypical illegal alien, as
Mae Ngai writes: ... while Mexican immigrants had eluded the restrictions
imposed ...

Citizens Without A Nation

Author: Sasha Miranda
ISBN: 9781321100464
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The investigation relies primarily on theoretical literature of Nicholas DeGenova to conclude that the state uses nationalistic ideas to maintain support for the irregular status of Haitian immigrants and their descendants.