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Inside Immigration Law: Migration Management and Policy Application in Germany

by Tobias G. Eule

Inside Immigration Law analyses the practice of implementing immigration law, examining the different political and organisational forces that influence the process. Based on unparalleled academic access to...


Regulating Low-Skilled Immigration in the United States

by Gordon H. Hanson

In Regulating Low Skilled Immigration in the United States, Gordon H. Hanson contends that efforts to curtail illegal entry will fail unless policymakers design a system that is responsive to market signals...


European Immigration: A Sourcebook

by Anna Triandafyllidou & Ruby Gropas

Fully updated and containing chapters on the new EU member states and the attempt to form a common EU migration policy, this new edition of European Immigration: A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive overview...


From Immigration Controls to Welfare Controls

by Steve Cohen, Beth Humphries & Ed Mynott

This edited collection addresses theoretical, political and practical aspects of the connection between external immigration controls and internal welfare controls. It considers the implications for the both...


The Dangerous Divide: Peril and Promise on the US-Mexico Border

by Peter Eichstaedt

How do we balance border security and America’s need for a vital workforce while continuing to provide access to the American dream? Since the attacks of 9/11, the United States has steadily ramped up security...


The French Intifada

by Andrew Hussey

A provocative rethinking of France's long relationship with the Arab world

To fully understand both the social and political pressures wracking contemporary France—and, indeed, all of Europe—as well as major...


Global Migration: The Basics

by Bernadette Hanlon & Thomas J. Vicino

Migration is a politically sensitive topic and an important aspect of contentious debates about social and cultural diversity, economic stability, terrorism, globalization, and nationalism. Global Migration:...


Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security

by Todd Miller

Fast-paced frontline reporting and analysis on the militaristic spread of US Border Patrol and the long-term consequences for free society.


Your U.S. Citizenship Guide: What You Need to Know to Pass Your U.S. Citizenship Test: What You Need to Know to Pass Your U.S. Citizenship Test

by Anita Biase

Your U.S. Citizenship Guide is your total resource for becoming a United States citizen. You'll learn the eligibility rules, and find easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for the N-400 application form....


Cameroonian Immigrants in the United States: Between the Homeland and the Diaspora

by Joseph Takougang

Cameroonian Immigrants in the United States adds a new dimension to the growing literature on contemporary African migration by focusing on Cameroonian immigrants and the economic and political factors that...


Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America

by Mae M. Ngai

This book traces the origins of the "illegal alien" in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S. immigration policy—a process that profoundly shaped...


Global Social Transformation and Social Action: The Role of Social Workers: Social Work-Social Development Volume III

by Sven Hessle

Global social transformation calls for global social action. 2010 saw the launch of The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development, which detailed how social workers can strive to bring about increased...


Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers: An International Legal Perspective

by Ademola Abass & Francesca Ippolito

This book presents a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. The chapters consider the fundamental...


The French Intifada: The Long War Between France and Its Arabs

by Andrew Hussey

Beyond the affluent centre of Paris and other French cities, in the deprived banlieues, a war is going on. This is the French Intifada, a guerrilla war between the French state and the former subjects of its...


Undocumented Dominican Migration

by Frank Graziano

Undocumented Dominican Migration is the first comprehensive study of boat migration from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico. It brings together the interactive global, cultural, and personal factors that...


Naturalizing Mexican Immigrants: A Texas History

by Martha Menchaca

During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a majority of the Mexican immigrant population in the United States resided in Texas, making the state a flashpoint in debates over whether to deny naturalization...


Hispanic Immigrant Literature: El Sueño del Retorno

by Nicolás| Kanellos

Immigration has been one of the basic realities of life for Latino communities in the United States since the nineteenth century. It is one of the most important themes in Hispanic literature, and it has given...


Cultures of Migration: The Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility

by Jeffrey H. Cohen & Ibrahim Sirkeci

Around the globe, people leave their homes to better themselves, to satisfy needs, and to care for their families. They also migrate to escape undesirable conditions, ranging from a lack of economic opportunities...


Desert Duty: On the Line with the U.S. Border Patrol

by Mark Haynes, Bill Broyles & Charles Bowden

While politicians and pundits endlessly debate immigration policy, U.S. Border Patrol agents put their lives on the line to enforce immigration law. In a day's work, agents may catch a load of narcotics, apprehend...


The Other Side of the Fence: American Migrants in Mexico

by Sheila Croucher

A growing number of Americans, many of them retirees, are migrating to Mexico's beach resorts, border towns, and picturesque heartland. While considerable attention has been paid to Mexicans who immigrate to...