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Author Kretsedemas, Philip, 1967-
Title The immigration crucible : transforming race, nation, and the limits of the law / Philip Kretsedemas.
Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, 2012.
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 Law Classified  JV6483 .K74 2012    ---  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 213 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [183]-204) and index.
Contents Introduction: an untimely intervention on the U.S. immigration debate: puzzling evidence: the contradictions of immigration enforcement and the politics of immigration policy; immigrants and state power: on the margins of the law -- A different kind of immigration, a new kind of statelessness -- The secret life of the state -- Concerned citizens, local exclusions: local immigration laws and the legacy of Jim Crow -- Race, nation, immigration: stranded at the crossroads of liberal thought -- Conclusion: the immigration crucible: immigration policy and enforcement under the Obama Administration; immigration policy, national identity, and the limits of executive authority.
Subject United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 21st century.
Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
Emigration and immigration law -- United States -- History.
Immigration enforcement -- United States.
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