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Straddling the border : immigration policy and the INS

Author: Lisa Magaña
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Annotation With the dual and often conflicting responsibilities of deterring illegal immigration and providing services to legal immigrants, the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) is a bureaucracy beset with contradictions. Critics fault the agency for failing to stop the entry of undocumented workers from Mexico. Agency staff complain that harsh enforcement policies discourage legal immigrants from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Magaña, Lisa.
Straddling the border.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003016074
(OCoLC)52706580
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Magaña
ISBN: 0292798652 9780292798656 0292705212 9780292705210 0292701764 9780292701762
OCLC Number: 55889833
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 120 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The immigration policy process: a recurring theme --
Immigration policies and their impact on the INS --
"We aren't sexy enough": working conditions at the INS --
The Immigration Reform and Control Act: a case study --
Social Services: a case study --
Where are we in the immigration policy process? --
Appendix 1. Immigration Reform and Control Act of November 6, 1986 --
Appendix 2. Text of Proposition 187 --
Appendix 3. Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of August 22, 1996 --
Appendix 4. Illegal immigration reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of September 30, 1996 --
Appendix 5. Policy summary --
Appendix 6. Protocol questions --
Appendix 7. Immigration laws, 1790-1996.
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