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Debates on U.S. immigration

Debates on U.S. immigration

Author: Judith Gans; Elaine M Replogle; Daniel J Tichenor
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This issues-based reference work shines a spotlight on immigration policy in the United States. In light of the need to keep students, researchers, and other interested readers informed and up-to-date on status of U.S. immigration policy, this volume uses introductory essays followed by point/counterpoint articles to explore prominent and perennially important debates, providing readers with views on multiple sides  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xvii, 624 p. : ill
(DLC) 2012016287
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Gans; Elaine M Replogle; Daniel J Tichenor
ISBN: 9781782682394 1782682392
OCLC Number: 828869378
Notes: "Sage reference."
Description: 1 online resource (58 entries) : 25 images, digital files
Contents: Political Debates. Introduction / Elaine M. Replogle and Daniel J. Tichenor --
Admission and Membership. 1. Legal Immigration Selection System / David W. Haines, Madeleine Sumption ; 2. Gender and Refugee Status / Priscilla Yamin ; 3. Naturalization Process / Karey Leung ; 4. Legalization (Amnesty) for Unauthorized Immigrants / Andrew D. Linenberg ; 5. Birthright Citizenship / Alexandra Filindra, Edward J. Erler ; 6. Immigrant Voting / Ron Hayduk, Rodolfo O. de la Garza ; 7. Nativism / Carolyn J. Craig --
Control and Enforcement. 8. Federal Policy Versus Decentralized Policy / Ali Noorani, Anna O. Law ; 9. U.S. Border Control / Melysa Sperbe, Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, Cynthia Bansak ; 10. Immigrant Detention and Deportation Under the Obama Administration / Kathryn Miller ; 11. Arizona's S.B. 1070 / Calvin L. Lewis, Roberto Suro ; 12. Driver's Licenses / Michele Waslin, Julie Myers Wood ; 13. Crime / Trista R. Chaney, Walter A. Ewing. Economic, Labor, And Demographic Debates. Introduction / Judith Gans --
Economic Impact. 14. Cost to Taxpayers / Marshall Fitz and Philip E. Wolgin, Ann Robertson ; 15. Depression of Wages and Price Levels / Sarah E. Bohn and Magnus Lofstrom ; 16. Remittances / Kristin Johnson, Jack Martin --
Labor Market. 17. H-1B Visas / Jeffrey L. Gower, Norman Matloff ; 18. Temporary Worker Programs / Nik Theodore, Eric A. Ruark ; 19. Secure ID Cards / James R. Edwards Jr., Lillie Coney ; 20. Worksite Enforcement / Jessica M. Vaughan, Marielena Hincapié, Maura Ooi ; 21. Worksite Raids Mark Krikorian, Clarissa Martínez-De-Castro and Laura Vazquez --
Demographics and Environment. 22. Population Growth / Susan K. Brown ... et al. ; 23. Environment and Immigration / Philip Cafaro, Winthrop R. Staples III, Andrew Light. Social And Cultural Debates. Introduction / Judith Gans --
Family and Society. 24. Family-Based Immigration / David C. Koelsch, Carol L. Cleaveland ; 25. Cultural Assimilation Elizabeth Hull, Morris I. Onyewuchi ; 26. Social and Political Integration / Francisco J. Alatorre ; 27. Catholic Church and Immigration / Donald M. Kerwin Jr. --
Language and Education. 28. English as Official Language / K.C. McAlpin, Alida Y. Lasker ; 29. English Instruction in the Classroom / Rosalie Pedalino Porter, Karen Manges Douglas ; 30. Higher Education and Immigration Status / Andrew J. Parr, Matthew K. Tabor --
Responses to Illegal Immigration. 31. Racial Profiling / Peter H. Schuck, Karin D. Martin and Jack Glaser ; 32. State and Local Law Enforcement / Jessica Saunders and Nelson Lim, Carl Matthies ; 33. Use of the Term "Illegal Alien" / Eric A. Ruark, Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia --
Appendix: Documents Highlighting Key Moments in U.S. Immigration History, 1924 to 2011.
Other Titles: Debates on United States immigration
Responsibility: editors, Judith Gans, Elaine M. Replogle, Daniel J. Tichenor.


This volume uses introductory essays followed by point/counterpoint articles to explore prominent and perennially important debates, providing readers with views on multiple sides of the complex  Read more...


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This well-balanced, thorough, well-organized book will be an excellent addition to any library collection. -- CHOICE

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