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Deportation : the origins of U.S. policy

Author: Torrie Hester
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017] ©2017
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A history of immigration policy in the United States and the world, Deportation chronicles the unsystematic emergence of what has become an internationally recognized legal doctrine, the far-reaching  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Torrie Hester
ISBN: 9780812249163 081224916X
OCLC Number: 995807444
Description: viii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of AbbreviationsIntroductionChapter 1. Creating U.S. Deportation PolicyChapter 2. The International RegimeChapter 3. Deportation and Citizenship StatusChapter 4. From Protection to PunishmentChapter 5. The Limits of Deportation PowerChapter 6. From Racial to Economic GroundsConclusionNotesIndexAcknowledgments
Responsibility: Torrie Hester.


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