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Sanctuary cities, communities, and organizations : a nation at a crossroads

Author: Melvin Delgado
Publisher: New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first academic book to address the subject of sanctuary cities in the United States. The topic is of immense saliency in the socio-political discourse in the United States, with events breaking practically every week concerning the fate of those who are undocumented in this country (including people with DACA statuses). The text provides a comprehensive and up-to-date view of the national issue that  Read more...
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Delgado, Melvin.
Sanctuary cities, communities, and organizations.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018012133
(OCoLC)1028585869
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Delgado
ISBN: 9780190862343 0190862343
OCLC Number: 1028581437
Description: x, 282 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Section 1. Grounding sanctuary cities --
Overview --
Brief historical overview of immigration in the United States --
Cities, immigrants, and the undocumented --
Who are the unauthorized? --
Section 2. Sanctuary cities, communities, organizations, and homes --
Definition, history, demographics, and boundaries of sanctuary cities --
Geographical locations of sanctuary designations --
Sanctuary organizations --
Case illustrations : Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco --
Section 3. Where to now? --
Supporting the sanctuary city movement --
The evolution of a national discourse on the sanctuary cities movement.
Responsibility: Melvin Delgado, PhD.

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This is the first academic book to address the subject of sanctuary cities in the United States. The topic is of immense saliency in the socio-political discourse in the United States, with events breaking practically every week concerning the fate of those who are undocumented in this country (including people with DACA statuses). The text provides a comprehensive and up-to-date view of the national issue that promises to continue to stay in the public glare during 2018 and beyond.

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