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Sanctuary cities : the politics of refuge

Author: Loren Collingwood; Benjamin Gonzalez O'Brien
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Sanctuary cities, or localities where officials are prohibited from inquiring into immigration status, have become a part of the broader debate on undocumented immigration in the United States. Despite the increasing amount of coverage sanctuary policies receive, the American public knows little about these policies. In this book, Loren Collingwood and Benjamin Gonzalez O'Brien delve into the history, media  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loren Collingwood; Benjamin Gonzalez O'Brien
ISBN: 9780190937027 0190937025
OCLC Number: 1101771205
Description: xvi, 204 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The sanctuary city in historical perspective --
Media coverage of sanctuary cities, 1980-2017 --
Understanding public opinion on sanctuary cities --
Legislative expression: sanctuary policy making in the U.S. states --
Sanctuary cities, crime, and incorporation --
Sanctuary cities: the way forward.
Responsibility: Loren Collingwood and Benjamin Gonzalez O'Brien.

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Sanctuary cities, or localities where officials are prohibited from inquiring into immigration status, have become a part of the broader debate on undocumented immigration in the United States. Despite the increasing amount of coverage sanctuary policies receive, the American public knows little about these policies. In this book, Loren Collingwood and Benjamin Gonzalez O'Brien delve into the history, media coverage, effects, and public opinion on these sanctuary policies in the hope of helping readers reach an informed decision regarding them.

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Collingwood and Gonzalez O'Brien's brief yet comprehensive guide to sanctuary cities illustrates how opposition to sanctuary policies is driven by partisanship and demographic change rather than Read more...

 
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