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Taking local control : immigration policy activism in U.S. cities and states

Author: Monica Varsanyi
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2010
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Varsanyi
ISBN: 9780804770262 9780804770279 0804770263 0804770271
OCLC Number: 762139841
Description: viii, 308 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Immigration policy activism in U.S. states and cities: interdisciplinary perspectives / Monica W. Varsanyi. Legal limits on immigration federalism / Cristina M. Rodrøguez, Muzaffar Chishti, and Kimberly Nortman. Immigration and local governments: inclusionary local policies in the era of state rescaling / Pablo A. Mitnik and Jessica Halpern-Finnerty. Partisanship, not Spanish: explaining municipal ordinances affecting undocumented immigrants / S. Karthick Ramakrishnan and Tom Wong. Immigration enforcement by state and local police: the impact on the enforcers and their communities / Michele Waslin. The public policy implications of state-level worksite migration enforcement: the experiences of Arizona, Mississippi, and Illinois / Marc Rosenblum and Leo Gorman. City ordinances as "immigration policing by proxy": local governments and the regulation of undocumented day laborers / Monica W. Varsanyi. Neoliberalism, community development, and anti-immigrant backlash in Hazleton, Pennsylvania / Benjamin Fleury-Steiner and Jamie Longazel. Localized immigration policy: the view from a Charlotte, North Carolina, a new immigrant gateway / Owen Furuseth and Heather Smith. Growing pains: local response to recent immigrant settlement in suburban Washington DC / Jill H. Wilson, Audrey Singer, and Brooke DeRenzis. Local immigration policy and global ambitions in Vancouver and Phoenix / Doris Marie Provine. All immigration politics is local: the day labor ordinance in Vista, California / Michael S. Danielson. The "law and order" foundation of local ordinances: a four locale study of Hazleton, Pennsylvania; Escondido, California; Farmers Branch, Texas; and Prince William County, Virginia / Jill Esbenshade, Benjamin Wright, Paul Cortopassi, Arthur Reed, and Jerry Flores. "Tired of illegals": immigrant driver's licenses, constituent letters, and shifting restrictionist discourse in California / Hinda Seif
Responsibility: Monica W. Varsanyi, editor

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