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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 35.00
The Chinese Exclusion Act contains the phrase "endangering the Good Order," reflecting the notion that all actions against the Chinese in America—legal or otherwise—were justified by the need to preserve the good order of established society in the United States. Ironically, some of the worst perpetrators of violence against the Chinese in the late... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
Cultural Expertise and Litigation addresses the role of social scientists as a source of expert evidence, and is a product of their experiences and observations of cases involving litigants of South Asian origin. What is meant in court by "culture," "custom" and "law"? How are these concepts understood by witnesses, advocates, judges and litigants?... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 21.95
A decade after fleeing the Congo for the United States, having endured rape, imprisonment, and torture in her homeland, Regina Bakala found herself locked in a U.S. prison facing deportation to almost certain death. This harrowing true story of an asylum seeker and young mother of two tells how her husband, a feisty nun, a pit bull lawyer, and a... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 19.41
Hauptbeschreibung The 21st century promises to be an "Age of Mobility." More people around the globe, from an ever greater variety of backgrounds, are migrating. As Europe and North America absorb larger and more diverse inflows, many policymakers, commentators, and academics are questioning whether their societies can cope with the influx. Citizenship... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 37.67
Hauptbeschreibung As the global economic crisis ripples across the financial, political and social landscape, it is leaving its mark on international migration. The recession, hailed as the worst since the Great Depression, is impacting the scope and pace of international migration and its effects could deepen should the world economy worsen. Governments,... more...
- NYU Press 2007; US$ 89.00
Seeking to re-imagine the meaning and significance of the international border, Opening the Floodgates makes a case for eliminating the border as a legal construct that impedes the movement of people into this country. Open migration policies deserve fuller analysis, as evidenced by President Barack Obama’s pledge to make immigration reform a... more...
- NYU Press 2012; US$ 69.00
Mexico and the United States exist in a symbiotic relationship: Mexico frequently provides the United States with cheap labour, illegal goods, and, for criminal offenders, a refuge from the law. In turn, the U.S. offers Mexican labourers the American dream: the possibility of a better livelihood through hard work. To supply each other's demands,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 30.00
Focusing primarily on the exclusion of the Chinese, Lucy Salyer analyzes the popular and legal debates surrounding immigration law and its enforcement during the height of nativist sentiment in the early twentieth century. She argues that the struggles between Chinese immigrants, U.S. government officials, and the lower federal courts that took place... more...
- RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95
This binational reference for U.S. and Mexican policymakers presents the interrelated issues of Mexican immigration to the United States and Mexico's economic and social development. Differences in economic growth, wages, and the employment situation between two countries are critical determinants of immigration, and migration of labor out of Mexico,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 125.00
On the Right of Exclusion: Law, Ethics and Immigration Policy addresses Western immigration policies regarding so-called 'normal migrants', i.e. migrants without a legal right to admission. The book argues that if authorities cannot substantially justify the exclusion of a normal migrant, the latter should be admitted. By contrast, today authorities... more...