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  • Documenting Transnational Migrationby Antoun† Richard T.

    Berghahn Books 2005; US$ 34.95

    Most studies on transnational migration either stress assimilation, circulatory migration, or the negative impact of migration. This remarkable study, which covers migrants from one Jordanian village to 17 different countries in Europe, Asia, and North America, emphasizes the resiliency of transnational migrants after long periods of absence, social... more...

  • The Political Economy of Border Drawingby Regine Paul

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    The conditions for non-EU migrant workers to gain legal entry to Britain, France, and Germany are at the same time similar and quite different. To explain this variation this book compares the fine-grained legal categories for migrant workers in each country, and examines the interaction of economic, social, and cultural rationales in determining... more...

  • Borders, Fences and Wallsby Assoc Prof Elisabeth Vallet; Professor Doris Wastl-Walter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the question remains ?Do good fences still make good neighbours?? Since the Great Wall of China, the Antonine Wall, built in Scotland to support Hadrian's Wall, the Roman ?Limes? or the Danevirk fence, the ?wall? has been a constant in the protection of defined entities claiming sovereignty, East and... more...

  • Citizenship Law in Africaby Bronwen Manby

    African Minds 2012; US$ 24.70

    Few African countries provide for an explicit right to a nationality. Laws and practices governing citizenship effectively leave hundreds of thousands of people in Africa without a country. These stateless Africans can neither vote nor stand for office; they cannot enrol their children in school, travel freely, or own property; they cannot work for... more...

  • Beyond Deportationby Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia; Leon Wildes

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 47.00

    WhenBeatles star John Lennon faced deportation from the U.S. in the 1970s, hislawyer Leon Wildes made a groundbreaking argument. He argued that Lennon shouldbe granted ?nonpriority? status pursuant to INS?s (now DHS?s) policy ofprosecutorial discretion. In U.S.immigration law, theagency exercises prosecutorial discretion favorably when it refrains... more...

  • Migrant Rights at Workby Laurie Berg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Public debates about the terms of membership and inclusion have intensified as developed economies increasingly rely on temporary migrant labour. While most agree that temporary migrant workers are entitled to the general protection of employment laws, temporary migrants have, by definition, restricted rights to residence, full social protections and... more...

  • Asylum-Seeker and Refugee Protection in Sub-Saharan Africaby Cristiano d?Orsi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    It is not often acknowledged that the great majority of African refugee movement happens within Africa rather than from Africa to the West. This book examines the specific characteristics and challenges of the refugee situation in Sub-Saharan Africa, offering a new and critical vision on the situation of asylum-seekers and refugees in the African... more...

  • Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Lawby Robert F. Barsky

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book describes the experiences of undocumented migrants, all around the world, bringing to life the challenges they face from the moment they consider leaving their country of origin, until the time they are deported back to it. Drawing on a broad array of academic studies, including law, interpretation and translation studies, border studies,... more...

  • Your U.S. Citizenship Guideby Anita Biase

    Atlantic Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.95

    Citizenship in the United States is the legal status given to a legal member of the country. It involves rights, duties, and privileges and is one of the most coveted gifts that the U.S. government can bestow on a person and the most important immigration benefit that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) can grant. The road... more...

  • The American in Canada, Revisedby Brian D. Wruk

    ECW Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    Revised and updated with 2013 tax lawHundreds of thousands of Americans are living in Canada today — and the tax issues for everyone from green card holders living in Canada to Canadians returning home from years in the U.S. are astounding and complex. In easy-to-understand language, The American in Canada focuses on the eight key areas of transition... more...