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Emigration & Immigration

  • How to Get a Green Cardby Ilona Bray; Lewis Loida Nicolas

    NOLO 2014; US$ 39.99

    U.S. immigration law is a tangle of details. This book explains the most likely bases upon which an everyday person might qualify for a green card: family, marriage, asylum, the visa lottery, and a few lesser-known categories. Then, the book leads readers safely through the enormous immigration bureaucracy, with step-by-step application instructions,... more...

  • Refugee Protection and the Role of Lawby Susan Kneebone; Dallal Stevens; Loretta Baldassar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed around two themes which go to the core of contemporary... more...

  • Konzepte zur Integration und Partizipation Jugendlicher mit Migrationshintergrundby Tatyana Vassilchikova

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 40.56

    Während die öffentliche Debatte um Migration und Integration aktuell ist wie nie, bleibt der Integrationsprozess in sozialer, politischer und rechtlicher Hinsicht nach wie vor übermäßig kompliziert. Welche gesellschaftspolitischen Maßnahmen, welche Änderungen und Ergänzungen an der Gesetzgebung sind nötig, um die Eingliederung junger Migrantinnen und... more...

  • Strange Neighborsby Carissa Byrne Hessick; Gabriel J. Chin

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 69.00

    Since its founding, the U.S. has struggled with issues of federalism and states’ rights. In almost every area of law, from abortion to zoning, conflicts arise between the states and the federal government over which entity is best suited to create and enforce laws. In the last decade, immigration has been on the front lines of this debate, with... more...

  • Undocumentedby Aviva Chomsky

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 16.00

    Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context   In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how ?illegality? and ?undocumentedness? are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how people, especially Mexican and Central Americans,... more...

  • Research Handbook on International Law and Migrationby V. Chetail; C. Bauloz

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Migration is a complex and multifaceted issue, and the current legal framework suffers from considerable ambiguity and lack of cohesive focus. This Handbook offers a comprehensive take on the intersection of law and migration studies and provides strategies for better understanding the potential of international legal norms in regulating migration.... more...

  • Governing Refugeesby Kirsten McConnachie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism marshals empirical data and ethnographic detail to challenge such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognised as spaces where social capital can not only survive, but... more...

  • Gender in Refugee Lawby Efrat Arbel; Catherine Dauvergne; Jenni Millbank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Questions of gender have strongly influenced the development of international refugee law over the last few decades. This volume assesses the progress toward appropriate recognition of gender-related persecution in refugee law. It documents the advances made following intense advocacy around the world in the 1990s, and evaluates the extent to which... more...

  • Undoing Border Imperialismby Harsha Walia; Andrea Smith

    AK Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Cutting-edge practice and theory from the front lines of the movements for indigenous and transnational freedom. more...

  • Sacrificing Familiesby Leisy Abrego

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 21.95

    Widening global inequalities make it difficult for parents in developing nations to provide for their children, and both mothers and fathers often find that migration in search of higher wages is their only hope. Their dreams are straightforward: with more money, they can improve their children's lives. But the reality of their experiences is often... more...