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Title Immigrant rights in the shadows of citizenship / edited by Rachel Ida Buff
Published New York : New York University Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 446 pages :) : illustrations
Contents Narratives of refuge and resistance -- On being here and not here: noncitizen status in American immigration law / John S.W. Park -- Acts of resistance in asylum seekers' persecution narratives / Connie G. Oxford -- Family, unvalued: sex and security: a short history of exclusions / Scott Long, Jessica Sern, and Adam Francouer -- Primary source: Boutilier v. Immigration Service, 1967 -- Beyond the day without an immigrant: immigrant communities building a sustainable movement / Eunice Hyunhye Cho -- Primary source: National Network on Immigrant and Refugee Rights, statements of support, spring 2006 -- Appendix: Groups endorsing the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, 2006 -- Ambivalent allies, reluctant rivals, and disavowed deviants -- " Pale face 'fraid you crowd him out": racializing "Indians" and "Indianizing" Chinese immigrants / Dustin Tahmakera -- Primary source: People v. Hall, 1854 -- A history of Black immigration into the United States through the lens of the African American civil and human rights struggle / The Africana Cultures and Policy Studies Institute: Zachery Williams, Robert Samuel Smith, Seneca Vaught, and Babacar M'Baye -- Rescuing Elián: gender and race in stories of children's migration / Isabel Guzman Molina -- The rights of respectability: ambivalent allies, reluctant rivals, and disavowed deviants / Lisa Marie Cacho -- Immigrant acts -- What explains the immigrant rights marches of 2006? xenophobia and organizing with democracy technology / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Angelica Salas -- Primary source: Shame of a Nation: a documented story of police-state terror against Mexican-Americans in the USA, 1954 / Patricia Morgan -- ¡Sí, se puede! spaces for immigrant organizing / Christine Neumann-Ortiz -- Immigrant workers take the lead: a militant humility transforms L.A. Koreatown / Glenn Omatsu -- Questions of democracy -- Who should manage immigration-Congress or the states?: an introduction to constitutional immigration law / Victor C. Romero -- The undergraduate railroad: undocumented immigrant students and public universities / Rachel Ida Buff -- Our immigrant coreligionists: the National Catholic Welfare Conference as an advocate for immigrants in the 1920s / Jeanne Petit -- Building coalitions for immigrant power / Fred Tsao -- Primary source: Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, 2006 -- Their liberties, out security / David Cole -- Primary source: the deportation terror: a weapon to gag America, 1950 / Abner Green -- Afterwords -- The Mexican-American war and Whitman's "Song of myself": a foundational borderline fantasy / Donald Pease -- Rights in a transnational era / Monisha Das Gupta
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Constitutional law -- United States.
Emigration and immigration law -- United States -- History.
Immigrants -- Civil rights -- United States -- History.
Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
Social integration -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Buff, Rachel, 1961-
ISBN 0814739350 (electronic bk.)
9780814739358 (electronic bk.)
(cl ; alk. paper)
(pb ; alk. paper)
(cl ; alk. paper)
(pb ; alk. paper)