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Aftermath Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora

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ISBN-10: 0199742723

ISBN-13: 9780199742721

Edition: 2012

Authors: Daniel Kanstroom

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Since the passage of harsh new deportation laws in 1996, the United States has deported millions of noncitizens--many undocumented, but many others long-term legal residents with U.S. families--back to their countries of origin. The early Obama administration continued such aggressive deportation policies. But few know that once deportees have been expelled to places like Guatemala, Cambodia, Haiti, and El Salvador, many face severe isolation, alienation, persecution and, sometimes, death. Many may never be able to return. Daniel Kanstroom--author of the authoritative history of deportation,Deportation Nation--turns his attention inAftermathto the current U.S. system and deportation's…    
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List price: $26.49
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/12/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122

Daniel Kanstroom is Professor and Director of the Human Rights Program at Boston College Law School.

Introduction: "What Part of 'Illegal' Do You Not Understand?"
The Goals of Deportation: Border Control, Social Control, or "Out of Sight Out of Mind"?
The Major Methods of Deportation
Accomplishments and Problems: Does Deportation Work Within the Rule of Law?
The Effects of Deportation in the United States and in the New-Diaspora: The Challenge to "All That Makes Life Worthwhile"
Law in the New Diaspora: Deportees and the Space/Time Continuum
Reconceptualizing the Law for Deportees: Discretion, Human Rights, and the "Spirit of Fair Play"