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Immigration Policy and Security U.S., European, and Commonwealth Perspectives

ISBN-10: 0415990831

ISBN-13: 9780415990837

Edition: 2009

Authors: Terri E. Givens, David L. Leal, Gary P. Freeman

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Immigration policy in the United States, Europe, and the Commonwealth went under the microscope after the terror attacks of 9/11 and the subsequent events in London, Madrid, and elsewhere. We have since seen major changes in the bureaucracies that regulate immigrationbut have those institutional dynamics led to significant changes in the way borders are controlled, the numbers of immigrants allowed to enter, or national asylum policies? This book examines a broad range of issues and cases in order to better understand if, how, and why immigration policies and practices have changed in these countries in response to the threat of terrorism. In a thorough analysis of border policies, the authors also address how an intensification of immigration politics can have severe consequences for the social and economic circumstances of national minorities of immigrant origin. Terri E. Givens is Vice Provost and Associate Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. Gary P. Freeman is Professor and Chair of the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. David L. Leal is Associate Professor of Government and Director of the Public Policy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin.
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Book details

List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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Acknowledgments
Introduction Terrorism and the Changing Politics of Immigration
United States
Immigration and U.S. National Interests: Historical Cases and the Contemporary Debate
Immigration Policy and the Latino Community Since 9/11
U.S. Asylum and Refugee Policy Towards Muslim Nations Since 9/11
Post-9/11 International Graduate Enrollments in the United States: Unintended Consequences of National Security Strategies
Europe
Migration, Security, and Legitimacy: Some Reflections
Disembedding Liberalism? Immigration Politics and Security in Britain since 9/11
Fortifying Fortress Europe? The Effect of September 11 on EU Immigration Policy
Borders, Security, and Transatlantic Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century: Identity and Privacy in an Era of Globalized Surveillance
Towards a Common European Asylum Policy: Forced Migration, Collective Security, and Burden Sharing
The Commonwealth Perspective
Immigration, the War against Terror, and the British Commonwealth
Notes on Contributors
Index