Impossible Subjects - Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America
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Description: 'Illegal Aliens and Alien Citizens' traces the origins of the 'illegal alien' in American law and society. It explains why and how illegal migration became the central problem in US immigration policy.
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Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 8/28/2005
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
|List of Figures and Illustrations|
|List of Tables|
|Note on Language and Terminology|
|Introduction Illegal Aliens: A Problem of Law and History|
|The Regime of Quotas and Papers 15|
|The Johnson-Reed Act of 1924 and the Reconstruction of Race in Immigration Law|
|Deportation Policy and the Making and Unmaking of Illegal Aliens|
|Migrants at the Margins of Law and Nation|
|From Colonial Subject to Undesirable Alien: Filipino Migration in the Invisible Empire|
|Braceros, "Wetbacks," and the National Boundaries of Class|
|War, Nationalism, and Alien Citizenship|
|The World War II Internment of Japanese Americans and the Citizenship Renunciation Cases|
|The Cold War Chinese Immigration Crisis and the Confession Cases|
|Pluralism and Nationalism in Post-World War Ii Immigration Reform|
|The Liberal Critique and Reform of Immigration Policy|
|Archival and Other Primary Sources|