Taking Local Control Immigration Policy Activism in U. S. Cities and States

ISBN-10: 0804770271

ISBN-13: 9780804770279

Edition: 2010

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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 7/23/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Monica W. Varsanyi is associate professor of political science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, and on the doctoral faculties of geography and criminal justice at the CUNY Graduate Center.

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Legal Limits on Immigration Federalism
Immigration and Local Governments: Inclusionary Local Policies in the Era of State Rescaling
Partisanship, Not Spanish: Explaining Municipal Ordinances Affecting Undocumented Immigrants
From Devolution to the Grassroots
Immigration Enforcement by State and Local Police: The Impact on the Enforcers and their Communities
The Public Policy Implications of State-Level Worksite Migration Enforcement: The Experiences of Arizona, Mississippi, and Illinois
City Ordinances as "Immigration Policing by Proxy": Local Governments and the Regulation of Undocumented Day Laborers
Tracing the Evolution of Local Policy Activism
Neoliberalism, Community Development, and Anti-Immigrant Backlash in Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Localized Immigration Policy: The View from Charlotte, North Carolina, A New Immigrant Gateway
Growing Pains: Local Response to Recent Immigrant Settlement in Suburban Washington, DC
Local Immigration Policy and Global Ambitions in Vancouver and Phoenix
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All Immigration Politics is Local: The Day Labor Ordinance in Vista, California
The "Law-and-Order" Foundation of Local Ordinances: A Four-Locale Study of Hazleton, PA, Escondido, CA, Farmers Branch, TX, and Prince William County, VA
"Tired of Illegals": Immigrant Driver's Licenses, Constituent Letters, and Shifting Restrictionist Discourse in California
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