Making Foreigners

Author: Kunal M. Parker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316368300
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This book reconceptualizes the history of US immigration and citizenship law from the colonial period to the beginning of the twenty-first century by joining the histories of immigrants to those of Native Americans, African Americans, women ...

Law And Religion In American History

Author: Mark Douglas McGarvie
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107150930
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New Histories of American Law Series Editors Michael Grossberg, Indiana
University Christopher L. Tomlins, University ... Making Foreigners: Immigration
and Citizenship Law in America, 16002000 Laura F. Edwards, A Legal History
of the ...

Laws Harsh As Tigers

Author: Lucy E. Salyer
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807864319
Size: 64.84 MB
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Focusing primarily on the exclusion of the Chinese, Lucy Salyer analyzes the popular and legal debates surrounding immigration law and its enforcement during the height of nativist sentiment in the early twentieth century.

Law S Imagined Republic

Author: Steven Wilf
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521196906
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Law's Imagined Republic tells the story of the untidy beginnings of American law.

Three Worlds Of Relief

Author: Cybelle Fox
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400842581
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Three Worlds of Relief examines the role of race and immigration in the development of the American social welfare system by comparing how blacks, Mexicans, and European immigrants were treated by welfare policies during the Progressive Era ...

The Law That Changed The Face Of America

Author: Margaret Sands Orchowski
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442251379
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The Law that Changed the Face of America, Congressional journalist and immigration expert Margaret Sands Orchowski delivers a never before told story of how immigration laws have moved in constant flux and revision throughout our nation’s ...

Expelling The Poor

Author: Hidetaka Hirota
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019061921X
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By locating the roots of American immigration control in cultural prejudice against the Irish and, more essentially, economic concerns about their poverty in nineteenth-century New York and Massachusetts, this book fundamentally revises the ...

The Passport In America

Author: Craig Robertson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199779899
Size: 40.33 MB
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In this age of heightened security, especially at international borders, Robertson's The Passport in America provides anyone interested in questions of identification and surveillance with a richly detailed, and often surprising, history of ...

Impossible Subjects

Author: Mae M. Ngai
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400843626
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This book traces the origins of the "illegal alien" in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S. immigration policy--a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about ...