Probationary Americans: Contemporary Immigration Policies and the Shaping of Asian American Communities / Edition 1

Probationary Americans: Contemporary Immigration Policies and the Shaping of Asian American Communities / Edition 1

by John SW Park, Edward JW Park
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415947502

ISBN-13: 9780415947503

Pub. Date: 11/29/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This important work examines contemporary immigration rules and how they affect the make-up of immigrant communities. The authors' key argument is that immigration policies place race and class as important criteria for gaining entry to the United States, and in doing so, alter the makeup of America's immigrant communities.  See more details below

Overview

This important work examines contemporary immigration rules and how they affect the make-up of immigrant communities. The authors' key argument is that immigration policies place race and class as important criteria for gaining entry to the United States, and in doing so, alter the makeup of America's immigrant communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415947503
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/29/2004
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The next American nation1
Ch. 2Governing admission to the United States : basic themes9
Ch. 3Exclusion, deportation, and refugee admissions27
Ch. 4Efficiency and cost : detention and deportation under the acts of 199645
Ch. 5Toward limits to welfare and family reunification63
Ch. 6"Temporary workers" in American law and society since 199083
Ch. 7Engineering the model minority97
Ch. 8Probationary Americans107

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