A Conservative and Compassionate Approach to Immigration Reform: Perspectives from a Former US Attorney General

A Conservative and Compassionate Approach to Immigration Reform: Perspectives from a Former US Attorney General

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780896728967
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
Publication date: 11/03/2014
Series: American Liberty and Justice Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Alberto R. Gonzales is former counsel to the President and United States Attorney General under the George W. Bush administration. He is currently the Dean of the Belmont University College of Law, where he holds the Doyle Rogers Distinguished Chair of Law.

David N. Strange is a managing partner at the law firm of Whittenburg Strange & Walker, P.C. He is also an adjunct professor of law at the Texas Tech University School of Law.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

Selected Abbreviations xvii

Chapter 1 Basics of U.S. Immigration Law 3

Chapter 2 Strategy for Success 10

Chapter 3 The Known and Unknown Challenges of Unauthorized Immigration 23

Chapter 4 Federalism and the Case for State Action 33

Chapter 5 Objectives and Obstacles to Federal Policy 46

Chapter 6 Securing Our Borders 59

Chapter 7 Workplace Enforcement 73

Chapter 8 Revising the Visa Process 89

Chapter 9 Amending the INA 98

Chapter 10 Dealing with the Children of Unauthorized Immigrants beyond High School 109

Chapter 11 Mexico's Impact 120

Epilogue 133

Appendix 1 Nonimmigrant Visas 137

Appendix 2 Relevant Sections of Law Pertaining to U.S. Nationality 147

Appendix 3 Proposed Amended INA § 245(i) 151

Appendix 4 Proposed Amended INA § 249 155

Appendix 5 Proposed INA § 212(a)(6)(H) 163

Appendix 6 Proposed Amended INA § 212(a)(9)(B) and Deletion of INA § 212(a)(9)(C) 165

Notes 169

Index 227

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