Deportation Nation: Outsiders in American History

Deportation Nation: Outsiders in American History

by Daniel Kanstroom
ISBN-10:
0674046226
ISBN-13:
9780674046221
Pub. Date:
03/15/2010
Publisher:
Harvard
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Overview

Deportation Nation: Outsiders in American History

The Danger of Department Hangs Over the Head of virtually every noncitizen in the United States. In the complexities and inconsistencies of immigration law, one can find a reason to deport almost any noncitizen at almost any time. In recent years, the system has been used with unprecedented vigor against millions of deportees.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674046221
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 03/15/2010
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 805,158
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction

2. Antecedents

Part 1: English Roots, Colonial Controls, and Criminal Transportation

Part 2: The Alien and Sedition Acts—A "First Experiment" with Ideological Post-Entry Social Control Deportation

Part 3: Indian Removal, African-American Exclusion, Fugitive Slave Laws, and "Colonization"

3. From Chinese Exclusion to Post-Entry Social Control: The Early Formation of the Modern Deportation System

4. The Second Wave: Expansion and Refinement of Modern Deportation Law

5. The Third Wave: The "War on Crime," Internment, Political Deportations, and Mass Mexican Removals, 1930–1964

6. Modern Problems of Deportation Law: Discretion, Jurisdiction Stripping, and Retroactivity, 1965–2005

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