Illegal Immigration: A Reference Handbook

Illegal Immigration: A Reference Handbook

by Michael LeMay
ISBN-10:
1598840398
ISBN-13:
9781598840391
Pub. Date:
12/15/2006
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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Illegal Immigration: A Reference Handbook

This work is an overview of America's attempts to deal with the problem of illegal immigration, with discussions of every immigration law passed since 1965, crucial court cases, key actors and organizations, and proposed solutions.

• Excerpts from key law documents and court cases, and a chronology including key cases since 1965 provide a historical overview

• Fourteen graphs illustrate major trends, flows, or impacts arising from illegal immigration

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598840391
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/15/2006
Series: Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages: 341
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION:

A REFERENCE HANDBOOK

BY

Michael C. LeMay

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface

1. Chapter 1: The Background and History of Illegal Immigration to the U.S.

Introduction—The Nature of Unauthorized Immigration

The Roots of the Problem

The Change in Legal Immigration Setting Stage for Illegal Immigration

The Crisis of Border Control—Illegal Immigration and the Enactment of IRCA

Border Security and Anti-Terrorism Concerns

Creating the Department of Homeland Security and Dissolving the INS

Conclusion

References and Further Readings

2. Problems, Controversies and Proposed Solutions

Illegal Immigration and the Amnesty Issue

The Political Incorporation of Illegal Immigrants or Their Children

Border Control and Management Issues

The Costs of Unauthorized Immigration

The Guest-Worker Issue

Management Issues at the DHS

Some Proposed Solutions to the Unauthorized Immigration Problem

Conclusion

References and Further Readings

3. Global Issues Concerning Unauthorized Immigration

Introduction

Amnesty, Regularization, and Legalization Issues

Control of the Illegal Immigration Flows

Global Refugee Issues and Illegal Immigration

Border Management Issues

Plagues and Illegal Immigration

Illegal Migration and Economic Development Issues

The Economics of Unauthorized Emigration

Regional Approaches to Illegal Migration

Conclusion

References and Further Readings

4. Chronology

1965 to 1975

1976 to 1986

1987 to 2001

2002 to Date

References and Further Reading

5. Biographical Sketches

6. Graphs, Figures, and Summaries of Key Laws and Court Cases

The Unauthorized Immigration Flow and Dispersal of Population

Figures and Graphs

The Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965

Amendment to the Immigration and Naturalization Act

Executive Summary of the SCIRP Final Report

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

The Immigration Act of 1990

California's Proposition 187

LUCLAC et al v. WILSON et al

Illegal Immigration Provisions of the Welfare Reform Act

Illegal Immigration Provisions of the Omnibus Spending Bill

USA Patriot Act

Homeland Security Act

USA Patriot Act II

References and Further Reading

7. Directory of Key Agencies and Organizations

U.S. Government Agencies and Organizations

International Agencies and Organizations

U.S. Advocacy (Nongovernmental) Organizations

U.S. Research Centers and Think Tanks

Conclusion

References and Further Readings

8. Print and Nonprint Resources

Books and Government Reports

Journals

Videos

Glossary

Index

About the Author

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