Strange Neighbors: The Role of States in Immigration Policy

Strange Neighbors: The Role of States in Immigration Policy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814737804
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 05/23/2014
Series: Citizenship and Migration in the Americas Series
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Carissa Byrne Hessick is Professor of Law at University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law. Prior to joining the Utah faculty, Professor Hessick spent two years as a Climenko Fellow at Harvard Law School, and she taught as a Professor of Law at Arizona State’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

Gabriel J. Chin is Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis School of Law. His work on immigration and criminal law has been widely cited by scholars and courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Introduction
Gabriel J. Chin and Carissa Byrne Hessick
I. The Recent Spate of State and Local Immigration Regulation
1. Measuring the Climate for Immigrants: A State-by-State Analysis
Huyen Pham and Pham Hoang Van
2. How Arizona Became Ground Zero in the War on 40 Immigrants
Douglas S. Massey
II. Historical Antecedents to the Modern State and Local Efforts to Regulate Immigration
3. “A War to Keep Alien Labor out of Colorado”: The “Mexican Menace” and the Historical Origins of Local and State Anti-Immigration Initiatives
Tom I. Romero II
III. A Defense of State and Local Efforts
4. Reinforcing the Rule of Law: What States Can and Should Do to Reduce Illegal Immigration
Kris W. Kobach
5. The States Enter the Illegal Immigration Fray
John C. Eastman
IV. A Critical Evaluation of the New State Regulation
6. Broken Mirror: The Unconstitutional Foundations of New State Immigration Enforcement
Gabriel J. Chin and Marc L. Miller
7. The Role of States in the National Conversation on Immigration
Rick Su
8. Post-Racial Proxy Battles over Immigration
Mary Fan
About the Contributors
Index

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