Governing Immigration Through Crime

Governing Immigration Through Crime

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In the United States, immigration is generally seen as a law and order issue. Amidst increasing anti-immigrant sentiment, unauthorized migrants have been cast as lawbreakers. Governing Immigration Through Crime offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the use of crime and punishment to manage undocumented immigrants. Presenting key readings and cutting-edge scholarship, this volume examines a range of contemporary criminalizing practices: restrictive immigration laws, enhanced border policing, workplace audits, detention and deportation, and increased policing o.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Social Sciences, an imprint of Stanford University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780804785419
0804785414
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 311 pages)

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