The Resource National insecurities: : immigrants and U.S. deportation policy since 1882, Deirdre M. Moloney, (electronic resource)

National insecurities: : immigrants and U.S. deportation policy since 1882, Deirdre M. Moloney, (electronic resource)

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National insecurities: : immigrants and U.S. deportation policy since 1882
Title
National insecurities:
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immigrants and U.S. deportation policy since 1882
Statement of responsibility
Deirdre M. Moloney
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  • Immigrants and U.S. deportation policy since 1882
  • Immigrants and United States deportation policy since 1882
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Language
eng
Summary
For over a century, deportation and exclusion have defined eligibility for citizenship in the United States and, in turn, have shaped what it means to be American. In this broad analysis of policy from 1882 to present, Deirdre Moloney places current debates about immigration issues in historical context. Focusing on several ethnic groups, Moloney closely examines how gender and race led to differences in the implementation of U.S. immigration policy as well as how poverty, sexuality, health, and ideologies were regulated at the borders. Emphasizing the perspectives of immigrants and their advocates, Moloney weaves in details from case files that illustrate the impact policy decisions had on individual lives. She explores the role of immigration policy in diplomatic relations between the U.S. and other nations, and shows how federal, state, and local agencies had often conflicting priorities and approaches to immigration control. Throughout, Moloney traces the ways that these policy debates contributed to a modern understanding of citizenship and human rights in the twentieth century and even today
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Midwest
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Moloney, Deirdre M
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325.73
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Immigrants
  • Women immigrants
  • Illegal aliens
  • Deportation
Target audience
adult
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National insecurities: : immigrants and U.S. deportation policy since 1882, Deirdre M. Moloney, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11719116
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multicolored
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MWT11719116
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11719116
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National insecurities: : immigrants and U.S. deportation policy since 1882, Deirdre M. Moloney, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11719116
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11719116
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11719116
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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