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State Policies for Undocumented Immigrants [electronic resource] : Policy-Making and Outcomes in the U.S., 1998-2005.

By: Thangasamy, Andrew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: New Americans (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC): Publisher: El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2010Description: 1 online resource (262 p.).ISBN: 9781593326371 (electronic bk.); 1593326378 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Aliens -- Government policy -- United States -- States | Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- States | Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- States | Aliens -- Government policy -- United States -- States | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & ImmigrationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: State Policies for Undocumented Immigrants : Policy-Making and Outcomes in the U.S., 1998-2005DDC classification: 325.7309 | 325.7309/0511 | 325.73090511 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgements; Introduction: Immigration Policy Making in the U.S. States; Chapter 1 Comparative Immigration Studies andU. S. Sub-National State Policy Making; Chapter 2 A Nested Analysis of State PolicyOutcomes for UndocumentedImmigrants; Chapter 3 Lowering Barriers to Higher Education forUndocumented Immigrants; Chapter 4 Licensing Undocumented ImmigrantDrivers in the States, 1998-2005; Chapter 5 Pre-Natal Health Care for UndocumentedImmigrant Women; Chapter 6 Framing the Problem: Defining Undocumented Immigrants and Issues in the States.
Chapter 7 Explaining Progressive State Policy Makingfor Undocumented Immigrants in theU. S. StatesAppendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: Thangasamy examines state level policy making for undocumented immigrants in the United States between 1998 and 2005. This period saw heightened state legislative activity regarding access to higher education and the availability of driver?s licenses and health benefits for undocumented immigrants. Some states chose to extend these benefits to undocumented immigrants while some did not. Thangasamy seeks to explain the variation in state responses. He tested partisanship, interest group politics, bureaucratic politics, and the role of race and ethnicity to explain policy variation. While, neith.
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Acknowledgements; Introduction: Immigration Policy Making in the U.S. States; Chapter 1 Comparative Immigration Studies andU. S. Sub-National State Policy Making; Chapter 2 A Nested Analysis of State PolicyOutcomes for UndocumentedImmigrants; Chapter 3 Lowering Barriers to Higher Education forUndocumented Immigrants; Chapter 4 Licensing Undocumented ImmigrantDrivers in the States, 1998-2005; Chapter 5 Pre-Natal Health Care for UndocumentedImmigrant Women; Chapter 6 Framing the Problem: Defining Undocumented Immigrants and Issues in the States.

Chapter 7 Explaining Progressive State Policy Makingfor Undocumented Immigrants in theU. S. StatesAppendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Thangasamy examines state level policy making for undocumented immigrants in the United States between 1998 and 2005. This period saw heightened state legislative activity regarding access to higher education and the availability of driver?s licenses and health benefits for undocumented immigrants. Some states chose to extend these benefits to undocumented immigrants while some did not. Thangasamy seeks to explain the variation in state responses. He tested partisanship, interest group politics, bureaucratic politics, and the role of race and ethnicity to explain policy variation. While, neith.

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