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Illegal immigration [electronic resource] : a reference handbook / Michael C. LeMay.

By: LeMay, Michael C, 1941-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary world issues: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 341 p.).ISBN: 9781598840407 (electronic bk.); 1598840401 (electronic bk.); 1598840398 (hard cover : alk. paper); 9781598840391 (hard cover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Illegal aliens -- United States | Illegal aliens -- Government policy -- United States | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy | Immigrants clandestins -- �Etats-Unis | Immigrants clandestins -- Politique gouvernementale -- �Etats-Unis | �Etats-Unis -- �Emigration et immigration -- Politique gouvernementale | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & ImmigrationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Illegal immigration.DDC classification: 325.73 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of tables and figures -- Preface -- Background and history -- Introduction : the nature of unauthorized immigration -- The roots of the problem -- The change in legal immigration : setting the 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 : Dissolving the INS -- Conclusion -- References -- Problems, controversies, and solutions -- Introduction -- Current domestic-policy concerns -- Amnesty of legalization issues of current unauthorized immigrants -- Incorporation of illegal immigrants and their children -- Border control and management issues -- The cost of illegal immigration -- Guest-worker issues -- Restructuring the INS -- Current proposals -- Other proposals -- State-initiated proposals -- Conclusion -- References -- Worldwide perspective -- Introduction -- Amnesty or "regularisation: issues -- Control of illegal immigration -- Global refugee issues and illegal immigration -- Border-management issues -- Plagues and illegal immigration -- Illegal immigration and economic development issues -- The economics of illegal immigration -- Regional approaches to illegal migration issues -- The European Union -- Conclusion -- References.
Chronology -- Precursor legislation : setting the stage for things to come -- The revolving-door era, 1965 to 2000 -- The storm-door era : 2001-? -- References -- Biographical sketches -- Angelo Amador -- John Ashcroft -- Roy Beck -- Robert Beauprez -- Robert Bennett -- Stanford D. Bishop -- Patrick Buchanan -- George Walker Bush -- Jeanne Butterfield -- Chris Cannon -- James Earl Carter Jr. -- Saxby Chambliss -- Linda Chavez -- Michael Chertoff -- William Jefferson Clinton -- John Cornyn -- Larry Craig -- Tom Delay-- Dianne Feinstein -- Barney Frank -- Antonio O. Garza -- Robert Goldsborough -- Alberto Gonzales -- Bob Goodlatte -- Chuck Hagel -- J.D. Hayworth -- Tamar Jacoby -- Lyndon Baines Johnson -- Edward Kennedy -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy -- Peter King -- Mark Krikorian -- Jon Kyl -- Richard Lamm -- Joseph I. Lieberman -- Susan Forbes Martin -- John McCain -- Candice Miller -- Charles Norwood -- Demetrios Papademetriou -- Nancy Pelosi -- Richard Pombo -- Ronald Reagan -- Silvestre Reyes -- Charles E. Schumer -- James Sensenbrenner -- Frank Sharry -- Christopher H. Smith -- Gordon H. Smith -- Lamar S. Smith -- Arlen Specter -- John E. Sununu -- Roberto Suro -- Tom Tancredo -- John H. Tanton -- Georges Vernez -- Ron Wyden -- References.
Data and documents -- Introduction -- Tables and figures -- Key legislative actions, 1965-2006 -- Summary of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 -- Act of November 2, 1996, to adjust the status of Cuban refugees -- Act of October 20, 1976, to amend the 1965 Immigration Act -- Act of March 17, 1980 -- The Refugee Act of 1980 -- Executive Summary Recommendations of the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy, 1981 -- INS v. Chadha et al., 1983 -- Jean et al. v. Nelson, 1985 -- Act of November 6, 1986 -- The Immigration Reform and Control ACt of 1986 -- California's Proposition 187 -- The "Save Our State" Initiative -- LULAC et al. v. Pete Wilson, et al. -- Welfare Reform Act of 1996 -- Immigration Provisions of the Welfare Reform Act -- Act of September 30, 1996 -- Illegal Immigration Provisions of the Omnibus Spending Bill -- USA Patriot Act of 2001 -- Homeland Security Act of November 19, 2002 -- References.
Directory of organizations and government agencies -- National government agencies and organizations -- International agencies and organizations -- Domestic advocacy agencies and organizations -- Immigration research centers and think tanks -- Selected print and nonprint resources -- Books -- Leading scholarly journals -- Reports and government documents -- Nonprint resources -- Glossary -- Index -- About the author.
Summary: Provides an overview of illegal immigration in America from 1965 to the present by discussing its history, controversies, laws, key legislative action, organizations involved, and proposed solutions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

List of tables and figures -- Preface -- 1. Background and history -- Introduction : the nature of unauthorized immigration -- The roots of the problem -- The change in legal immigration : setting the 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 : Dissolving the INS -- Conclusion -- References -- 2. Problems, controversies, and solutions -- Introduction -- Current domestic-policy concerns -- Amnesty of legalization issues of current unauthorized immigrants -- Incorporation of illegal immigrants and their children -- Border control and management issues -- The cost of illegal immigration -- Guest-worker issues -- Restructuring the INS -- Current proposals -- Other proposals -- State-initiated proposals -- Conclusion -- References -- 3. Worldwide perspective -- Introduction -- Amnesty or "regularisation: issues -- Control of illegal immigration -- Global refugee issues and illegal immigration -- Border-management issues -- Plagues and illegal immigration -- Illegal immigration and economic development issues -- The economics of illegal immigration -- Regional approaches to illegal migration issues -- The European Union -- Conclusion -- References.

4. Chronology -- Precursor legislation : setting the stage for things to come -- The revolving-door era, 1965 to 2000 -- The storm-door era : 2001-? -- References -- 5. Biographical sketches -- Angelo Amador -- John Ashcroft -- Roy Beck -- Robert Beauprez -- Robert Bennett -- Stanford D. Bishop -- Patrick Buchanan -- George Walker Bush -- Jeanne Butterfield -- Chris Cannon -- James Earl Carter Jr. -- Saxby Chambliss -- Linda Chavez -- Michael Chertoff -- William Jefferson Clinton -- John Cornyn -- Larry Craig -- Tom Delay-- Dianne Feinstein -- Barney Frank -- Antonio O. Garza -- Robert Goldsborough -- Alberto Gonzales -- Bob Goodlatte -- Chuck Hagel -- J.D. Hayworth -- Tamar Jacoby -- Lyndon Baines Johnson -- Edward Kennedy -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy -- Peter King -- Mark Krikorian -- Jon Kyl -- Richard Lamm -- Joseph I. Lieberman -- Susan Forbes Martin -- John McCain -- Candice Miller -- Charles Norwood -- Demetrios Papademetriou -- Nancy Pelosi -- Richard Pombo -- Ronald Reagan -- Silvestre Reyes -- Charles E. Schumer -- James Sensenbrenner -- Frank Sharry -- Christopher H. Smith -- Gordon H. Smith -- Lamar S. Smith -- Arlen Specter -- John E. Sununu -- Roberto Suro -- Tom Tancredo -- John H. Tanton -- Georges Vernez -- Ron Wyden -- References.

6. Data and documents -- Introduction -- Tables and figures -- Key legislative actions, 1965-2006 -- Summary of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 -- Act of November 2, 1996, to adjust the status of Cuban refugees -- Act of October 20, 1976, to amend the 1965 Immigration Act -- Act of March 17, 1980 -- The Refugee Act of 1980 -- Executive Summary Recommendations of the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy, 1981 -- INS v. Chadha et al., 1983 -- Jean et al. v. Nelson, 1985 -- Act of November 6, 1986 -- The Immigration Reform and Control ACt of 1986 -- California's Proposition 187 -- The "Save Our State" Initiative -- LULAC et al. v. Pete Wilson, et al. -- Welfare Reform Act of 1996 -- Immigration Provisions of the Welfare Reform Act -- Act of September 30, 1996 -- Illegal Immigration Provisions of the Omnibus Spending Bill -- USA Patriot Act of 2001 -- Homeland Security Act of November 19, 2002 -- References.

7. Directory of organizations and government agencies -- National government agencies and organizations -- International agencies and organizations -- Domestic advocacy agencies and organizations -- Immigration research centers and think tanks -- 8. Selected print and nonprint resources -- Books -- Leading scholarly journals -- Reports and government documents -- Nonprint resources -- Glossary -- Index -- About the author.

Provides an overview of illegal immigration in America from 1965 to the present by discussing its history, controversies, laws, key legislative action, organizations involved, and proposed solutions.

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