Understanding Immigration Law

Title

Understanding Immigration Law

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Understanding Immigration Law lays out the basics of U.S. immigration law. It offers background about the intellectual, historical, and constitutional foundations of U.S. immigration law. The book also identifies the factors that have historically fueled migration policies in the United States, including economic factors, national security, and xenophobia. In the middle chapters, the authors provide an explanation of the law concerning the admissions and removal procedures and criteria and the Naturalization requirements in the Immigration and Nationality Act. The book also covers timely topics on immigration policing, immigration federalism, and crimmigration. The book ends with a chapter speculating about the future of U.S. immigration law and the challenges and opportunities facing the nation.

ISBN

9780769881966

Publication Date

2015

Publisher

LexisNexis

City

New Providence, New Jersey

Keywords

understanding series, immigration law

Disciplines

Immigration Law | Law

Understanding Immigration Law

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