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GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

1. House testimony on the Scott Gardner Act
2. House testimony on terrorism and the visa overstay problem
3. House testimony on appropriations from Border Patrol leadership
4. DHS OIG report on information sharing and overseas screening
5. USCIS report on FY 2011 highlights
6. EOIR FY 2011 statistical year book
7. U.K.: Home Office reports on human smuggling and immigrants and previous salaries/occupations
8. Netherlands: Report on asylum seeker numbers
9. E.U.: Statistical portrait of 1st and 2nd generation immigrants
10. Australia: Report on immigrants, learning, and work
11. N.Z.: Statistics on international travel and migration

REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

12. New FAIR report on the failure of the EB-5 visa program
13. Seven new papers from the Institute for the Study of Labor
14. Twelve new reports from the Migration Policy Institute
15. Fifteen new papers from the Social Science Research Network
16. Three new reports from the International Organization for Migration
17. Three reports from the U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs
18. "Are the Direct and Indirect Growth Effects of Remittances Significant?"
19. Ipsos survey: "Strong support for a cap on immigration amidst economic concern"
20. "Faith on the Move: The Religious Affiliation of International Migrants"
21. "The Cost to Americans and America of Ending Birthright Citizenship"
22. "Immigration, Incorporation, and Diversity in Western Europe and the United States: Comparative Perspectives"
23. "Perpetual What? Injury, Sovereignty and a Cosmopolitan View of Immigration"
24. "Illegality at Work: Deportability and the Productive New Era of Immigration Enforcement"
25. Canada: New working paper from CERIS
26. Canada: Three new publications from from the Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiative
27. Canada: "Fiscal Transfers to Immigrants in Canada: Responding to Critics and a Revised Estimate"
28. Canada: "Permanently Temporary? Agricultural Migrant Workers and Their Integration in Canada"
29. Australia: "Amnesty International Australia Detention Facilities Visit 2012"

BOOKS

30. Europe and Extraterritorial Asylum
31. Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Order
32. Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
33. Labour Migration, Human Trafficking and Multinational Corporations: The Commodification of Illicit Flows
34. Migrants and Strangers in an African City: Exile, Dignity, Belonging

JOURNALS

35. Citizenship Studies
36. Ethnic and Racial Studies
37. European Journal of Migration and Law
38. Human Mobility
39. International Journal of Refugee Law
40. International Migration
41. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
42. Journal of Refugee Studies
43. Refugee Survey Quarterly

-- Mark Krikorian]

1.
House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/Hearings%202012/hear_03072012_2.html

"H.R. 3808, the Scott Gardner Act"

Statement by Chairman Lamar Smith
http://judiciary.house.gov/news/Statement%20HR%203808.html

Witness Testimony:

Panel I

Rep. Sue Myrick
Member of Congress
9th District of North Carolina
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/Hearings%202012/Myrick%2003072012.pdf

Rep. Mike McIntyre
Member of Congress
7th District of North Carolina
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/Hearings%202012/McIntyre%2003072012.pdf

Rep. Charles Gonzalez
Member of Congress
20th District of Texas
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/Hearings%202012/Gonzalez%2003072012.pdf

Panel II

Charles Jenkins, Sheriff
Frederick County Sheriff's Office
Frederick, MD
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/Hearings%202012/Jenkins%2003072012.pdf

Jessica Vaughan, Policy Director
Center for Immigration Studies
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/Hearings%202012/Vaughan%2003072012.pdf

Brian McCann
Chicago, IL
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/Hearings%202012/McCann%2003072012.pdf

Chris Burbank, Chief of Police
Salt Lake City Police Department
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/Hearings%202012/Burbank%2003072012.pdf

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House Committee on Homeland Security
Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
http://homeland.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-911-hijackers-ami...

"From the 9/11 Hijackers to Amine el-Khalifi: Terrorists and the Visa Overstay Problem"

Statement by Chairman Candace Miller
[Video available at link]

Witness Testimony:

John Cohen, Deputy Counter-Terrorism Coordinator
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/Testimony-DHS.pdf

Peter T. Edge, Deputy Associate Director
Homeland Security Investigations, Immigration and Customs Enforcement
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/Testimony-DHS.pdf

David Donahue, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for
Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State
http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/Testimony%20Don...

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House Committee on Appropriations
Subcommittee on Homeland Security
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
http://appropriations.house.gov/Calendar/EventSingle.aspx?EventID=277488

Witness Testimony: (Cumulative)

Michael Fisher, Chief, U.S. Border Patrol
http://appropriations.house.gov/UploadedFiles/HHRG-112-AP15-MFisher-2012...

Kevin McAleenan, Assistant Commissioner (Acting)
Office of Field Operations

Mark Borkowski, Assistant Commissioner
Office of Technology Innovation and Acqusition

Michael Kostelnik, Assistant Commissioner
Office of Air and Marine

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4.
Information Sharing On Foreign Nationals: Overseas Screening (Redacted)
DHS Office of Inspector General, OIG-12-39, February 2012
http://www.oig.dhs.gov/assets/Mgmt/2012/OIGr_12-39_Feb12.pdf

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5.
USCIS: Fiscal Year 2011 Highlights Report
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, March 2012
http://www.uscis.gov/USCIS/About%20Us/Budget,%20Planning%20and%20Perform...

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FY 2011 Statistical Year Book
Executive Office for Immigration Review
Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, February 2012
http://www.justice.gov/eoir/statspub/fy11syb.pdf

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An Evidence Assessment of the Routes of Human Trafficking into the UK
By Kevin Marsh, Rashmi Sarmah, Phil Davies, Emma Froud, Jacque Mallender, Elizabeth Scalia, Tony Munton (Matrix Knowledge Group); Andrew Zurawan, Laura Powlton, and Carolyne Tah
(Analysis, Research and Knowledge Management, UK Border Agency)
U.K. Home Office, March 2012
http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/science-research-statistics/re...

Analysis of Tier 2 General Migrants
Previous salary and occupation of those eligible to apply for settlement
By Chris Jones and Mike Eaton
U.K. Home Office, February 29, 2012
http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/science-research-statistics/re...

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8.
Fewer asylum seekers in 2011
Statistics Netherlands, March 1, 2012
http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/veiligheid-recht/publicaties/artikel...

Highlights:

Last year, 11.6 thousand people submitted requests for asylum in the Netherlands, 13 percent fewer than in 2010. Afghans constituted the largest group.
Erratic pattern

There are considerable differences between the numbers of asylum seekers, if nationality is taken into account. The number of refugees from Somalia and Iraq was reduced notably in recent years. At the same time, the number of asylum seekers from Afghanistan has grown. Afghans were the largest group in 2011 (1.9 thousand). In 2009 and 2010, most asylum seekers came from Somalia.

Effects of immigration policy

The reduction of Somali asylum seekers is partly due to abolition of the protection policy for special categories of asylum seekers and stricter rules for family reunification. The reduction of Iraqi asylum seekers in 2009 may also partly be due to abolition of the protection policy for this special category of asylum seekers.

Far fewer asylum requests submitted than by the end of the twentieth century

In the 1990s, the number of asylum seekers was much larger than today. In 1994, a total of 52.6 thousand people submitted requests for asylum in the Netherlands. In the past half decade, 12 thousand asylum seekers annually arrived in the Netherlands.

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9.
Migrants in Europe: A statistical portrait of the first and second generation
Eurostat, December 8, 2011
http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-31-10-539/EN/KS-31-...

Summary:

Migration has become an increasingly important phenomenon for European societies. Patterns of migration flows can change greatly over time, with the size and composition of migrant populations reflecting both current and historical patterns of migration flows. Combined with the complexity and long-term nature of the migrant integration process, this can present challenges to policy-makers who need good quality information on which to base decisions. It is important that the statistics should go beyond the basic demographic characteristics of migrants and present a wider range of socio-economic information on migrants and their descendants.

This publication looks at a broad range of characteristics of migrants living in the European Union and EFTA countries. It looks separately at the foreign-born, the foreign citizens, and the second generation. It addresses a variety of aspects of the socio-economic situation of migrants including labour market situation, income distribution, and poverty. The effects of different migration-related factors (i.e. reason of migration, length of residence) are examined. The situation of migrants is compared to that of the non-migrant reference population.

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10.
Learning And Work, Australia, 2010-11
Australian Bureau of Statistics, February 20, 2012
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/4235.02010-11

Summary:

This release presents results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Learning and Work survey, conducted from July 2010 to June 2011 as part of the ABS Multipurpose Household Survey (MPHS). The survey collected data from individuals about their non-school qualification history including the level and field of each qualification and year of completion. Information was also collected on the impact of each qualification on a person's working life six months after completion and the relevance of the main field of study of each qualification to a person's current job. Another focus of the publication is the background characteristics of migrants, with data collected on Australian citizenship, language spoken at home, English proficiency, year of arrival, and level and field of highest non–school qualification before and after arrival in Australia. There are no time series data available as this is the first release of the topic.

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International Travel and Migration: January 2012
Statistics New Zealand, February 3, 2011
http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/population/Migration/IntTravel...

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12.
New report from FAIR

Selling America short: the Failure of the EB-5 Visa Program
By Eric A. Ruark and Aniqa Moinuddin
March 2012
http://www.fairus.org/site/DocServer/FAIR-EB5-2012.pdf?docID=6321

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13.
New from the Institute for the Study of Labor

1. Interethnic Marriages and Their Economic Effects
By Delia Furtado, University of Connecticut and Stephen J. Trejo, University of Texas at Austin
Discussion Paper No. 6399, February 2012
http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=...

1. Is Religiosity of Immigrants a Bridge or a Buffer in the Process of Integration? A Comparative Study of Europe and the United States
By Teresa García Muñoz and Shoshana Neuman
Discussion Paper No. 6384, February 2012
http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=...

2. The Impact of Migration on Family Left Behind
By Francisca M Antman
Discussion Paper No. 6374, February 2012
http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=...

3. The Evaluation of Immigration Policies
By Ulf Rinne
Discussion Paper No. 6369, February 2012
http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=...

4. Moroccans' Assimilation in Spain: Family-Based versus Labor-Based Migration
By Nuria Rodriguez-Planas and Raquel Vegas
Discussion Paper No. 6368, February 2012
http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=...

5. Living and Working in Ethnic Enclaves: Language Proficiency of Immigrants in U.S. Metropolitan Areas
By Julia Beckhusen, Raymond J.G.M. Florax, Thomas de Graaff, Jacques Poot, and Brigitte Waldorf
Discussion Paper No. 6363, February 2012
http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=...

6. The Psychic Costs of Migration: Evidence from Irish Return Migrants
By Alan Barrett and Irene Mosca
Discussion Paper No. 6324, December 2011
http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=...

7. European Union Expansion and Migration
By Martin Kahanec and Lucia Kurekova
Policy Paper No. 36, December 2011
http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/policypapers/viewAbstract?...

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New from the Migration Policy Institute

1. The Educational Trajectories of English Language Learners in Texas
By Stella M. Flores, Jeanne Batalova, and Michael Fix
March 2012
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/TexasELLs.pdf

2. Multiculturalism: Success, Failure, and the Future
By Will Kymlicka
March 2012
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/Multiculturalism.pdf

3. Bipartisan Measures Urge Use of a Temporary Worker Program to Admit Irish Immigrants
By Muzaffar Chishti and Claire Bergeron
Migration Information Source, March 2012
http://www.migrationinformation.org/Profiles/display.cfm?ID=885

4. Greece: Illegal Immigration in the Midst of Crisis
By Charalambos Kasimis, Agricultural University of Athens
Migration Information Source, March 2012
http://www.migrationinformation.org/Profiles/display.cfm?ID=884

5. The Role of the State in Cultural Integration: Trends, Challenges, and Ways Ahead
By Christian Joppke
February 2012
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/CivicIntegration-Joppke.pdf

6. The Centrality of Employment in Immigrant Integration in Europe
By Randall Hansen
February 2012
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/Integration-Hansen.pdf

7. Questions Arise with Implementation of Obama Administration's New Prosecutorial Discretion Policy
By Muzaffar Chishti and Claire Bergeron
Migration Information Source, February 29, 2012
http://www.migrationinformation.org/USfocus/display.cfm?ID=883

8. Multiculturalism: Success, Failure, and the Future
By Will Kymlicka
February 2012
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/Multiculturalism.pdf

9. The Centrality of Employment in Immigrant Integration in Europe
By Randall Hansen
February 2012
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/Integration-Hansen.pdf

10. The Role of the State in Cultural Integration: Trends, Challenges, and Ways Ahead
By Christian Joppke
February 2012
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/CivicIntegration-Joppke.pdf

11. Rethinking National Identity in the Age of Migration
By Demetrios Papademetriou
February 2012
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/transatlantic/TCMStatement-Identity.pdf

12. Here, There, and Back Again: A New Zealand Case Study of Chinese Circulatory Transmigration
By Manying Ip, University of Auckland
Migration Information Source, January 2012
http://www.migrationinformation.org/Feature/display.cfm?id=878

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15.
New from the Social Science Research Network

1. Immigration and Border Control: How Data Driven Management Could Enhance Success
John E Whitley, Institute for Defense Analyses; Bryan Roberts, Nathan Associates; and Robert Shea, Grant Thornton LLP
March 8, 2012
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2018580

2. Where You Stand Depends on Where You Sit: Bureaucratic Incorporation of Immigrants in Federal Workplace Agencies
By Ming Hsu Chen, University of Colorado Law School
March 9, 2012
U. of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-03
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2019181

3. Migration, Trade and Unemployment
By Benedikt Hei, Ifo Institute for Economic Research and Mario Larch, University of Bayreuth
Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 6, 2012-4
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2019380

4. Welcome to the Machine: Firms' Reaction to Low-Skilled Immigration
By Antonio Accetturo, Bank of Italy; Matteo Bugamelli, Bank of Italy; and Andrea Roberto Lamorgese, Bank of Italy
Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. 846, January 2012
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2012473

5. Immigrant Earnings Growth: Selection Bias or Real Progress?
By Garnett Picot, Statistics Canada and Patrizio Piraino, University of Cape Town
February 28, 2012
Statistics Canada Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series No. 340
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2012468

6. Should We Retire Earlier in Order to Look after Our Parents? The Role of Immigrants
By Mariacristina Rossi, University of Rome II Faculty of Economics and Agnese Romiti
Netspar Discussion Paper No. 11/2011-114, November 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2012358

7. Administrative Law Through the Lens of Immigration Law
By Jill E. Family, Widener University - School of Law
Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-04
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2009436

8. Policy Innovation or Vertical Integration? A View of Immigration Federalism from the States
By Lina Newton, CUNY Hunter College
Law & Policy, Vol. 34, Issue 2, 2012
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2007382

9. Preparing for Success in Canada and the United States: The Determinants of Educational Attainment Among the Children of Immigrants
By Garnett Picot and Feng Hou, Statistics Canada
February 15, 2011
Statistics Canada Analytical Branch Studies Working Paper No. 332
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2016608

10. Realizing the International Human Right to Health for Noncitizens in the United States
By Eleanor D. Kinney, Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis
Notre Dame Journal of International, Comparative & Human Rights Law, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1833400

11. Health Care and the Illegal Immigrant
By Patrick J. Glen, Georgetown University Law Center
Health Matrix, Forthcoming
Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-008
Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-024
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2014877

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16.
New from the International Organization for Migration

1. Global Eye on Human Trafficking (Issue 11)
March 2012
http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/free/GlobalEyeissue11_29Feb2012.pdf

2. Unaccompanied Children on the Move
2011
http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/free/UAM%20Report_11812.pdf

3. World Migration Report 2011 - Communicating Effectively about Migration
2011
http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/free/WMR2011_English.pdf

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17.
New from the U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs

1. International Migration Report 2009: A Global Assessment
December 2011
http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/migration/WorldMigrationRe...

2. The Age and Sex of Migrants, 2011
http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/2011Migration_Chart/2011It...

3. International Migration Flows to and from Selected Countries: The 2010 Revision
http://esa.un.org/MigFlows/MigrationFlows.html

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18.
Are the Direct and Indirect Growth Effects of Remittances Significant?
By B. Bhaskara Rao and Gazi Mainul Hassan
The World Economy
Vol. 35, No. 3, March 2012
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9701.2011.01399.x/abst...

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19.
Strong support for a cap on immigration amidst economic concern
Ipsos MORI, February 21, 2012
http://www.ipsos-mori.com/newsevents/latestnews/644/Strong-support-for-a...
http://www.ipsos-mori.com/Assets/Docs/News/IpsosMORI_ImmigrationFeb2011.pdf

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20.
Faith on the Move: The Religious Affiliation of International Migrants
The Pew Forum, March 8, 2012
http://www.pewforum.org/Geography/Religious-Migration-exec.aspx

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21.
The Cost to Americans and America of Ending Birthright Citizenship
By Margaret Stock
National Foundation for American Policy Brief, March 2012
http://www.nfap.com/pdf/NFAPPolicyBrief.BirthrightCitizenship.March2012.pdf

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22.
Immigration, Incorporation, and Diversity in Western Europe and the United States: Comparative Perspectives
Edited by Nancy Foner and Christophe Bertossi
American Behavioral Scientist, December 2011
http://abs.sagepub.com/content/55/12/1535.extract

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23.
Perpetual What? Injury, Sovereignty and a Cosmopolitan View of Immigration
By Ines Valdez
Political Studies, Vol. 60, No. 1, March 2012
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/post/2012/00000060/00000001/ar...

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24.
Illegality at Work: Deportability and the Productive New Era of Immigration Enforcement
By Jill Lindsey Harrison and Sarah E. Lloyd
Antipode, Vol. 44, No. 2, March 2012
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/anti/2012/00000044/00000002/ar...

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25.
New from Canada’s Joint Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement (CERIS)

1. What do we know about immigrant seniors aging in Canada?
By Edward Ng, Daniel W.L. Lai, Aliza T. Rudner, and Heather Orpana
CERIS Working Paper Series No. 88, February 2012
http://www.ceris.metropolis.net/wp-content/uploads/pdf/research_publicat...

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26.
New from the Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiative

Computer Use among Immigrants in the Workplace:
How does it vary by gender, educational level, ethnicity, occupation and tenure?
By Tony Fang, Fang Yang, Philip Kelly, Stella Park, and Maryse Lemoine
TIEDI Analytical Report 28- February 2012
http://www.yorku.ca/tiedi/pubreports28.html

Promotion in the Workplace:
How is promotion in the workplace affected by nativity, period of immigration, ethnicity, gender, education, occupation and employment tenure?
TIEDI Analytical Report 27, February 2012
http://www.yorku.ca/tiedi/pubreports27.html

TIEDI Newsletter No. 4
February 3, 2012
http://www.yorku.ca/tiedi/doc/Newsletter4.pdf

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27.
Fiscal Transfers to Immigrants in Canada: Responding to Critics and a Revised Estimate
By Patrick Grady and Herbert Grubel
Simon Fraser Institute, March 2012
http://www.fraserinstitute.org/uploadedFiles/fraser-ca/Content/research-...

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28.
Permanently Temporary? Agricultural Migrant Workers and Their Integration in Canada
By Jenna Hennebry
IRPP Study, February 2012
http://www.irpp.org/pubs/IRPPstudy/IRPP_Study_no26.pdf

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29.
Amnesty International Australia Detention Facilities Visit 2012
Findings and recommendations
Amnesty International Australia, February 22, 2012
http://www.amnesty.org.au/images/uploads/news/Amnesty-International-Aust...

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30.
Europe and Extraterritorial Asylum
By Maarten den Heijer

Hart Publishing, 342 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 1849462704, $110.00
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1849462704/centerforimmigra

Book Description: Increasingly, European and other Western States have sought to control the movement of refugees outside their borders. To do this, States have adopted a variety of measures, including carrier sanctions, the interception of migrants at sea, the posting of immigration officers in foreign countries, and the external processing of asylum-seekers. This book focuses on the legal implications of external mechanisms of migration control for the protection of refugees and irregular migrants. It explores how refugee and human rights law have responded to the new measures adopted by States, and how States have sought cooperation with other actors in the context of migration control. The book defends the thesis that when European States attempt to control the movement of migrants outside their territories, they remain responsible, under international law, for protecting the rights of refugees, as well as their general human rights. It also identifies how EU law governs and constrains the various types of pre-border migration enforcement employed by EU Member States, and it examines how unfolding practices of external migration control conform with international law. This work will be essential reading for scholars and practitioners of asylum and refugee law throughout Europe and the wider world.

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31.
Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Order
By Ronaldo Munck, Carl Ulrik Schierup, and Raul Delgado Wise

Routledge, 136 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0415683270, $125.00
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0415683270/centerforimmigra

Book Description: Any consideration of global migration in relation to work and citizenship must necessarily be situated in the context of the Great Recession. A whole historical chapter – that of neoliberalism – has now closed and the future can only be deemed uncertain. Migrant workers were key players during this phase of the global system, supplying cheap and flexible labour inputs when required in the rich countries. Now, with the further sustainability of the neoliberal political and economic world order in question, what will be the role of migration in terms of work patterns and what modalities of political citizenship will develop? While informalization of the relations of production and the precarization of work were once assumed to be the exception, that is no longer the case.

As for citizenship this book posits a parallel development of precarious citizenship for migrants, made increasingly vulnerable by the global economic crisis. But we are also in an era of profound social transformation, in the context of which social counter-movements emerge, which may halt the disembedding of the market from social control and its corrosive impact.

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32.
Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
By Grace Delgado

Stanford University Press, 320 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0804778140, $65.00
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0804778140/centerforimmigra

Kindle, 1556 KB, ASIN: B0076OCDGM, $52.00

Book Description: Making the Chinese Mexican is the first book to examine the Chinese diaspora in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. It presents a fresh perspective on immigration, nationalism, and racism through the experiences of Chinese migrants in the region during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Navigating the interlocking global and local systems of migration that underlay Chinese borderlands communities, the author situates the often-paradoxical existence of these communities within the turbulence of exclusionary nationalisms.

The world of Chinese fronterizos (borderlanders) was shaped by the convergence of trans-Pacific networks and local arrangements: against a backdrop of national unrest in Mexico and in the era of exclusionary immigration policies in the United States, Chinese fronterizos carved out vibrant, enduring communities that provided a buffer against virulent Sinophobia. This book challenges us to reexamine the complexities of nation-making, identity formation, and the meaning of citizenship. It represents an essential contribution to our understanding of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.

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33.
Labour Migration, Human Trafficking and Multinational Corporations: The Commodification of Illicit Flows
By Ato Quayson and Antonela Arhin

Routledge, 192 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0415595991, $140.00
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0415595991/centerforimmigra

Book Description: Although much literature on human trafficking focuses on sex trafficking, a great deal of human trafficking results from migrant workers, compelled - by economic deprivation in their home countries - to seek better life opportunities abroad, especially in agriculture, construction and domestic work. Such labour migration is sometimes legal and well managed, but sometimes not so – with migrant workers frequently threatened or coerced into entering debt bondage arrangements and ending up working in forced labour situations producing goods for illicit markets. This book fills a substantial gap in the existing literature given that labour trafficking is a much more subtle form of exploitation than sex trafficking. It discusses how far large multinational corporations are involved, whether intentionally or unintentionally, in human trafficking for the purposes of labour exploitation. They explore how far corporations are driven to seek cheap labour by the need to remain commercially
competitive and examine how the problem often lies with corporations’ subcontractors, who are not as well controlled as they might be. The essays in the volume also outline and assess measures being taken by governments and international agencies to eradicate the problem.

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Migrants and Strangers in an African City: Exile, Dignity, Belonging
By Bruce Whitehouse

Indiana University Press, 286 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0253000815, $70.00
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0253000815/centerforimmigra

Paperback, ISBN: 0253000823, $25.00
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0253000823/centerforimmigra

Book Description: In cities throughout Africa, local inhabitants live alongside large populations of "strangers." Bruce Whitehouse explores the condition of strangerhood for residents who have come from the West African Sahel to settle in Brazzaville, Congo. Whitehouse considers how these migrants live simultaneously inside and outside of Congolese society as merchants, as Muslims in a predominantly non-Muslim society, and as parents seeking to instill in their children the customs of their communities of origin. Migrants and Strangers in an African City challenges Pan-Africanist ideas of transnationalism and diaspora in today's globalized world.

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Citizenship Studies
Vol. 16, No. 1, 2012
http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ccst20/current

Selected articles:

How can you say you're Korean? Law, governmentality and national membership in South Korea
By Chulwoo Lee
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13621025.2012.651405

Multiculturalism and the politics of belonging: the puzzle of multiculturalism in South Korea
By Nora Hui-Jung Kim
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13621025.2012.651406

The citizenship of foreign workers in South Korea
By Dong-Hoon Seol
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13621025.2012.651408

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Ethnic and Racial Studies
Vol. 35, No. 3, 2012
http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rers20/current

Selected article:

Name change and destigmatization among Middle Eastern immigrants in Sweden
By Moa Bursell
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01419870.2011.589522

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European Journal of Migration and Law
Vol. 14, No. 1, 2012
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mnp/emil/2012/00000014/00000001

Articles:

Dismantling the Dublin System: M.S.S. v. Belgium and Greece
By Violeta Moreno-Lax
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mnp/emil/2012/00000014/00000001/ar...

An EU Immigration Code: Towards a Common Immigration Policy
By Steve Peers
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mnp/emil/2012/00000014/00000001/ar...

Granting Citizenship-related Rights to Third-Country Nationals: An Alternative to the Full Extension of European Union Citizenship?
By Anja Wiesbrock
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mnp/emil/2012/00000014/00000001/ar...

Human Rights in the EU Return Policy: The Case of the EU-Albania Relations
By Sokol Dedja
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mnp/emil/2012/00000014/00000001/ar...

Marie-Benedicte Dembour and Tobias Kelly (eds.), Are Human Rights for Migrants? Critical Reflections on the Status of Irregular Migrants in Europe and the United States
By Tauseef Ahmad Parray
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mnp/emil/2012/00000014/00000001/ar...

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Human Mobility
Boletim 82 – Ano IX – February 2012
http://www.csem.org.br/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Boletim-Mobilidade-Hum...

Selected articles:

Immigrants 'must add to quality of life in Britain'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-16850563

Better labour integration demanded for migrants
http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/swiss_news/Better_labour_integration_demande...

Overseas jobseekers exploited at home and abroad in many ways
http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/more.php?news_id=120431&date=2012-...

State to import 50,000 professionals
http://www.iol.co.za/business/business-news/state-to-import-50-000-profe...

African Immigrant Girls Face Sexual Mutilation Threat in Spain
http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=468421&CategoryId=12395

Women along Thai-Myanmar border dying from unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions
http://www.trust.org/trustlaw/news/women-along-thai-myanmar-border-dying...

Law reform bid to protect migrant women
By Michelle Griffin
http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/political-news/law-reform-bid-to-protec...

Commissioner urges new law amid "rising racism"
http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/politics/internal_affairs/Commissioner_urges...

French Muslims Demand Gov’t Protection
http://www.onislam.net/english/news/europe/455960-french-muslims-demand-...

More males falling victim to human trafficking
http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20120207/lead/lead4.html

Special US visa places trafficking victims in 'dangerous dilemma' — legal experts
By Rose-an Jessica Dioquino
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/249158/pinoyabroad/special-us-visa-...

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International Journal of Refugee Law
Vol. 24, No. 1, February 2012
http://ijrl.oxfordjournals.org/content/24/1.toc?etoc

Articles:

Integrating Refugees: The Case for a Minority Rights Based Approach
By Stephanie E Berry
http://ijrl.oxfordjournals.org/content/24/1/1.abstract

Excluding Justice: The Dangerous Intersection between Refugee Claims, Criminal Law, and ‘Guilty’ Asylum Seekers
By Jennifer Bond
http://ijrl.oxfordjournals.org/content/24/1/37.abstract

The Supervision of Immigration and Asylum Appeals in the UK – Taking Stock
By Sarah Craig and Maria Fletcher
http://ijrl.oxfordjournals.org/content/24/1/60.abstract

Acting the Part: Can Non-State Entities Provide Protection Under International Refugee Law?
By Maria O’Sullivan
http://ijrl.oxfordjournals.org/content/24/1/85.abstract

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International Migration
Vol. 50, No. 2, April 2012
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/imig.2012.50.issue-2/issuetoc

Articles:

The U.S. Diversity Visa Programme and the Transfer of Skills from Africa
By B. Ikubolajeh Logan and Kevin J. A. Thomas
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2435.2011.00711.x/abst...

The Sonoran Desert’s Domestic Bracero Programme: Institutional Actors and the Creation of Labour Migration Streams
By Sergio Chávez
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2435.2009.00544.x/abst...

Capacity and Solidarity: Foundational Elements in the Unionization Strategy for Immigrant Day Labourers
By Michelle Camou
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2435.2009.00513.x/abst...

Nigerians in China: A Second State of Immobility
By Heidi Ostbo Haugen
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2435.2011.00713.x/abst...

Making a living at the interface of legality and illegality: Chinese migrant workers in Israel
By Li Minghuan
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2435.2008.00508.x/abst...

Changes in Irregular Emigration: A Field Report from Fuzhou
By Lin Sheng and Trent Bax
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2435.2011.00712.x/abst...

Religion as a Core Value in Language Maintenance: Arabic Speakers in Greece
By Nikos Gogonas
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2435.2010.00661.x/abst...

Balm for The Soul: Immigrant Religion and Emotional Well-Being
By Phillip Connor
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2435.2010.00623.x/abst...

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Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Vol. 38, No. 4, March 2012
http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjms20/current

Articles:

The Political and Community Context of Immigrant Naturalisation in the United States
By John R. Logan, Sookhee Oh, and Jennifer Darrah
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.659116

Family Life and Acculturation Attitudes: A Study among Four Immigrant Groups in the Netherlands
By Willem Huijnk, Maykel Verkuyten, and Marcel Coenders
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.659117

Modern African Migrations to Ireland: Patterns and Contexts
By Theophilus Ejorh
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.659123

Workplace Problems Among Kurdish Workers in London: Experiences of an ‘Invisible’ Community and the Role of Community Organisations as Support Networks
By Jane Holgate, Janroj Keles, Anna Pollert, and Leena Kumarappen
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.659124

Funding Caribbean Retirement Migration: Housing Wealth Leakage and the Role of Overseas Land Inheritances
By Ricky Joseph
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.659125

Whatever Happened to Simultaneity? Transnational Migration Theory and Dual Engagement in Sending and Receiving Countries
By Takeyuki Tsuda
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.659126

From Nationalistic Diaspora to Transnational Diaspora: The Evolution of Identity Crisis among the Korean-Japanese
By Ingyu Oh
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.659127

Network Resources and the Political Engagement of Migrant Organisations in Milan
By Katia Pilati
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.640491

Towards a Sociology of Migrant Remittances in Asia: Conceptual and Methodological Challenges
By Md Mizanur Rahman and Lian Kwen Fee
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.659129

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Vol. 38, No. 3, February 2012
http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjms20/current

Articles:

Korean Development and Migration
By Josh DeWind, Eun Mee Kim, Ronald Skeldon, and In-Jin Yoon
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/1369183X.2012.658543

Reverse Remittances: Internal Migration and Rural-to-Urban Remittances in Industrialising South Korea
By Erik Mobrand
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.658544

Migration and the Korean Diaspora: A Comparative Description of Five Cases
In-Jin Yoon
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.658545

Post-1980s Multicultural Immigrant Neighbourhoods: Koreatowns, Spatial Identities and Host Regions in the Pacific Rim
By James H. Spencer, Petrice R. Flowers and Jungmin Seo
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.658546

The Continuing Significance of Ethnic Resources: Korean-Owned Banks in Los Angeles, New York and Washington DC
By Michela M. Zonta
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.658547

Kirogi Families in the US: Transnational Migration and Education
By John Finch & Seung-kyung Kim
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.658548

South Korea as an ‘Ordinary’ Country: A Comparative Inquiry into the Prospects for ‘Permanent’ Immigration to Korea
By Timothy C. Lim
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2012.658549

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Journal of Refugee Studies
Vol. 25, No. 1, March 2012
http://jrs.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/1.toc?etoc

Articles:

Forcing the Issue: Migration Crises and the Uneasy Dialogue between Refugee Research and Policy
By Nicholas Van Hear
http://jrs.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/1/2.abstract

UK Dispersal Policy and Onward Migration: Mapping the Current State of Knowledge
By Emma S. Stewart
http://jrs.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/1/25.abstract

‘Migration Control and the Solutions Impasse in South and Southeast Asia: Implications from the Rohingya Experience’
By Samuel Cheung
http://jrs.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/1/50.abstract

The Divergent Experiences of Children and Adults in the Relocation Process: Perspectives of Child and Parent Refugee Claimants in Montreal
By Gillian Morantz, Cecile Rousseau, and Jody Heymann
http://jrs.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/1/71.abstract

After War then Peace: The US-based Liberian Diaspora as Peace-building Norm Entrepreneurs
By Osman Antwi-Boateng
http://jrs.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/1/93.abstract

‘It Would be Okay If They Came through the Proper Channels’: Community Perceptions and Attitudes toward Asylum Seekers in Australia
By Fiona H. Mckay, Samantha L. Thomas, and Susan Kneebone
http://jrs.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/1/113.abstract

The Genesis and Development of Article 1 of the 1951 Refugee Convention
By Irial Glynn
http://jrs.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/1/134.abstract

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43.
Refugee Survey Quarterly
Vol. 31, No. 1, March 2012
http://rsq.oxfordjournals.org/?etoc

Articles:

The Faltering US Refugee Protection System: Legal and Policy Responses to Refugees, Asylum-Seekers, and Others in Need of Protection
By Donald Kerwin
http://rsq.oxfordjournals.org/content/31/1/1.abstract

Social Exclusion of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon: Reflections on the Mechanisms that Cement their Persistent Poverty
By Sari Hanafi, Jad Chaaban, and Karin Seyfert
http://rsq.oxfordjournals.org/content/31/1/34.abstract

Struggle for Recognition: Bosnian Refugees’ Employment Experiences in Sweden
By Maja Povrzanovic Frykman
http://rsq.oxfordjournals.org/content/31/1/54.abstract

By Being a Tibetan Refugee in India
Anne-Sophie Bentz
http://rsq.oxfordjournals.org/content/31/1/80.abstract

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