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1. DHS reports on permanent residents, smuggling, and apprehensions
2. Latest issues of DOJ EOIR Immigration Law Advisor
3. GAO report on the targeting of H-2B workers
4. Census Bureau report on remittances




5. Report on Prince William County, VA enforcement efforts
6. State and Local Legislation Bulletin
7. Two new reports from TRAC
8. Four new reports from the Migration Policy Institute
9. Three new reports from the Institute for the Study of Labor
10. Thirteen new papers from the Social Science Research Network
11. Three new postings from the Immigration Professors' Blog
12. New working paper from the World Bank
13. New report from the International Organization for Migration
14. Four new papers from the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women
15. "Where is the Fire? Immigrants and Crime in California"
16. "What's the Border Got To Do With It? How Immigration Regimes Affect Familial Care Provision"
17. "Social Integration and Heath Policy Issues for International Marriage Migrant Women in South Korea"






18. European Migration Policy from Amsterdam to Lisbon: The End of the Responsibility Decade?
19. The Sweetness of Freedom: Stories of Immigrants
20. Who Needs Migrant Workers?: Labour Shortages, Immigration, and Public Policy
21. A Nation of Immigrants
22. Modern Migrations: Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London
23. A Unique Migration: South African Doctors Fleeing to Australia
24. The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North State
25. Mediterraneans: North Africa and Europe in an Age of Migration, c. 1800-1900
26. A Continent Moving West?: EU Enlargement and Labour Migration from Central and Eastern Europe
27. Contours of Citizenship
28. Mercy Without Borders: The Catholic Worker and Immigration






29. European Journal of Migration and Law
30. International Journal of Refugee Law
31. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
32. Latino Studies
33. People and Place

Estimates of the Legal Permanent Resident Population in 2009
By Nancy Rytina
DHS Office of Immigration Statistics Working Paper, November 2010…

An Analysis of Migrant Smuggling Costs along the Southwest Border
By Bryan Roberts, Gordon Hanson, Derekh Cornwell, and Scott Borger
DHS Office of Immigration Statistics Working Paper, November 2010…

U.S. Border Patrol Fiscal Year Apprehension Statistics
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, October 29, 2010…


Immigration Law Advisor
Executive Office for Immigration Review

Phair or Phoul in Philadelphia?: Third Circuit Speaks on De Novo Review, Sexual Abuse, and Res Judicata
By Edward R. Grant and Patricia M. Allen
Vol. 4 No. 9, October 2010


New from the General Accountability Office

H-2B Visa Program: Closed Civil and Criminal Cases Illustrate Instances of H-2B Workers Being Targets of Fraud and Abuse
Government Accountability Office, GAO-11-38, September 30, 2010
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Who in the United States Sends and Receives Remittances? An Initial Analysis of the Monetary Transfer Data from the August 2008 CPS Migration Supplement
By Elizabeth M. Grieco, Patricia de la Cruz, Rachel Cortes, and Luke Larsen
Immigration Statistics, Population Division
Working Paper No. 87
U.S. Census Bureau, November 2010…


Evaluation Study of Prince William County’s Illegal Immigration Enforcement Policy, Final Report 2010
Center for Survey Research, University of Virginia


State and Local Legislation Bulletin
Immigration Reform Law Institute
Issue 37, October 2010 (forthcoming)


IRLI Argues Before the California Supreme Court on Behalf of United States Citizen Students
On October 5, 2010, the California Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Martinez, et al. v. Regents of the University of California, a case concerning illegal alien in-state tuition. Senior Counsel for IRLI, Kris Kobach, assisted by IRLI Staff Attorney Garrett Roe, argued on behalf of the plaintiffs, forty-two United States citizens who currently pay out-of-state tuition costs to attend colleges and universities in California.

In 2001, California passed the State law at issue in this case, which effectively gave in-state tuition to illegal aliens who had been living in California for three years prior to being accepted for admission at a California public university or college. IRLI contends that this State law is preempted by 8 U.S.C. 1623, which prohibits States from giving postsecondary education benefits on the basis of residence (i.e. in-state tuition) to illegal aliens, unless all American citizens attending college in that State are allowed to also pay the in-state tuition rate, regardless of their residency status. Section 1623 was enacted as part of the federal Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA).

However, the California law does not allow all American citizen students to pay out of state tuition. Instead, the California law only makes United States citizens who have attended high school in California for three years and graduated from a California high school eligible for the same "in-state" tuition that illegal aliens are given. The Defendants in this case argue that the California law complies with Section 1623 because the California law allows nonresident United States citizens to pay in-state tuition if they attend a California high school for three years and graduate from a California high school-i.e. Congress did not intend to prevent States from giving residency benefits, but instead Congress only intended to prevent States from giving benefits "on the basis of residence." California argues that as long as the State bases the benefit on something other than residence," i.e. "high school attendance" or a "post office box located in California," then California has complied with the federal law.

IRLI argues that California is thwarting Congress's intent. Congress intended to make it practically impossible for states to give illegal aliens resident tuition benefits by requiring States to give the same resident tuition benefits that the States give to illegal aliens "in no less duration, scope, or amount" to all US citizens regardless of their State residency-essentially ending a State's ability to charge "out-of-state tuition rates" if States give in-state tuition to illegal aliens. California's argument that Congress was not concerned with aliens receiving benefits ignores the Congress's intent in enacting Section 1623. IRLI contends that U.S. citizens have been overcharged by billions of dollars since 2001.
IRLI originally filed this class action lawsuit on behalf of the class representative Plaintiffs in 2005. The California Court of Appeals agreed with IRLI that the law was preempted. The defendants, all of the public higher education institutions in the state, appealed the decision. The California Supreme Court has until January 4, 2011 to issue its opinion on the case. The case is captioned Martinez et al v. Board of Regents et al, No. S16779 (Cal. 2010).

California Dream Act Dies without Signature from Governor Schwarzenegger
In a related development, the California DREAM Act, a follow-on measure intended to expand assistance for illegal aliens from resident tuition benefits to include direct financial aid, has died after the Governor refused to sign the measure into law.

California Senate Bill 1460 and Assembly Bill 1413 were introduced by State Senator Cedillo and Assemblyman Fuentes, during the 2009-2010 term. The bills have been referred to collectively as the California DREAM Act and were approved by the legislature on August 31, 2010. The Califonia DREAM Act would have diverted financial aid away from legal California residents to illegal aliens, by providing them with over $38 million in financial assistance to attend California colleges and universities.

Gov. Schwarzenegger refused to sign the 2010 Dream Act into law, so the legislation expired automatically on September 30, 2010. In his letter to the public the Governor stated, "Unfortunately, given the precarious fiscal situation that the state faces, it would not be practical to adopt a new policy that could limit the financial aid available to students that are in California legally, in order to provide that benefit to those students who are not."

Since 2002 illegal aliens have already received in-state tuition benefits at California's public universities estimated at $88 million. As discussed above, IRLI believes both the 2002 and 2010 legislation conflict with Title 8 of the United States Code, section 1623, which states,

"[a]n alien who is not lawfully present in the United States shall not be eligible on the basis of residence within a State for any post-secondary education benefit unless a citizen or national of the United States is eligible for such a benefit (in no less an amount, duration, and scope) without regard to whether the citizen or national is such a resident." 8 U.S.C. § 1623 (2010).

Governor Schwarzenegger has vetoed three similar measures in previous terms and will continue to act as a check on the legislature in California in its efforts to provide illegal aliens with state benefits.

Georgia Board of Regents Ban Illegal Immigrants from Five Georgia Universities
The fight to protect higher education benefits for citizens and legal resident immigrants was also in the headlines in Georgia. On October 13, 2010, the Georgia State Board of Regents voted to administratively ban illegal immigrants from attending that state's five major public universities; the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, Medical College of Georgia and Georgia College and State University. The ban would begin with the Fall 2011 term. The prohibition bans non-citizens who lack documentation of legal presence from enrolling at any campus that has rejected academically qualified applicants for the past two academic years because of space or other issues.

Currently, a reported 501 undocumented students attend Georgia schools. However, these numbers were taken from counts of those paying out-of-state tuition, and do not take into account those students with fake documents or otherwise already receiving in-state tuition benefits. In a recent case receiving national media attention, a Kennesaw State University student who was stopped by police for a traffic violation was found to be an alien without lawful immigration status who had been granted in-state resident status in violation of Georgia law.

The ban requires campuses to verify the lawful presence of students seeking in-state tuition using one of several methods, including the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlement (SAVE) program.
The ban makes Georgia the second state to prohibit illegal aliens from attending four-year institutions. South Carolina currently restricts enrollment at all state public higher education institutions by statute, South Carolina Illegal Immigration Reform Act, and enrollment at two-year institutions in Alabama is also restricted by the Alabama State Board of Education.

Observers have speculated that the Board of Regents took action administratively to mitigate a threatened comprehensive statutory ban pending before the state legislature. According to Senator Don Balfour (R-Snellville), "A bill will be introduced this session that says no illegals in any public college. I have a hard time believing it won't pass." The proposed legislation would reportedly include 35 institutions in the University System of Georgia and 26 institutions in the Technical College System of Georgia.

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Massachusetts Introduces Anti-Human Trafficking and Victim Protection Act

Lawsuit challenging 287(g) Program filed in Atlanta

IRLI Files Supreme Court Brief Defending Arizona E-Verify Law Against the US Chamber of Commerce, the ACLU, and the United States Department of Justice


New from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University

ICE Seeks to Deport the Wrong People

Immigration Courts Taking Longer to Reach Decisions

Immigration Data Tools and Applications


New from the Migration Policy Institute

Structuring and Implementing and Immigrant Legalization Program: Registration as the First Step
By Donald M. Kerwin and Laureen Laglagaron
November 2010

Elections Alter the Political Landscape for Immigration Policy Debate
By Muzaffar Chishti and Claire Bergeron

Immigration Enforcement in the United States
By Jeanne Batalova and Kristen McCabe

Hazleton and Beyond: Why Communities Try to Restrict Immigration
By Kevin O'Neil
Princeton University, November 2010


New from the Institute for the Study of Labor

Immigrant Over- and Under-education: The Role of Home Country Labour Market Experience
By Matloob Piracha, Massimiliano Tani, and Florin Vadean
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5302, November 2010

Labour Market Impact of Large Scale Internal Migration on Chinese Urban 'Native' Workers
Xin Meng and Dandan Zhang
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5288, October 2010

Immigrant Heterogeneity and the Earnings Distribution in the United Kingdom and United States: New Evidence from a Panel Data Quantile Regression Analysis
By Sherrilyn M. Billger and Carlos Lamarche
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5260, October 2010


New from the Social Science Research Network

The Coercion of Trafficked Workers
By Kathleen Kim, Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming
Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-53

Prosecuting Immigration
By Ingrid V. Eagly, UCLA School of Law
Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 104, No. 4, 2010
UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-30

Presidential Pardons and Immigration Law
By Samuel T. Morison
Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2010

Asymmetric Borders: The Canada-Czech Republic ‘Visa War’ and the Question of Rights
By Mark Salter and Can E. Mutlu
CEPS Liberty and Security in Europe, November 2010

Assessing EU Policy on Irregular Immigration Under the Stockholm Programme
By Sergio Carrera and Massimo Merlino
CEPS Liberty and Security in Europe Workingn Paper Series, 2010

Immigrant Parents’ Attributes Versus Discrimination: New Evidence in the Debate About the Creation Of Second Generation Educational Outcomes in Israel
By Joel Perlmann and Yuval Elmelech
Levy Economics Institute, Working Papers Series No. 633, November 2010

Immigration and Emigration Decisions Among Highly Skilled British Expatriates in Vancouver
Global Knowledge Workers: Diversity and Relationality Perspectives, Forthcoming
By William S. Harvey
University of Sydney, Faculty of Economics and Business, November 2010

From Sending to Host Societies: Immigration in Greece, Ireland and Spain in the 21st Century
By Rafael Munoz de Bustillo and José Ignacio Antón
Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 41, No. 6, November 2010

With a Little Help from Abroad: The Effect of Low-Skilled Immigration on the Female Labor Supply
By Guglielmo Barone and Sauro Mocetti
Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. 766, 2010

Labour Mobility in Italy: New Evidence on Migration Trends
By Sauro Mocetti and Carmine Porello
Bank of Italy Occasional Paper No. 61, 2010

The Rise and Fall of Employer Sanctions
By David Bacon and Bill Ong Hing
Fordham Urban Law Journal, 2010

A Case Study of Color-Blindness: The Racially Disparate Impacts of Arizona’s SB 1070 and the Failure of Comprehensive Immigration Reform
By Kevin R. Johnson, University of California, Davis School of Law
Arizona State Law Journal for Social Justice, Forthcoming
UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 229

Welcome to Amerizona – Immigrants Out!: Assessing ‘Dystopian Dreams’ and ‘Usable Futures’ of Immigration Reform, and Considering Whether ‘Immigration Regionalism’ is an Idea Whose Time Has Come
By Keith Aoki and John Shuford J.D., Ph.D.
Fordham Urban Law Journal, Forthcoming
UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 230


New from the Immigration Prof Blog

Immigration Reform: Reconciling the Views of Business and Labor
By Robert Valencia
November, 2010…

Stop the Conference: The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Conference Cancellations Due to Arizona’s S.B. 1070
By Marshall Fitz and Angela Maria Kelley
Center for American Progress, November 2010

Will Migrants Gain Respect?
Frontera NorteSur Feature, November 2010


Migration and remittances factbook 2011: second edition
By Dilip Ratha,Sanket Mohapatra, and Ani Silwal
The World Bank, November 2010…


New from the International Organization for Migration

Accessing the Evidence: Environment, Climate Change and Migration in Bangladesh
By Matthew Walsham, 2010…


Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women

Exploring Links between Trafficking and Gender:

Exploring Links between Trafficking and Labour:

Exploring Links between Trafficking and Migration:

Exploring Links between Trafficking, Globalisation and Security:


Where is the Fire? Immigrants and Crime in California
By Barry Krisbery, with Veronica Smith
Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice, October 2010


What's the Border Got To Do With It? How Immigration Regimes Affect Familial Care Provision - A Comparative Analysis
By Hila Shamir
Tel Aviv University School of Law, 2010


Social Integration and Heath Policy Issues for International Marriage Migrant Women in South Korea
By Hyun-Sil Kim
Public Health Nursing, Vol. 27, No. 6, November/December 2010…


European Migration Policy from Amsterdam to Lisbon: The End of the Responsibility Decade?
By Roderick Parkes

Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 199 pp.

Paperback, ISBN: 3832958592, $48.00

Book Description: It is a commonplace: EU asylum and immigration cooperation would look rather different without the dominant role of Europe's interior ministries. Policy instead remains broadly restrictive, illiberal and short on international solidarity.

Given the Amsterdam Treaty of 1999, the continued prevalence of these traits is perhaps surprising. The Treaty formally upgraded the European Commission and Parliament and could well have heralded a major shift in the character of policy.

From an academic perspective, interior ministries' success in asserting themselves in policymaking and their preoccupation with increasing control over migration might be put down to a desire to expand their autonomy and power. Analysing important policy initiatives of the past decade, this book points to a different reality.

Rather than institutional self-interest, interior ministries are motivated by an acute awareness of their responsibilities to EU citizens. This awareness has made them resistant even to those political actors directly elected by citizens, and has led to a control policy with potentially deleterious side effects for those they seek to represent.


The Sweetness of Freedom: Stories of Immigrants
By Stephen Garr Ostrander and Martha Aladjem Bloomfield

Michigan State University Press, 392 pp.

Paperback, ISBN: 0870139770, $19.77

Book Description: The Sweetness of Freedom presents an eclectic grouping of late nineteenth- and twentieth-century immigrants narratives and the personal artifacts, historical documents, and photographs these travelers brought on their journeys to Michigan. Most of the oral histories in this volume are based on interviews conducted with the immigrants themselves. Some of the immigrants presented here hoped to gain better education and jobs. Others refugees fled their homelands because of war, poverty, repression, religious persecution, or ethnic discrimination. All dreamt of freedom and opportunity. They tell why they left their homelands, why they chose to settle in Michigan, and what they brought or left behind. Some wanted to preserve their heritage, religious customs, traditions, and ethnic identity. Others wanted to forget past conflicts and lost family members. Their stories reveal how they established new lives far away from home, how they endured homesickness and separation, what they gave up and what they gained.


Who Needs Migrant Workers?: Labour Shortages, Immigration, and Public Policy
By Martin Ruhs and Bridget Anderson

Oxford University Press, USA, 368 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0199580596, $93.98

Book Description: Are migrant workers needed to 'do the jobs that locals will not do' or are they simply a more exploitable labour force? Do they have a better 'work ethic' or are they less able to complain? Is migrant labour the solution to 'skills shortages' or actually part of the problem? This book provides a comprehensive framework for analysing the demand for migrant workers in high-income countries. It demonstrates how a wide range of government policies, often unrelated to migration, contribute to creating a growing demand for migrant labour. This demand can persist even during economic downturns. The book includes quantitative and qualitative analyses of the changing role of migrants in the UK economy. The empirical chapters include in-depth examinations of the nature of staff shortages and the use of migrant workers in six sectors: health; social care; hospitality; food production; construction; and financial services.

The book's conceptual framework and empirical findings are of importance to academic and policy debates about labour immigration in all high-income countries. The final chapter presents a comparative analysis of research and policy approaches to assessing labour shortages in the UK and the US. It examines the potential lessons of the UK's Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) for current debates about labour shortages and immigration reform in the US. The book will be of significant interest to policy-makers, stakeholders, academics and students.


A Nation of Immigrants
By Susan F. Martin

Cambridge University Press, 344 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0521517990, $85.00

Paperback, ISBN: 0521734452, $19.56

Book Description: Immigration makes America what it is and is formative for what it will become. America was settled by three different models of immigration, all of which persist to the present. The Virginia Colony largely equated immigration with the arrival of laborers, who had few rights. Massachusetts welcomed those who shared the religious views of the founders but excluded those whose beliefs challenged the prevailing orthodoxy. Pennsylvania valued pluralism, becoming the most diverse colony in religion, language, and culture. This book traces the evolution of these three competing models of immigration as they explain the historical roots of current policy debates and options. Arguing that the Pennsylvania model has best served the country, the final chapter makes recommendations for future immigration reform. Given the highly controversial nature of immigration in the United States, this book provides thoughtful, well-reasoned analysis, valuable to both academic and policy audiences for the ways it places today's trends and policy options into historical perspective.


Modern Migrations: Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London
By Maritsa V. Poros

Hardcover, ISBN: 0804772223, $55.00

Paperback, ISBN: 0804772231, $21.95

Book Description: Although globalization seems like a recent phenomenon linked to migration, some groups have used social networks to migrate great distances for centuries. To gain new insights into migration today, Modern Migrations takes a closer look at the historical presence of globalization and how it has organized migration and social networks. With a focus on the lives of Gujarati Indians in New York and London, this book explains migration patterns through different kinds of social networks and relations.

Gujarati migration flows span four continents, across several centuries. Maritsa Poros reveals the inner workings of their social networks and how these networks relate to migration flows. Championing a relational view, she examines which kinds of ties result in dead-end jobs, and which, conversely, lead to economic mobility. In the process, she speaks to central debates in the field about the economic and cultural roots of migration's causes and its surprising consequences.


A Unique Migration: South African Doctors Fleeing to Australia
By Peter Chester Arnold, Bruce Howarth, James Jupp AM, and Deirdre Ward

CreateSpace, 250 pp.

Paperback, ISBN: 1452830789, $45.00

Book Description: South Africans have been leaving that country in ever-increasing numbers since 1948. This book traces the migration of South African medical practitioners to Australia over that time: who they are, why they left South Africa, why they chose Australia, what difficulties they encountered and what their experiences have been. It draws attention to the need for enquiry into why such 'elites' feel compelled to leave their homelands. Understanding this unique movement helps us understand what is happening on a broader front as English-speaking professionals relocate towards safer and more prosperous environments. This important piece of work is thoroughly researched and relevant to the continuing movement of professionals around the world... This book fills a gap which is becoming especially important as our professions become multicultural. Dr James Jupp AM, FASSA. Australian National University.


The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North State
By Hannah E. Gill

The University of North Carolina Press, 240 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0807834289, $39.96

Paperback, ISBN: 080787163X, $18.95

Kindle, $17.06, 757 KB, ASIN: B0046LU4V4

Book Description: Over recent decades, the Southeast has become a new frontier for Latin American migration to and within the United States, and North Carolina has had one of the fastest growing Latino populations in the nation. Here, Hannah Gill offers North Carolinians from all walks of life a better understanding of their Latino neighbors, bringing light instead of heat to local and national debates on immigration.

Exploring the larger social forces behind demographic shifts, Gill shows both how North Carolina communities are facing the challenges and opportunities presented by these changes and how migrants experience the economic and social realities of their new lives. Latinos are no longer just visitors to the state but are part of the inevitably changing, long-term makeup of its population. Today, emerging migrant communities and the integration of Latino populations remain salient issues as the U.S. Congress stands on the verge of formulating comprehensive immigration reform for the first time in nearly three decades. Gill makes connections between hometowns and the increasing globalization of people, money, technology, and culture by shedding light on the many diverse North Carolina residents who are highly visible yet, as she shows, invisible at the same time.


Mediterraneans: North Africa and Europe in an Age of Migration, c. 1800-1900
By Julia A. Clancy-Smith

University of California Press, 468 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0520259238, $45.89

Kindle, $32.00, 2254 KB, ASIN: B0046REXCO

Book Description: Today labor migrants mostly move south to north across the Mediterranean. Yet in the nineteenth century thousands of Europeans and others moved south to North Africa, Egypt, and the Levant. This study of a dynamic borderland, the Tunis region, offers the fullest picture to date of the Mediterranean before, and during, French colonialism. In a vibrant examination of people in motion, Julia A. Clancy-Smith tells the story of countless migrants, travelers, and adventurers who traversed the Mediterranean, changing it forever. Who were they? Why did they leave home? What awaited them in North Africa? And most importantly, how did an Arab-Muslim state and society make room for the newcomers? Combining fleeting facts, tales of success and failure, and vivid cameos, the book gives a groundbreaking view of one of the principal ways that the Mediterranean became modern.


A Continent Moving West?: EU Enlargement and Labour Migration from Central and Eastern Europe
By Richard Black, Godfried Engbersen, Marek Okolski, and Cristina Pantiru

Amsterdam University Press, 416 pp.

Paperback, ISBN: 9089641564, $69.95

Book Description: A Continent Moving West? argues that the conceptualization of migration as a one-way or long-term process is becoming increasingly wide of the mark. Rather, east-west labor migration in Europe, in common perhaps with other flows in and from other parts of the world, is diverse, fluid, and influenced by the dynamics of local and sector-specific labor markets and migration-related political regulations.

The papers in this book contribute to critical understanding of the east-west migration within the European Union after the 2004 enlargement, from the new to the old member states.


Contours of Citizenship
By Margaret Abraham, Esther Ngan-ling Chow, Laura Maratou-Alipranti, and Evangelia Tastsoglou

Ashgate, 232 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0754677796, $99.95

Book Description: In an increasingly globalized world of collapsing economic borders and extending formal political and legal equality rights, active citizenship has the potential to expand as well as deepen. At the same time, with the rise of neo-liberalism, welfare state retrenchment, decline of state employment, re-privatization and the rising gap between rich and poor, the economic, social and political citizenship rights of certain categories of people are increasingly curtailed. This book examines the complexity of citizenship in historical and contemporary contexts. It draws on empirical research from a range of countries, contexts and approaches in addressing women and citizenship in a global/local world and covers a selection of diverse issues, both present and past, to include immigration, ethnicity, class, nationality, political and economic participation, institutions and the private and public spheres. This rich collection informs our understanding of the pitfalls and possibilities for women from the persistence and changes in the contours of citizenship.


Mercy Without Borders: The Catholic Worker and Immigration
By Mark and Louise Zwick

Paulist Press, 288 pp.

Paperback, ISBN: 0809146894, $13.57

Book Description: This book is the Zwick's' story, a Catholic Worker story, interwoven with the stories, the joys, hopes, and tragedies of immigrants who have come to Houston, and an impassioned plea for a change in the political and economic forces which drive people to immigrate.


European Journal of Migration and Law
Vol. 12, No. 4, 2010


A New Agency Is Born in the European Union: The European Asylum Support Office
By Francoise Comte…

Content loaded within last 14 days An EU Right to Interim Protection during Appeal Proceedings in Asylum Cases?
By Marcelle Reneman…

Content loaded within last 14 days EU Blue Card Scheme: The Right Step in the Right Direction?
By Yasin Kerem Gumus…

Content loaded within last 14 days `Greedy' Information Technology: The Digitalization of the European Migration Policy
By Michiel Besters and Frans W.A. Brom…


International Journal of Refugee Law
Vol. 22, No. 4, December 2010


Refugee Status Determinations and the Limits of Memory
By Hilary Evans Cameron

Bridging the Gap Between Refugee Rights and Reality: a Proposal for Developing International Duties in the Refugee Context
By Jeannie Rose C. Field

Waiting for Life to Begin: the Plight of Asylum Seekers Caught by Australia's Indonesian Solution
Savitri Taylor and Brynna Rafferty-Brown

UNHCR and Turkey, and Beyond: of Parallel Tracks and Symptomatic Cracks
By Marjoleine Zieck


Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Vol. 37, Issue 1, January 2011


Social Remittances Revisited
By Peggy Levitt and Deepak Lamba-Nieves

Ethnic and Republic Identification in the Russian Federation and Ukraine: A Social Dominance Perspective
By Fenella Fleischmann, Maykel Verkuyten, and Edwin Poppe

‘Doing’ Transnationalism: The Integrative Impact of Salvadoran Cross-Border Activism
By Arpi Miller

Britney Spears Remained in Russia: Dynamics of Musical Preferences in the Integration of Immigrant Adolescents
By Nelly Elias, Dafna Lemish, and Natalia Khvorostianov

Census Ethnic Categories and Second-Generation Identities: A Study of the Irish in England and Wales
By Mary J. Hickman

Political Integration through Associational Affiliation? Immigrants and Native Swedes in Greater Stockholm
By Gunnar Myrberg

Silent Gratitude: Education among Second-Generation Vietnamese in Norway
By Silje Fekjær and Mariann Leirvik

The Politics of Roma Migration: Framing Identity Struggles among Romanian and Bulgarian Roma in the Paris region
By Alexandra Nacu

The Cost of Being Palestinian in Lebanon
By Sawsan Abdulrahim and Marwan Khawaja


Latino Studies
Vol. 8, No. 3, Fall 2010

Selected articles

The lost ones: Post-gatekeeper border fictions and the construction of cultural trauma
By Marta Caminero-Santangelo…

What happened to the wages of Mexican immigrants? Trends and interpretations
By Douglas S. Massey and Julia Gelatt…

Getting Home Alive (1986): Urgency and polyphony in the figuration of the “diasporican”
By Inmaculada Lara-Bonilla…

Ana Romero and death prisons for the innocent
By Brian L. Rich…

By Joel Medina…

Blockading the border and human rights: The El Paso operation that remade immigration enforcement
By Alexandra Delano…

We ARE Americans: Undocumented students pursuing the American dream
By Laura E. Enriquez…

The Last Chicano: A Mexican American experience
By Tomás F Summers Sandoval…


People and Place
Vol. 18, No. 3, 2010

Selected articles

Attitudes to immigration and population growth in Australia 1954 to 2010: an overview
By Katharine Betts

US immigration reform: from G.W. Bush to B.H. Obama
By William F. McDonald

In search of an alternative discourse on International Medical Graduate issues
By Samantha Crompvoets