Immigration Reading List, 12/14/11

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1. Senate testimony on reauthorizing the EB-5 regional center program
2. House testimony on visa waiver program oversight
3. House testimony on the Secure Communities program
4. DHS OIG report on management of materials for the Secure Border Initiative
5. CRS report on interior immigration enforcement
6. GAO reports on visa waiver program and wildland fire management support activities
7. U.K.: Statistics on immigration, asylum applications, and child detentions
8. E.U.: Report on foreign-born workers and job qualifications


9. Rasmussen survey: 65% Oppose Automatic Citizenship for Children Born Here to Illegal Immigrants
10. Three new reports from TRAC
11. "Extending the Borders in the Immigration Debate"
12. New report from FAIR - "Jobs Americans Can't Do?"
13. "Providing In-State Tuition for Illegal Aliens: A Violation of Federal Law"
14. Two new reports from the Pew Center
15. National Journal Poll on Illegal Immigrants
16. Nine new reports from the Institute for the Study of Labor
17. Five new reports from the Migration Policy Institute
18. New working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research
19. Thirteen new papers from the Social Science Research Network
20. New report from the International Organization for Migration
21. "The Fight against International Human Trafficking: How Evaluation Research Can Help"
22. Canada: "Do Admission Criteriav and Economic Recessions Affect Immigrant Earnings?"
23. "2010 Remittances To Latin America and The Caribbean in 2010 after the crisis"
24. U.K.: "Thinking Behind the Numbers: Understanding Public Opinion on Immigration in Britain"
25. "Migration, International Telecommunications, and Human Rights"
26. "Danish Political Culture: Fair Conditions for Inclusion of Immigrants?"


27. Toward a Better Life: America's New Immigrants in Their Own Words--From Ellis Island to the Present
28. Migration: Changing the World
29. Human Trafficking: Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities
30. Cross-Border Migration among Latin Americans: European Perspectives and Beyond
31. Recession Without Borders: Mexican Migrants Confront the Economic Downturn
32. Negotiating Multicultural Europe: Borders, Networks, Neighbourhoods
33. The Challenge of the Threshold: Border Closures and Migration Movements in Africa
34. Europe's Migrant Policies: Illusions of Integration


35. Ethnic and Racial Studies
36. Human Mobility
37. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
38. Journal of Refugee Studies
39. Refugee Survey Quarterly
40. The Social Contract

Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Wednesday, December 7, 2011…

“Reauthorizing the EB-5 Regional Center Program: Promoting Job Creation and Economic Development in American Communities”

Statement by Chairman Patrick Leahy:…

Statement by Senator Charles Schumer:…

Witness Testimony:
Bill Stenger, President & CEO
Jay Peak Resort

David North, Fellow
Center for Immigration Studies

Robert Devine, Shareholder
Baker, Donelson, Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C.

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House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

“Visa Waiver Program Oversight: Risks and Benefits of the Program"

Witness Testimony:

Panel I

Rep. Mike Quigley, D-IL

Panel II

Davis Heyman, Assistant Secretary for Policy
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Richard M. Stana, Director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues
United States Government Accountability Office

James Jay Carafano, Director
Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies
Deputy Director, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies
The Heritage Foundation

Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy Studies
Center for Immigration Studies

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House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

"Is Secure Communities Keeping Our Communities Secure?"

Statement by Chairman Lamar Smith

Witness Testimony:
Gary Mead, Executive Associate Director
Enforcement and Removal Operations, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Julie Myers Wood, President
ICS Consulting, LLC

Sam Page, Sheriff
Chief Law Enforcement Officer
Rockingham County, North Carolina

Arturo Venegas, Jr., Project Director
Law Enforcement Engagement Initiative

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Management of the Purchase and Storage of Steel in Support of the Secure Border Initiative
DHS Office of the Inspector General Report, OIG-12-05, November 2011

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New from the Congressional Research Service

Interior Immigration Enforcement: Programs Targeting Criminal Aliens
By Marc R. Rosenblum and William A. Kandel
CRS Report for Congress, October 21, 2011

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New from the General Accountability Office

Visa Waiver Program: Additional Actions Needed to Address Risks and Strengthen Overstay Enforcement
Government Accountability Office, GAO-12-287T, December 7, 2011
Report -
Highlights -

Arizona Border Region: Federal Agencies Could Better Utilize Law Enforcement Resources in Support of Wildland Fire Management Activities
Government Accountability Office, GAO-12-73, November 8, 2011
Report -
Highlights -

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Immigration Statistics July - September 2011
U.K. Home Office, November 24, 2011…

Monthly asylum application tables - September 2011
U.K. Home Office, November 24, 2011…

Children entering detention held solely under Immigration Act powers October 2011
U.K. Home Office, September 29, 2011…

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One in three foreign-born persons aged 25 to 54 overqualified for their job
Compared with one person in five among the native-born
Eurostat, December 8, 2011…

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New survey from Rasmussen Reports

New High: 65% Oppose Automatic Citizenship for Children Born Here to Illegal Immigrants
November 18, 2011…

Summary: Voters oppose more strongly than ever granting automatic U.S. citizenship to a child born to an illegal immigrant in this country.

Now, nearly two-out-of-three Likely U.S. Voters (65%) say if a woman enters the United States as an illegal alien and gives birth to a child here, that child should not automatically become a U.S. citizen.

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New from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University

Immigration Court Backlog Rises for Another Year
December 2011

ICE Targets Fewer Criminals in Deportation Proceedings
December 2011

U.S. Deportation Proceedings in Immigration Courts
by Nationality, Geographic Location, Year and Type of Charge
November 2011…

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Extending the Borders in the Immigration Debate
First Street Research Group, November 30, 2011…

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New report from FAIR

Jobs Americans Can't Do? The Myth of a Skilled Worker Shortage
By Eric A. Ruark and Matthew Graham
November 2011

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Providing In-State Tuition for Illegal Aliens: A Violation of Federal Law
By Hans von Spakovsky and Charles Stimson
The Heritage Foundation, November 22, 2011…

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New from the Pew Center

Unauthorized Immigrants: Length of Residency, Patterns of Parenthood
By Paul Taylor, Mark Hugo Lopez, Jeffrey Passel, and Seth Motel
Pew Hispanic Center, December 1, 2011…

Illegal Immigration: Gaps Between and Within Parties
Public Split Over In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants
The Pew Research Center, December 6, 2011…

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National Journal Poll on Illegal Immigrants
December 6, 2011…

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New from the Institute for the Study of Labor

1. Parental Ethnic Identity and Educational Attainment of Second-Generation Immigrants
By Simone Schuller
Discussion Paper No. 6155, November 2011…

2. Migrant Youths' Educational Achievement: The Role of Institutions
By Deborah A. Cobb-Clark, Mathias Sinning, and Steven Stillman
Discussion Paper No. 6150, November 2011…

3. Occupational Adjustment of Immigrants
By Aslan Zorlu
Discussion Paper No. 6147, November 2011…

4. The Impact of Immigration on International Trade: A Meta-Analysis
By Murat Genc, Masood Gheasi, Peter Nijkamp, and Jacques Poot
Discussion Paper No. 6145, November 2011…

5. Welfare Participation by Immigrants in the UK
By Stephen Drinkwater and Catherine Robinson
Discussion Paper No. 6144, November 2011…

6. Does Migration Make You Happy? A Longitudinal Study of Internal Migration and Subjective Well-Being
By Beata Nowok, Maarten van Ham, Allan M Findlay, and Vernon Gayle
Discussion Paper No. 6140, November 2011…

7. Educating Children of Immigrants: Closing the Gap in Norwegian Schools
By Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum, and Knut Roed
Discussion Paper No. 6138, November 2011…

8. Immigrant Participation in Welfare Benefits in the Netherlands
By Aslan Zorlu
Discussion Paper No. 6128, November 2011…

9. Emigration and Wages: The EU Enlargement Experiment
By Benjamin Elsner
Discussion Paper No. 6111, November 2011…

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New from the Migration Policy Institute

Improving the Governance of International Migration
By Bertelsmann Stiftung
The Transatlantic Council on Migration…

Description: Contemporary states are ambivalent about the global governance of migration: They desire more of it because they know they cannot reach their goals by acting alone, but they fear the necessary compromise on terms they may not be able to control and regarding an issue that is politically charged. Currently, there is no formal, coherent, multilateral institutional framework governing the global flow of migrants. While most actors agree that greater international cooperation on migration is needed, there has been no persuasive analysis of what form this would take or of what greater global cooperation would aim to achieve. The purpose of this book, the Transatlantic Council on Migration's fifth volume, is to fill this analytical gap by focusing on a set of fundamental questions: What are the key steps to building a better, more cooperative system of governance? What are the goals that can be achieved through greater international cooperation? And, most fundamentally, who (or what) is to be

Highly Skilled Migrants Seek New Destinations as Global Growth Shifts to Emerging Economies
Migration Information Source, December 2011

Immigration in United States and Parts of Europe Gives Way to Increased Emigration
Migration Information Source, December 2011

Economic Malaise Makes Immigrants a Target for Restrictive Legislation, Public Backlash
Migration Information Source, December 2011

Arab Spring and Fear of Migrant Surge Expose Rift in EU Immigration Policy Circles
Migration Information Source, December 2011

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New from the National Bureau of Economic Research

1. TImmigrant-Native Substitutability: The Role of Language Ability
By Ethan G. Lewis
NBER Working Paper No. 17609, November 2011

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New from the Social Science Research Network

1. Why Don't Migrants with Secondary Education Return?
By Renata Ivanova and Byeongju Jeong
Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education Economics Institute)
CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 449, November 1, 2011

2. Immigration Law Spanish-Style II: A Study of Spain’s Voluntary Immigrant Return Plan and Circular Migration
By Maria Pabon Lopez, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and Roxana A. Davis, Jenner & Block LLP
Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, Vol. 25, p. 79, 2011
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Research Paper No. 2011-07

3. ICE Was Not Meant to Be Cold: The Case for Civil Rights Monitoring of Immigration Enforcement at the Workplace
By Kati L. Griffith, Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Arizona Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 1137, 2011

4. States of Resistance: The REAL ID Act and the Limits of Federal Deputization of State Agencies in the Regulation of Non-Citizens
By Shirley Lin, Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund
New York City Law Review, Vol. 12

5. The Drivers of International Migration to the UK: A Panel-Based Bayesian Model Averaging Approach
By James Mitchell; Nigel Pain, National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR); and Rebecca Riley, National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)
The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, Issue 557, 2011

6. The Birthright Citizenship Controversy: A Study of Conservative Substance and Rhetoric
By Allen R. Kamp, The John Marshall Law School
November 24, 2011

7. Migrant Smuggling: Canada's Response to a Global Criminal Enterprise: With an Assessment of the Preventing Human Smugglers from Abusing Canada's Immigration System Act (Bill C-4)
By Benjamin Perrin, University of British Columbia
Macdonald-Laurier Institute, 2011

8. Optimal Immigration Policy: When the Public Good is Rival
By Stefano Bosi, Universite d'Evry; Eleni Iliopulos; and Hubert Jayet, University of Lille I
Japanese Economic Review, Vol. 62, Issue 4, 2011

9. The Challenges of Family Law and Policy in Immigration Regulation
By Lynne Marie Kohm, Regent University School of Law and John Brown McCarty
November 21, 2011

10. Unsettling Developments: Terrorism and the New Case for Enhancing Protection and Humanitarian Assistance for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, Including Victims of Natural Disasters
By Michele R. Pistone, Villanova University School of Law
Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 613, 2011
Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2011-22

11. Abolish the Department of Homeland Security
By David Rittgers
Cato Institute Policy Analysis, No. 683, September 2011

12. The Precarious Migrant Status and Precarious Employment: The Paradox of International Rights for Migrant Workers
By Judy Fudge, University of Victoria Faculty of Law
October 11, 2011
Metropolis British Columbia: Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Diversity Working Paper No. 11-15

13. Polarization, Immigration, Education: What’s Behind the Dramatic Decline in Youth Employment?
By Christopher L. Smith
FEDS Working Paper No. 2011-41, 2011

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New from the International Organization for Migration

World Migration Report 2011: Communicating Effectively about Migration
November 2011

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The Fight against International Human Trafficking: How Evaluation Research Can Help
Urban Institute, November 18, 2011… (Audio recording)

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Do Admission Criteriav and Economic Recessions Affect Immigrant Earnings?
By Michael G. Abbott and Charles M. Beach
Institute for Research on Public Policy, November 2011

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2010 Remittances To Latin America and The Caribbean in 2010 After the Crisis
Multilateral Investment Fund, November 2011

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Thinking Behind the Numbers: Understanding Public Opinion on Immigration in Britain
The Migration Observatory at Oxford University, October 16, 2011…

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Migration, International Telecommunications, and Human Rights
By Rob Clark and Jason Hall
Sociological Forum, Vol. 26, No. 4, December 2011…

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Danish Political Culture: Fair Conditions for Inclusion of Immigrants?
By Tore Vincents Olsen
Scandinavian Political Studies, Vol. 34, No. 4, December 2011…


Toward a Better Life: America's New Immigrants in Their Own Words--From Ellis Island to the Present
By Peter Morton Coan

Prometheus Books, 379 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 1616143940, $17.33

Kindle, 3840 KB, ASIN: B006IX7ET8, $9.99

Book Description: Immigrants comprise nearly a quarter of the US population, a larger proportion than at any time since World War II. Of those, more than 10 percent are here illegally, and many more try to enter the country and fail. What motivates so many people to take great risks to come to our shores? In this fascinating and richly illustrated oral history, author Peter Morton Coan has compiled the true stories of immigrants told in their own words. Toward a Better Life spans 120 years of the American immigrant experience in candid tales told straight from the heart. They range from interviews with relatives of Annie Moore (Ellis Island’s first immigrant) and the Von Trapp family (made famous by The Sound of Music) to the inspiring stories of “The Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan, master chef Jacques Pepin, and musicians Emilio and Gloria Estefan, as well as the dramatic tale of Carlos Escobar’s harrowing trip north from Mexico in 1996 to create a better life for his family. Whether it’s ordinary people doing extraordinary things or celebrities who chose America as their new home, Toward a Better Life offers a balanced, poignant, and often moving portrait of America’s immigrants over more than a century. Coan has organized the book by decades so that readers can easily find the time period most relevant to their experience or that of family members. The first part covers the Ellis Island era, the second part America’s new immigrants—from the closing of Ellis Island in 1955 to the present. Also included is a comprehensive appendix of statistics showing immigration by country and decade from 1890 to the present, a complete list of famous immigrants, and much more. This rewarding, engrossing volume documents the diverse mosaic of America in the words of the people from many lands, who for more than a century have made our country what it is today. It distills the larger, hot-topic issue of national immigration down to the personal level of the lives of those who actually lived it.

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Migration: Changing the World
By Guy Arnold

Pluto Press, 416 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0745329063, $81.37

Paperback, ISBN: 0745329055, $26.40

Book Description: Constant migration is a worldwide phenomenon that creates sharp divisions between those who accept the need for migrants and welcome the contributions they make and those who oppose them on xenophobic grounds. Guy Arnold provides a comprehensive survey of the consequences of migration. Arnold studies both the massive internal migrations in China and India that drive economic development and the influx of cheap labor into the advanced economies of the USA and EU. He shows that migrants are essential to advanced countries, filling skills gaps and to bolstering aging and static populations. He argues that the constant flow of people in all directions should be welcomed as a positive assault upon outdated, narrow nationalism. Packed with statistics that support the argument that migration is a force for positive change, Arnold's analysis will be an excellent resource for journalists, policy makers and students of sociology, human geography and anthropology.

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Human Trafficking: Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities
Edited by John Winterdyk, Benjamin Perrin, and Philip Reichel

CRC Press, 318 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 1439820368, $99.95

Book Description: Human trafficking is a crime that undermines fundamental human rights and a broader sense of global order. It is an atrocity that transcends borders—with some regions known as exporters of trafficking victims and others recognized as destination countries. Edited by three global experts and composed of the work of an esteemed panel of contributors, Human Trafficking: Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities examines techniques used to protect and support victims of trafficking as well as strategies for prosecution of offenders.

Topics discussed include:

* How data on human trafficking should be collected and analyzed, and how data collection can be improved through proper contextualization
* The importance of harmonization and consistency in legal definitions and interpretations within and among regions
* The need for increased exchange of information and cooperation between the various actors involved in combating human trafficking, including investigators, law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, and social workers
* Problems with victim identification, as well as erroneous assumptions of the scope of victimization
* Controversy over linking protection measures with cooperation with authorities

Highlighting the issues most addressed by contemporary scholars, researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers, this volume also suggests areas ripe for further inquiry and investigation. Supplemented by discussion questions in each chapter, the book is sure to stimulate debate on a troubling phenomenon.

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Cross-Border Migration among Latin Americans: European Perspectives and Beyond
Edited by Cathy McIlwaine

Palgrave Macmillan, 278 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0230108385, $77.14

Book Description: This book is the first edited collection on Latin American migration to Europe, with a specific focus on the United Kingdom. The collection brings together a group of established and emerging scholars from various disciplines who have been forging new paths of research on Latin Americans. Conceptually, the book explores the broader relevance of notions of transnationalism, diaspora, and integration among Latin Americans in Europe. The chapters examine a range of issues, such as the role of transnational families, political and religious transnationalism, intergenerational and gendered wellbeing among migrants, gender-based violence, place-based identities, labor market experiences, and super-diversity.

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Recession Without Borders: Mexican Migrants Confront the Economic Downturn
Edited by David Scott Fitzgerald, Rafael Alarcon, and Leah Muse-orlinoff

Lynne Rienner Pub., 152 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0980056063, $65.00

Paperback, ISBN: 0980056071, $27.50

Book Description: How has the current US economic crisis affected Mexicans on both sides of the border? This volume answers that question, drawing on a 2010 study of the migrant source community of Tlacuitapa, Jalisco, and its satellite communities in Oklahoma City and the San Francisco Bay Area. A survey of 830 adults and scores of in-depth interviews yield a rich picture of not only how migrants and their families in Mexico are managing with fewer dollars, but also how US immigration and economic policies affect their everyday lives.

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Negotiating Multicultural Europe: Borders, Networks, Neighbourhoods
Edited by Heidi Armbruster and Ulrike Hanna Meinhof

Palgrave Macmillan, 232 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0230280528, $68.07

Book Description: This book is about neighbourhoods and networks between the diverse people of contemporary Europe who live in a globalized and globalizing world and across different types of borders: physical and mental, geopolitical and symbolic. The book's theme is set within the larger framework of globalization and geopolitical re-ordering on the European continent, processes in which the supra-national EU has played a highly significant role and where transnational relations increasingly become the norm.

This collection is based on qualitative social research in a range of European locations. It explores community relations that are marked by boundaries whose primary local definitions are national, ethnic or racial, and it examines the local negotiations of those boundaries, including the attempts to overcome them. The book thus brings into comparative perspective the negotiations of national and historical identities that are often foregrounded by border studies, and concerns with ethnic and multicultural identities which tend to be the domain of migration studies.

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The Challenge of the Threshold: Border Closures and Migration Movements in Africa
By Jocelyne Streiff-Fenart, Aurelia Segatti, et al.

Lexington Books, 288 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0739165100, $75.00

Book Description: The recent containment policies aimed at regulating immigration flows towards Europe have profoundly altered the dynamics of migration in Africa. The impact of these policies is apparent in the redefinitions of the routes, itineraries and actors of migration. But their effect can also be felt in migrant categories and identities and in the perceptions of migrants in the societies through which they transit or the communities which they have left behind. By placing the problem of border control at the very heart of the migration issue, the policies aimed at the restriction of migration flows have changed the meaning and significance of migration. More than ever before, both migrants and institutions in charge of border control construe migration mostly around the challenge of border-crossing.

In the Global South, the transit situation in which would-be border jumpers are retained blurs the distinction between temporary migration and settlement. This contributes to change, in various ways, the relationship to strangers, from renewed forms of solidarities to the reactivation of latent xenophobic sentiment, whether around the Mediterranean or en route towards South Africa, the other migration hub on the continent.

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Europe's Migrant Policies: Illusions of Integration
By Suzanne Mulcahy

Palgrave Macmillan, 256 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0230299997, $81.37

Book Description: What determines Europe's migrant policies and where does the EU fit into this picture? This book is a comparative analysis of the impact of the EU, if any, on the policies and politics of immigrant integration in its member states. It investigates whether the EU can be a force for good in this policy area.

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Ethnic and Racial Studies
Vol. 34, No. 12, December 2011

Selected article:

Sibling relationships in Dutch and immigrant families
By Marieke Voorpostel and Djamila Schans

Complex belongings: Racialization and migration in a small English city
By Umut Erel

Multiculturalism as nation-building in Australia: Inclusive national identity and the embrace of diversity
By Anthony Moran

Cash cows, backdoor migrants, or activist citizens? International students, citizenship, and rights in Australia
By Shanthi Robertson

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Human Mobility
Boletim 80 – Ano VIII – November 2011…

Selected articles:

Brazil to become another center of world immigration
By Lubov Lulko

Survey finds ethnic divide among voters on DREAM Act
By Larry Gordon,0,41080…

With weak international economy, South Africans return…

Immigration from Mexico in fast retreat, data show
By Ken Ellingwood…

Nepal’s economy dependent on exploitation
By Maroussia Klep…

Women in pursuit of that job
By Ranga Rajah

Immigrants against Switzerland
By Vesnovskaya Maria

Immigrants should adopt Canadian values to settle here, survey finds
By Steven Chase…

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Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Vol. 37, No. 10, December 2011

Selected article:

Migration and Multicultural Contention in East Asia
By Hyuk-Rae Kim and Ingyu Oh

‘Probably Impossible’: Multiculturalism and Pluralisation in Present-Day Japan
By Eric Ishiwata

Sexual Protection, Citizenship and Nationhood: Prostituted Women and Migrant Wives in South Korea
By Sealing Cheng

Catalysers in the Promotion of Migrants’ Rights: Church-Based NGOs in South Korea
By Denis Kim

White Privilege, Language Capital and Cultural Ghettoisation: Western High-Skilled Migrants in Taiwan
By Pei-Chia Lan

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Journal of Refugee Studies
Vol. 24, No. 4, December 2011


Classical Diasporas of the Third Kind: The Hidden History of Christian Dispersion
By Robert F. Gorman

Human Agency and the Meaning of Informed Consent: Reflections on Research with Refugees
By Richard Hugman, Linda Bartolomei, and Eileen Pittaway

‘People Look at Us, the Way We Dress, and They Think We’re Gangsters’: Bonds, Bridges, Gangs and Refugees: A Qualitative Study of Inter-Cultural Social Capital in Glasgow
By Ross Deuchar

Ambiguous Expectations and Reduced Confidence: Experience of Somali Refugees Encountering Swedish Health Care
By Kristian Svenberg, Carola Skott, and Margret Lepp

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Refugee Survey Quarterly
Vol. 30, No. 4, December 2011

Protracted Displacement: The Challenges of Protection


Between a Protracted and a Crisis Situation: Policy Responses to Somali Refugees in Kenya
By Anna Lindley

Unlocking Protracted Displacement: An Iraqi Case Study
By Dawn Chatty and Nisrine Mansour

Unlocking Protracted Displacement: Central America's “Success Story” Reconsidered
By Megan Bradley

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The Social Contract
Volume 22, No. 1, Fall 2011


The Legacy of the IRCA Amnesty
By Rick Oltman…

Learn the Sad Story of IRCA - Or Repeat It
By John Vinson…

The IRCA Fiasco, 1981-1986: Reform’s Maiden Voyage
By Otis L. Graham, Jr.…

Insanity on Steroids - How Our Leaders Refuse to Learn the Lessons of the 1986 Amnesty
By Michael W. Cutler…

The Non-Enforcement of Employer Sanctions
By Alex Johnson…

IRCA and the Evolution of the ‘Nonimmigrant’
By Rob Sanchez…

The Dream Act - How about a Billion in Scholarship Funds from Carlos Slim Helu and Five of His Billionaire Friends?
By Diana Hull…

The Wrong Remedy for Illegal Immigration
By John P. East…

The Case For Removing Amnesty from the Immigration Reform and Control Act
By Jesse Helms…

Understanding the Simpson Immigration Reform Bill
By William W Chip.…

The Case Against Amnesty for Illegal Aliens
By Richard Schweiker…

The Employment Case Against Amnesty - The American Legion warned of employment impact of illegals in the workforce
By Paul S. Egan…

VFW, American Legion, and Retired Border Patrol Officers Opposed Amnesty
By VFW, American Legion, and Retired Border Patrol Officers…

Executive Branch Plans Immigration Amnesty
By Gene Nelson…

Obama Presses Hispanic Caucus Agenda ‘I will do everything in my power — to make the DREAM Act a reality’
By Barak Obama…

Avoiding Another Amnesty - A congressman explains why effective enforcement measures are crucial for curbing illegal immigration
By John Nathan Hostettler…

Is the AAAS Oblivious to U.S. Overpopulation and Its Consequences? Or Is It Just Another Censor?
By Stuart H. Hurlbert…

The Happy Warrior
By Peter B. Gemma…

A Sustainable Australia?
By Fred Elbel…

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