The Passport in America: The History of a Document

The Passport in America: The History of a Document

Donald Kerwin of the Migration Policy Institute reviews The Passport in America: The History of a Document, in which the author recounts the history of the US passport and the controversies over the federal government’s use of it to document identity and citizenship. The book includes details the form, security, and features of the document over time, as well as its relation to immigration themes like identity, sovereignty, national security, and mobility.

Publication Part Of International Migration Review
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Book by Craig Robertson, Northeastern University
Reviewed by Donald Kerwin, Migration Policy Institute

Journal International Migration Review
Date of Publication Summer 2011
Pages 489-492
DOI 10.1111/j.1747-7379.2011.00855.x
Volume 45
Issue Number 2

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