International Migration, US Immigration Law and Civil Society: From the Pre-Colonial Era to the 113th Congress

International Migration, US Immigration Law and Civil Society: From the Pre-Colonial Era to the 113th Congress

International Migration, US Immigration Law and Civil Society: From the Pre-Colonial Era to the 113th Congress, published by the Scalabrini International Migration Network in collaboration with the Center for Migration Studies of New York, offers an overview of immigration law and policy that contextualizes the present challenges in reaching policy consensus in the immigration debate. This book review highlights the debate on executive action in relation to a chapter on the evolution of US immigration laws by Charles Wheeler and a chapter on the role of civil society in immigration policymaking by Sara Campos.

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Edited by Leonir Mario Chiarello, Scalabrini International Migration Network and Donald Kerwin, Center for Migration Studies
Reviewed by Breana George

Journal Journal on Migration and Human Security
Date of Publication 2014
Pages 251-256
Volume 2
Issue Number 3