Legalizing Moves: Salvadoran Immigrants' Struggle for U.S. Residency
University of Michigan Press, 2003 - 228 من الصفحات
Legalizing Moves analyzes the battle Salvadoran immigrants have fought for two decades to win legal permanent residency in the United States. Drawing on interviews with Salvadoran asylum applicants, observations of deportation hearings, and fieldwork within the Salvadoran community in Los Angeles, Susan Bibler Coutin illustrates the profound effects of increasingly restrictive immigration laws on the lives of undocumented immigrants in the U.S.
Susan Bibler Coutin is Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society, at the University of California, Irvine.
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
لم نعثر على أي مراجعات في الأماكن المعتادة.
Illegality and the Spaces of Nonexistence
Papeles Permisos and Permanence
Law Is One Thing Justice Is Another
In the Wolfs Mouth
From Refugees to Immigrants
طبعات أخرى - عرض جميع المقتطفات
عبارات ومصطلحات مألوفة
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