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The National Security Implications of Immigration Law

The National Security Implications of Immigration Law Author Arthur L. Rizer
ISBN-10 1614384231
Release 2012
Pages 264
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Immigration law is unique in its national security applications--it is both a mechanism for keeping the enemy out and the apparatus for entry into the United States. There is a clear security interest in maintaining the integrity of the borders while simultaneously preserving our role as a nation that offers refuge. The National Security Implications of Immigration Law conducts a historical overview of [the use of] immigration law for national security purposes, and then explores the laws and the cases themselves [under the remaining chapter-headings in the Contents above]--Provided by publisher.



National Security and Immigration

National Security and Immigration Author Christopher Rudolph
ISBN-10 0804753776
Release 2006
Pages 268
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Includes statistical tables and graphs.



Targeted

Targeted Author Deepa Fernandes
ISBN-10 9781583229545
Release 2011-01-04
Pages 244
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America has always portrayed itself as a country of immigrants, welcoming each year the millions seeking a new home or refuge in this land of plenty. Increasingly, instead of finding their dream, many encounter a nightmare—a country whose culture and legal system aggressively target and prosecute them. In Targeted, journalist Deepa Fernandes seamlessly weaves together history, political analysis, and first-person narratives of those caught in the grips of the increasingly Kafkaesque U.S. Homeland Security system. She documents how in post-9/11 America immigrants have come to be deemed a national security threat. Fernandes—herself an immigrant well-acquainted with U.S. immigration procedures—takes the reader on a harrowing journey inside the new American immigrant experience, a journey marked by militarized border zones, racist profiling, criminalization, detention and deportation. She argues that since 9/11, the Bush administration has been carrying out a series of systematic changes to decades-old immigration policy that constitute a roll back of immigrant rights and a boon for businesses who are helping to enforce the crackdown on immigrants, creating a growing "Immigration Industrial Complex." She also documents the bullet-to-ballot strategy of white supremacist elements that influence our new immigration legislation.



The Closing of the American Border

The Closing of the American Border Author Edward Alden
ISBN-10 9780061982408
Release 2009-10-06
Pages 368
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On September 10, 2001, the United States was the most open country in the world. But in the aftermath of the worst terrorist attacks on American soil, the U.S. government began to close its borders in an effort to fight terrorism. The Bush administration's goal was to build new lines of defense without stifling the flow of people and ideas from abroad that has helped build the world's most dynamic economy. Unfortunately, it didn't work out that way. Based on extensive interviews with the administration officials who were charged with securing the border after 9/11, and with many innocent people whose lives have been upended by the new security regulations, The Closing of the American Border is a striking and compelling assessment of the dangers faced by a nation that cuts itself off from the rest of the world.



Total Volunteer Force

Total Volunteer Force Author Tim Kane
ISBN-10 9780817920760
Release 2017-06-01
Pages 240
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Tim Kane analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the US armed forces leadership culture and personnel management. He proposes a blueprint for reform that empowers troops as well as local commanders. Kane's proposals extend the All-Volunteer Force reforms of 1973 further along the spectrum of volunteerism, emphasize greater individual agency during all stages of a US military career, and restore diversity among the services.



The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration

The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration Author National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
ISBN-10 9780309444453
Release 2017-07-13
Pages 642
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The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration finds that the long-term impact of immigration on the wages and employment of native-born workers overall is very small, and that any negative impacts are most likely to be found for prior immigrants or native-born high school dropouts. First-generation immigrants are more costly to governments than are the native-born, but the second generation are among the strongest fiscal and economic contributors in the U.S. This report concludes that immigration has an overall positive impact on long-run economic growth in the U.S. More than 40 million people living in the United States were born in other countries, and almost an equal number have at least one foreign-born parent. Together, the first generation (foreign-born) and second generation (children of the foreign-born) comprise almost one in four Americans. It comes as little surprise, then, that many U.S. residents view immigration as a major policy issue facing the nation. Not only does immigration affect the environment in which everyone lives, learns, and works, but it also interacts with nearly every policy area of concern, from jobs and the economy, education, and health care, to federal, state, and local government budgets. The changing patterns of immigration and the evolving consequences for American society, institutions, and the economy continue to fuel public policy debate that plays out at the national, state, and local levels. The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration assesses the impact of dynamic immigration processes on economic and fiscal outcomes for the United States, a major destination of world population movements. This report will be a fundamental resource for policy makers and law makers at the federal, state, and local levels but extends to the general public, nongovernmental organizations, the business community, educational institutions, and the research community.



The United States and Western Europe Since 1945

The United States and Western Europe Since 1945 Author Geir Lundestad
ISBN-10 9780191647789
Release 2005-08-11
Pages 352
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Based on new and existing research by a world-class scholar, this is the first book in twenty years to examine the dynamics of the entire American-West European relationship since 1945. The relationship between the United States and Western Europe has always been crucial and recent events dictate that it is becoming ever more so. In this important new work, Geir Lundestad analyses the balance between the cooperation and conflict which has characterized this relationship in the post-war period. He examines talk of transatlantic drift, and the strain now apparent between the USA and the nation states of Western Europe. In the concluding section, Lundestad offers a topical view of the future of transatlantic interaction. Throughout the work Lundestad's much cited 'empire by invitation' thesis is both put into practice and extended in time and scope. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in one of the most important and enduring international relationships of the last sixty years.



The National Security Strategy of the United States of America

The National Security Strategy of the United States of America Author United States. President (2001-2009 : Bush)
ISBN-10 1884381170
Release 2002
Pages 49
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"The U.S. national security strategy will be based on a distinctly American internationalism that reflects the union of the values and our national interest. The aim of this strategy is to help make the world not just safer but better. Our goals on the path to progress are clear: political and economic freedom, peaceful relations with other states, and respect for human dignity"--Page 1.



The New Americans

The New Americans Author Panel on the Demographic and Economic Impacts of Immigration
ISBN-10 9780309063562
Release 1997-10-14
Pages 448
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This book sheds light on one of the most controversial issues of the decade. It identifies the economic gains and losses from immigration--for the nation, states, and local areas--and provides a foundation for public discussion and policymaking. Three key questions are explored: What is the influence of immigration on the overall economy, especially national and regional labor markets? What are the overall effects of immigration on federal, state, and local government budgets? What effects will immigration have on the future size and makeup of the nation's population over the next 50 years? The New Americans examines what immigrants gain by coming to the United States and what they contribute to the country, the skills of immigrants and those of native-born Americans, the experiences of immigrant women and other groups, and much more. It offers examples of how to measure the impact of immigration on government revenues and expenditures--estimating one year's fiscal impact in California, New Jersey, and the United States and projecting the long-run fiscal effects on government revenues and expenditures. Also included is background information on immigration policies and practices and data on where immigrants come from, what they do in America, and how they will change the nation's social fabric in the decades to come.



Human Rights and Immigration

Human Rights and Immigration Author Ruth Rubio-Marín
ISBN-10 9780198701170
Release 2014
Pages 315
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This book examines major issues in the protection of the human rights of migrants. Providing a multi-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary analysis, the work allows scholars, human rights practitioners and activists to access current discussions in the field.



The Moral and Political Philosophy of Immigration

The Moral and Political Philosophy of Immigration Author José Jorge Mendoza
ISBN-10 9781498508520
Release 2016-12-27
Pages 156
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José Jorge Mendoza argues that the difficulty with resolving the issue of immigration is primarily a conflict over competing moral and political principles and is, at its core, a problem of philosophy. This book brings into dialogue various contemporary philosophical texts that deal with immigration to provide some normative guidance to immigration policy and reform.



The Future Faces of War

The Future Faces of War Author Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba
ISBN-10 9780313364945
Release 2011
Pages 233
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This comprehensive and clear volume reveals the numerous ways demographic trends such as age structure, composition, and migration influence national security. * A short glossary pointing out definitions of commonly used demographic terms * An index to direct readers to particular trends or implications, such as youth bulge or civil conflict



Assessing the Terrorist Threat

Assessing the Terrorist Threat Author Peter Bergen
ISBN-10 9781437939613
Release 2011-05
Pages 43
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Al-Qaeda and allied groups continue to pose a threat to the U.S. in 2010. They have the capacity to kill dozens, or even hundreds, of Americans in a single attack. A key shift in the past couple of years is the increasingly prominent role in planning and operations that U.S. citizens and residents have played in the leadership of al-Qaeda and aligned groups, and the higher numbers of Americans attaching themselves to these groups. Indeed, these jihadists do not fit any particular ethnic, economic, educational, or social profile. This report is based on interviews with senior U.S. counterterrorism officials at both the federal and local levels, and embracing the policy, intelligence, and law enforcement communities. Map. This is a print on demand report.



Tropic of Chaos

Tropic of Chaos Author Christian Parenti
ISBN-10 9781568586625
Release 2011-06-28
Pages 304
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From Africa to Asia and Latin America, the era of climate wars has begun. Extreme weather is breeding banditry, humanitarian crisis, and state failure. In Tropic of Chaos, investigative journalist Christian Parenti travels along the front lines of this gathering catastrophe--the belt of economically and politically battered postcolonial nations and war zones girding the planet's midlatitudes. Here he finds failed states amid climatic disasters. But he also reveals the unsettling presence of Western military forces and explains how they see an opportunity in the crisis to prepare for open-ended global counterinsurgency. Parenti argues that this incipient "climate fascism"--a political hardening of wealthy states-- is bound to fail. The struggling states of the developing world cannot be allowed to collapse, as they will take other nations down as well. Instead, we must work to meet the challenge of climate-driven violence with a very different set of sustainable economic and development policies.



Encyclopedia of North American Immigration

Encyclopedia of North American Immigration Author John Powell
ISBN-10 9781438110127
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 464
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Presents an illustrated A-Z reference containing more than 300 entries related to immigration to North America, including people, places, legislation, and more.



Foundations of Homeland Security

Foundations of Homeland Security Author Martin J. Alperen
ISBN-10 9781119289111
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 510
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The Complete Guide to Understanding the Structure of Homeland Security Law New topics featuring leading authors cover topics on Security Threats of Separatism, Secession and Rightwing Extremism; Aviation Industry’s 'Crew Resource Management' Principles'; and Ethics, Legal, and Social Issues in Homeland Security Legal, and Social Issues in Homeland Security. In addition, the chapter devoted to the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a description of economic statecraft, what we really gain from the TPP, and what we stand to lose. The Power of Pop Culture in the Hands of ISIS describes how ISIS communicates and how pop culture is used expertly as a recruiting tool Text organized by subject with the portions of all the laws related to that particular subject in one chapter, making it easier to reference a specific statute by topic Allows the reader to recognize that homeland security involves many specialties and to view homeland security expansively and in the long-term Includes many references as a resource for professionals in various fields including: military, government, first responders, lawyers, and students Includes an Instructor Manual providing teaching suggestions, discussion questions, true/false questions, and essay questions along with the answers to all of these



Legal Aspects of Brexit

Legal Aspects of Brexit Author Jennifer Hillman
ISBN-10 0692866035
Release 2017-03-20
Pages 440
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In Legal Aspects of Brexit, Georgetown Law professors Jennifer Hillman and Gary Horlick present an overview of many of the legal issues raised by the United Kingdom's (UK's) decision to withdraw from membership in the EU, with a particular focus on international trade issues. The book is drawn from a first-of-its-kind seminar taught in the fall of 2016 at Georgetown Law. Legal Aspects of Brexit presents an introductory summary of legal issues raised by Brexit followed by the papers written by the students in the seminar covering a wide array of Brexit dilemmas, ranging from the implications for the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, to the potential for investor-state disputes, to the status of EU trade agreements with Canada, Korea and the East African Community, to implications for the World Trade Organization (WTO), to Brexit's effect on everything from human rights, to data privacy, to geographical indications, to Scotland, to financial services, to the English Premier League soccer player and more. Each paper explores what EU law, if any, would remain in place in a post-Brexit UK and what the UK can or should do to fill any holes created in their legal framework, along with an analysis of any new or different obligations placed on the EU or its institutions in a post-Brexit world. The book also contains an extensive roadmap to the many sources of information and analysis about Brexit and its implications for the UK, the EU and the rest of the world.