|Anna Williams Shavers
||Welcome to the Jungle: New Immigrants in the Meatpacking and Poultry Processing Industry
||5 Journal of Law, Economics & Policy 31 (Spring, 2009)
||I. Introduction. 31 II. Enter the Jungle: The Economics of Employing New Immigrants. 33 A. Immigration and the U.S. Workforce. 36 1. The Foreign-Born Workforce. 36 2. Black Americans and Immigration. 46 3. Taxes and Benefits. 48 B. The Meatpacking and Poultry Processing Industry. 52 1. The House of Swift. 52 2. The Changing Face of the Meatpacking...
|Devon W. Carbado
||Yellow by Law
||97 California Law Review 633 (June, 2009)
||Over the past decade, scholars have paid increasing attention to Japanese American constitutional history. For the most part, this literature focuses on the United States government's decision during World War II to intern people of Japanese ancestry. This body of work literature is designed to demonstrate the extent to which, and precisely how,...
|Julian Wonjung Park
||A More Meaningful Citizenship Test? Unmasking the Construction of a Universalist, Principle-based Citizenship Ideology
||96 California Law Review 999 (August, 2008)
||In September 2007, the United States Office of Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS ) unveiled the final one hundred questions to the new citizenship test, created by USCIS to be more standardized, fair, and meaningful than the current naturalization exam. The new exam is the result of USCIS's seven-year test development project, costing a...
||Embedded Whiteness: Theorizing Exclusion in Public Contracting
||19 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 5 (2008)
||Around the same time that Critical Race Theory (CRT) was emerging as a field in law in the mid-1980's, the term, New Economic Sociology (NES) was coined at a roundtable discussion at the 1985 annual meeting of the American Sociological Association. Like CRT, NES was challenging fundamental disciplinary principles and assumptions. Just as...
||Global Migrations and Imagined Citizenship: Examples from Slavery, Chinese Exclusion, and When Questioning Birthright Citizenship
||14 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 255 (Spring 2008)
||I. Introduction. 255 II. Global Migration and Re-Imagining National Identity. 259 III. 200 years, 150 years, and U.S. Citizenship: Ending the Transatlantic Slave Trade and Then Imagining in Dred Scott. 263 IV. 110 years, Chinese Migration, and Wong Kim Ark: Imagining Citizenship in New Global Contexts for the United States and China. 266 V. Current...
|James F. Hollifield , Valerie F. Hunt , Daniel J. Tichenor
||Immigrants, Markets, and Rights: the United States as an Emerging Migration State
||27 Washington University Journal of Law and Policy 7 (2008)
||Since the end of World War II immigration in the core industrial democracies has been increasing. The rise in immigration is a function of market forces (demand-pull and supply-push) and kinship networks, which reduce the transaction costs of moving from one society to another. These economic and sociological forces are the necessary conditions for...
|George A. Martínez
||Immigration: Deportation and the Pseudo-science of Unassimilable Peoples
||61 SMU Law Review 7 (Winter 2008)
||AMERICA is in the midst of an immigration crisis. Immigrants are now seen as a threat to Anglo-American culture. Military-like efforts are now being made to seal off the United States-Mexico border, resulting in thousands of deaths. In response to proposals to enact harsh immigration laws, immigrants took to the streets in cities across America in...
|Lindsay N. Wise
||People Not Equal: a Glimpse into the Use of Profiling and the Effect a Pending U.n. Human Rights Committee Case May Have on United States' Policy
||14 Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice 303 (Spring, 2008)
||C1-3Table of Contents I. Introduction. 303 II. Incidents of Unequal Treatment and Profiling of Aliens in the United States. 305 III. Why Profiling is Permitted When Applied to Aliens: An Overview of Immigration Law in the United States. 311 IV. Why the Plenary Power Doctrine Should be Modified to Prevent Discriminatory Profiling of Aliens. 314 V....
|Erik Camayd-Freixas, Ph.D.
||Raids, Rights and Reform: the Postville Case and the Immigration Crisis
||2 DePaul Journal for Social Justice 1 (Fall 2008)
||We must also find a sensible and humane way to deal with people here illegally. Illegal immigration is complicated, but it can be resolved. And it must be resolved in a way that upholds both our laws and our highest ideals. - George W. Bush, State of the Union Address, January 28, 2008. It is impossible to overestimate the importance of Postville...
|Sara Catherine Barnhart
||Second Class Delivery: the Elimination of Birthright Citizenship as a Repeal of "The Pursuit of Happiness"
||42 Georgia Law Review 525 (Winter, 2008)
||Immigrants are dirty and lazy . . . . They will never be Americans like us. Historically, anti-immigration backlashes have followed large waves of immigration to the United States. Nativism was evident in America as early as the days of Benjamin Franklin even though, aside from the Native Americans, few Americans were truly native....