Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America.

This book traces the origins of the "illegal alien" in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S. immigration policy-a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about citizenship, race, and state authority in the twentieth...

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Main Author: Ngai, Mae M.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.
Series:Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
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