From Immigration Controls to Welfare Controls

From Immigration Controls to Welfare Controls

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This edited collection addresses theoretical, political and practical aspects of the connection between external immigration controls and internal welfare controls. It considers the implications for the both those subject to controls and those drawn into the web of implementing internal welfare controls. Topics discussed include: * forced dispersal of asylum seekers * local authority and voluntary sector regulations * nationalism, racism, class and 'fairness' * strategies for resistance to controls * USA controls. The book provides support to those unwittingly drawn into administering controls, showing how the role of welfare workers as immigration control enforcers is not a sudden imposition but has exisited since the introduction of controls in 1905. From Immigration Controls to Welfare Controls will provide a valuable resource for all those professionals who come into contact with the issues surrounding immigration.Motomura, H. (1997) a#39;Review essay: whose immigration law? Citizens, aliens and the Constitutiona#39;, Columbia Law Review 97: 1567. National Association of Latino Elected Officials (1999) a#39;INS makes progress on Naturalisation backlog, butanbsp;...

Title:From Immigration Controls to Welfare Controls
Author:Steve Cohen, Beth Humphries, Ed Mynott
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-04-08


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