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Title:
Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America
Author:
Ngai, Mae M.
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Publication Information:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xx, 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Illegal aliens : a problem of law and history -- The Johnson-Reed Act of 1924 and the reconstruction of race in immigration law -- Deportation policy and the making and unmaking of illegal aliens -- From Colonial subject to undesirable alien : Filipino migration in the invisible empire -- Braceros, "wetbacks, " and the national boundaries of class -- The World War II internment of Japanese Americans and the citizenship renunciation cases -- The Cold War Chinese immigration crisis and the confession cases -- The liberal critique and reform of immigration policy.
ISBN:
9780691074719
Format :
Book

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