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Undocumented Dominican Migration

Author : Frank Graziano
ISBN : 9780292725850
Genre : Social Science
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Undocumented Dominican Migration is the first comprehensive study of boat migration from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico. It brings together the interactive global, cultural, and personal factors that induce thousands of Dominicans to journey across the Mona Passage in attempts to escape chronic poverty. The book provides in-depth treatment of decision-making, experiences at sea, migrant smuggling operations, and U.S. border enforcement. It also explores several topics that are rare in migration studies. These include the psychology of migrant motivation, religious beliefs, corruption and impunity, procreation and parenting, compulsive recidivism after failed attempts, social values in relation to law, marriage fraud, and the use of false documents for air travel from Puerto Rico to the mainland United States. Frank Graziano’s extensive fieldwork among migrants, smugglers, and federal agencies provides an authority and immediacy that brings the reader close to the migrants’ experiences. The exhaustive research and multidisciplinary approach, highly readable narrative, and focus on lesser-known emigrants make Undocumented Dominican Migration an essential addition to public and academic debates about migration.

The Census Undercount The Underground Economy And Undocumented Migration The Case Of Dominicans In Santurce Puerto Rico

Author : Jorge Duany
ISBN : STANFORD:36105013164269
Genre : Social Science
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Coloring The Nation

Author : David Howard
ISBN : 1902669118
Genre : Social Science
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This volume explores the significance of racial theorising in Dominican society and its manifestation in everyday life. The author examines how ideas of skin colour and racial identity influence a wide spectrum of Dominicans.

Illegal Immigration In America

Author : David W. Haines
ISBN : 031330436X
Genre : Social Science
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Few issues have provoked as much controversy over the last decade as illegal immigration. While some argue for the need to seal America's borders and withdraw social and governmental support for illegal migrants, others argue for humanitarian treatment--including legalization--for people who fill needs in American industry and agriculture and have left situations of economic hardship or political persecution. The study of illegal immigration confronts a broad range of migrants--from the familiar border crossers to those who enter illegally and overstay their visas, to unrecognized refugees who seek protection under U.S. asylum law. This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of this volatile subject.

Migration In The Caribbean

Author : James Ferguson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105113483569
Genre : Alien labor, Dominican
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Between Two Islands

Author : Sherri Grasmuck
ISBN : 0520071492
Genre : History
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"This is the best available single-volume treatment of the causes and consequences of Dominican migration to and from the 'two islands' ... Without a doubt, this book represents by far the best study to date of Dominican immigration to New York, and it will become not only the definitive statement on the topic for some time to come but also a work of great comparative value for contemporary theory and research on the immigration and incorporation of newcomers to the United States." Ruben G. Rumbaut, San Diego State University.

Dominican Migration To The United States 1970 1997

Author : Sarah Aponte
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173008383291
Genre : Dominican Americans
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Immigration American Public Policy

Author : Rita James Simon
ISBN : 0803928270
Genre : Social Science
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Western Hemisphere Immigration And United States Foreign Policy

Author : Christopher Mitchell
ISBN : 0271042176
Genre : Social Science
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Illegal People

Author : Human Rights Watch
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Genre : Alien labor, Haitian
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