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Selected Research Bibliography on Immigration

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Andreas, Peter. 1998. “The Escalation of U.S. Immigration Control in the Post-NAFTA Era.” Political Science Quarterly. 113(4): 591–615.

Aizeman, N.C. 2006. “Immigration Debate Wakes A ‘Sleeping Latino Giant.’” The Washington Post. April 6.

American Civil Liberties Union. 2004. “About the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.” August 6.

American Friends Service Committee. 2006. “House and Senate Immigration Hearings – Summer 2006.”

American Patrol. 2007. “American Patrol Reference Archive: Illegal Immigration is a Crime.”

Babington, Charles. 2006. “GOP Fears Of Immigration Split, Fight May Weaken Party, Some Say.” The Washington Post. July 16. Page A 04.

Bada, Xóchitl, Jonathan Fox, Elvia Zazueta, and Ingrid Garcia. 2006. “El levantamiento migrante en numeros.” MX Sin Fronteras. June.

Barrera, Mario. 1979. Race and Class in the Southwest: A Theory of Racial Inequality. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press.

Blanco, Maria, Eva Paterson, Hector Preciado, and Van Jones. 2006. “Immigrants, Other Minorities Must Find Unity.” San Francisco Chronicle. May 7.

Blumenthal, Ralph. 2006. “Texas Lawmakers Put New Focus on Illegal Immigration.” New York Times. November 16.

Borjas, George J. 1999. Heaven’s Door: Immigration Policy and the American Economy. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Borjas, George J. 1994. “The Economics of Immigration.” Journal of Economic Literature 32(4): 1667–717.

Bush, George W. 2004. “President Bush Proposes New Temporary Worker Program; Remarks by the President on Immigration Policy.” The White House. January 7.

Business Week. 2005. “Embracing Illegals: Companies are Getting Hooked on the Buying Power of 11 Million Undocumented Immigrants.” July 18.

Camarillo, Albert. 1979. Chicanos in a Changing Society: From Mexican Pueblos to American Barrios in Santa Barbara and Southern California, 1848–1930. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Camarota, Steven A. 2001.Census Bureau: Over 100,000 Illegal Aliens from the Middle East, New Government Report Raises Concerns in Light of Terrorist Threat.” Washington, DC: Center for Immigration Studies.

Cano, Gustavo. 2006. “Political Mobilization of Mexican Immigrants in American Cities and the U.S. Immigration Debate.” September.

______. 2006. “Dropping Out: Immigrant Entry and Native Exit from the Labor Market, 2000-2005.” Washington, DC: Center for Immigration Studies. March.

Carrying Capacity Network. 2005. “Bush Administration Pushes for Illegal Alien Amnesty Again! Devastating Effects for American Workers, Taxpayers and Citizens.” February.

Center for American Progress. 2007. “Strange Bed Fellows? Anti-Immigration Organizations and Hate Groups.” Special Presentation. October 18.

Coronado, Roberto. 2004. “Worker Remittances to Mexico.” Business Frontier. Issue 1. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch.

Cosman, Madeleine Pelner. 2005. “Illegal Aliens and American Medicine.” Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. 10(1): 6-10.

Damon, Anjeanette. 2006. “Movement Could Build Political Momentum.” Reno Gazette Journal. April 12.

Dawson, Michael C. 1994. Behind the Mule: Race and Class in African-American Politics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

de Silva, Ian. 2007. “Our Illegal-Alien Criminal Class.” The Washington Times. April 12.

Democracy Now. 2006. “Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Immigration is the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time.” April 4.

Egan, Paul S. 2004. “State Testimony – Financial Effects of Illegal Immigration on Maryland.” FAIR, Federation for American Immigration Reform. March 18.

Croly, Herbert D. 1965 [1909]. The Promise of American Life. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University.

DeSipio, Louis, and Rodolfo O. de la Garza. 1998. Making Americans, Remaking America: Immigration and Immigrant Policy. Boulder: Westview Press.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1994. The American Mosaic. Boulder: Westview Press.

FAIR, Federation for American Immigration Reform. 2005. “Illegal Immigration Is A Crime.” Issue Brief.

______. 2007. “The Costs to Local Taxpayers for Illegal or ‘Guest’ Workers.” Labor and Economics.

Fletcher, Michael A. and Jonathan Weisman. 2006. “Bush Signs Bill Authorizing 700-Mile Fence for Border.” The Washington Post. October 27. A 04.

Fremstad, Shawn. 2006. “The Economic and Fiscal Effects of the Senate’s Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006.” National Immigration Law Center. September 26.

Fraga, Luis. 1992. “Latino Political Incorporation and the Voting Rights Act.” In Controversies in Minority Voting: The Voting Rights Act in Perspective, eds. Bernard Grofman and Chandler Davidson. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution.

Fraga, Luis Ricardo, and Ricardo Ramírez. 2003. “Latino Political Incorporation in California, 1990-2000.” In David Lopez and Andrés Jiménez, eds., Latinos and Public Policy in California: An Agenda for Opportunity. Berkeley: Berkeley Public Policy Press, Institute of Governmental Studies. Pp. 301-335.

Fraga, Luis Ricardo, and Ricardo Ramírez. 2003-04. “Demography and Political Influence: Disentangling the Latino Vote.” Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy 16: 69-96.

Fraga, Luis Ricardo, and David Leal. 2004. “Playing the ‘Latino Card’: Race, Ethnicity, and National Party Politics.” Du Bois Review 1(2): 297-317.

Fraga, Luis R., and Gary M. Segura. 2006. “Culture Clash? Contesting Notions of American Identity and the Effects of Latin American Immigration.” Perspectives on Politics 4 (June): 279-287.

Fraga, Luis R., John A. Garcia, Rodney E. Hero, Michael Jones-Correa, Valerie Martinez-Ebers, and Gary M. Segura. 2006. “Redefining America: Results of the Latino National Survey.” Presented at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC. December 6.

Geis, Sonya. 2006. “Immigrant-Voter Drive Announced.” The Washington Post. May 10.

Gilot, Louie. 2006. “Experts Hope New Hispanic Activism Produces More Votes.” El Paso Times. April 12.

Goldberg, Michelle. 2006. “The Left Splits Over Immigration.” Salon Media Group, Inc. April 20.

Grabb, Edward G. 1979. “Working-class Authoritarianism and Tolerance of Outgroups: A Reassessment.” Public Opinion Quarterly 43(1): 36–47.

Greenstone, J. David. 1986. “Political Culture and American Political Development: Liberty, Union, and the Liberal Bipolarity.” Studies in American Political Development 1(1): 1–49.

Greenwood, Michael J., and John M. McDowell. 1991. “Differential Economic Opportunity, Transferability of Skills, and Immigration to the United States and Canada.” Review of Economics and Statistics 73(4): 612–23.

Gutiérrez, David G. 1995. Walls and Mirrors: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the Politics of Ethnicity. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Hero, Rodney E. 1998. Faces of Inequality: Social Diversity in American Politics. New York: Oxford University Press.

Huntington, Samuel P. 1981. American Politics: The Promise of Disharmony. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

_______. 2004. Who Are We? The Challenges to America’s National Identity. NY, NY: Simon and Schuster.

Immigration Counters. 2007. “The #1 Site for Real-Time Illegal Immigration Statistics.” April 11.

ImmigrationsHumanCost. 2007. “Crime Victims of Illegal Aliens.” April 13.

Jackson, Jesse L. 2006a. “’Sí Se Puede’ Means ‘We Shall Overcome.” Rainbow/PUSH Coalition. May 3. Tribune Media Services.

Johnson, Benjamin. 2006. “Written Testimony of Benjamin Johnson, Director, Immigration Policy Center, American Immigration Law Foundation.” Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate. July 12.

Jones, Charisse. 2006. “States Try to Block Illegal Workers.” USA Today. July 9.

Kyriakou, Niko. 2006. “Organizers See ‘New Civil Rights Movement’ in Immigration Protests.” March 29.

Lovato, Roberto. 2007. “Will Latinos Continue Moving Democratic?” Public Eye. April 3.

MacDonald, Heather. 2004. “The Illegal-Alien Crime Wave.” City Journal (Winter).

Mangaliman, Jessie. 2006. “Clergy Leading Call for Human Immigrant Laws.” San Jose Mercury News. April 2.

Mangaliman, Jessie, and Joe Rodriguez. 2006. “Immigrants Movement Growing: Many See New Chapter in Civil Rights Struggle.” San Jose Mercury News. April 12.

Márquez, Benjamin. 1993. LULAC: The Evolution of a Mexican American Political Organization. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Massey, Douglas. 2006. “The Wall That Keeps Illegal Workers In.” New York Times. April 4.

Massey, Douglas S., Jorge Durand, and Nolan J. Malone. 2002. Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Mexican Immigration in an Era of Economic Integration. NY, NY: Russell Sage.

McMahon, Robert. 2006. “Interview with Tom Tancredo: Tough Immigration Reform Essential to Maintain U.S. Identity.” Council on Foreign Relations. July 24.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. 2004. “MALDEF and LULAC Rebuke Samuel Huntington’s Theories on Latino Immigrants and Call on America to Reaffirm Its Commitment to Equal Opportunity and Democracy.” April 23.

______. 2006. “National Latino Organizations Express Concern About Recent Immigration Raids.” News Release. December 21.

Miller, Gary. 2005. “How Much Do Illegal Aliens Cost U.S. Taxpayers?” July 12.

Money, Jeannette. 1997. “No Vacancy: The Political Geography of Immigration Control in Advanced Industrial Countries.” International Organization 51(4): 685–720.

Montejano, David. 1987. Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836–1986. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Morone, James A. 1996. “The Struggle for American Culture.” PS: Political Science and Politics 29(3): 424–30.

Moscoso, Eunice. 2006. “Illegal Immigrant Laws Challenged.” Atlanta Journal- Constitution. November 27.

Nation, The. 2006. “Immigrants and Us.” April 11.

National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO). 2006. “Newcomers Eager to Learn English Face Waiting Lines Across the Nation.” October 6.

National Council of La Raza (NCLR). 2006a. “NCLR Joins ‘We Are America Alliance.’” News Release. May 11.

______. 2006b. “NHLA Launches ‘It Starts With You’ Campaign.” News Release. September 29.

______. 2006c. “Latino Organizations Express Disappointment That President Bush Signs the Secure Fence Act.” News Release. October 26.

National Immigration Forum. 2007. “While Debate Rages, the Public Continues to Support Realistic Immigration Solutions.” December 10.

Navarette, Ruben. 2006. “Commentary: Immigration Hearings ‘Cynical and Cowardly.’” July 6.

Ngai, Mae M. 2003. Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Oppenheimer, Andres. 2006. “The Oppenheimer Report: Hispanics Should Say ‘Gracias’ to Anti-Latin Zealots.” The Miami Herald. April 12.

Pachon, Harry P., and Louis DeSipio. 1994. New Americans by Choice: Political Perspectives of Latino Immigrants. Boulder: Westview Press.

Pepper, Margot. 2007. “An Open Letter to an Immigration Judge.” Berkeley Daily Planet. February 23.

Perrazzo, John. 2002. “Illegal Immigration and Terrorism.” Front Page Magazine. December 18.

Petaluma Argus-Courier. 2006. “Poll: Most Say Illegal Immigrants are Criminals.” April 12.

Pew Hispanic Center. 2006. “Hispanics in America: The Optimistic Immigrant.” May 30.

Phyllis Schlafly Report, The. 2001. “The Threat of Terrorism Is From Illegal Aliens.” 35(3) October. 2008. “Immigration.” January 31

Reid, Harry. 2006. “Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006.” Senate. May 15.

Ruttenberg, Jim. 2006. “Border Fight Divides GOP.” The New York Times. May 26.

St. John de Crèvecoeur, J. Hector. 1981 [1782]. Letters from an American Farmer. New York: Penguin Books.

Santos, Fernanda. 2007. “Demand for English Lessons Outstrips Supply.” New York Times. February 27.

Schrag, Peter. 2006. “Immigration: Will it be the hot poker of 2006?” Sacramento Bee. April 26.

Scolofo, Mark. 2006. “Hazelton Council Passes Ordinance Against Illegal Immigrants.” Associated Press.

Sensenbrenner, James. 2005. “Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005.” House of Representatives. December 15.

Seper, Jerry. 2004. “Illegal Criminal Aliens Abound in U.S.” The Washington Times. January 26.

_________ . 2004. “Illegal Aliens cost California Billions.” The Washington Times. December 7.

Southern Poverty Law Center. 2001a. “In Their Own Words,” Intelligence Report. Spring.

______. 2001b. “’Blood on the Border:’ With Racist Rhetoric Heating Up and the American Economy on Unsteady Legs, More Anti-Immigrant Violence Looms.” Intelligence Report. Spring.

______. 2007. Close to Slavery: Guestworker Programs in the United States. Montgomery, AL.

Spagat, Elliot. 2006. “Republicans Launch Immigration Hearings.” Associated Press. July 4.

Schlesinger, Arthur M. 1991. The Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society. New York: W.W. Norton and Co.

Smith, Rogers M. 1997. Civic Ideals: Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S. History. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Steinberg, Stephen. 1981. The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity, and Class in America. New York: Atheneum.

Stolberg, Sheryl Gay. 2006. “After Immigration Protests, Goal Remains Elusive.” New York Times. May 3.

Swarns, Rachel L. 2006a. “House Negotiator Calls Senate Immigration Bill ‘Amnesty’ and Rejects It.” The New York Times. May 27.

______. 2006b. “Critics Say Politics Driving Immigration Hearings.” The New York Times. August 7.

______. 2007. “Bush Aides Pledge Work for Immigration Bill.” New York Times. March 1.

Unger, Roberto Mangabeira, and Cornel West. 1998. The Future of American Progressivism: An Initiative for Political and Economic Reform. Boston: Beacon Press.

Walters, Ron. 2006. “Hispanic Mobilization: Next Steps.” Chicago Defender. April 19.

Wang, Ted, and Robert C. Winn. 2006. “Groundswell Meet Groundwork: Preliminary Recommendations for Building on Immigrant Mobilizations.” A Special Report from the Four Freedoms Fund and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. June.

Watanabe, Teresa, and Anna Gorman. 2006. “More Than 500,000 Rally in L.A. for Immigrants’ Rights.” Los Angeles Times. March 25.

WeNeedAFence. 2007. “Illegal Immigration is Out of Control.” April 15.

Williams, Juan. 2006. “A Hispanic Civil Rights Movement.” The Washington Post. April 10.

Wong, Carolyn. 2006. Lobbying for Inclusion: Rights Politics and the Making of Immigration Policy. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Zolberg, Aristide R. 2006. A Nation by Design: Immigration Policy in the Fashioning of America. NY, NY: Russell Sage, Cambridge: Harvard University Press.