Operation Gatekeeper: The Rise of the “Illegal Alien” and the Remaking of the U.S. – Mexico Boundary

Operation Gatekeeper: The Rise of the “Illegal Alien” and the Remaking of the U.S. – Mexico Boundary

By 1994 American anti-immigration rhetoric had reached a fevered pitch, and throngs of migrants entered the U.S. nightly. In response, the INS launched "Operation Gatekeeper," the centerpiece of the Clinton administration's unprecedented effort to "regain control" of our borders. In Operation Gatekeeper, Joseph Nevins details the administration's dramatic overhaul of the San Diego-Tijauna border-the busiest land crossing in the world-adding miles of new fence and hundreds of trained agents.

  • ASIN: 0415931053

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. – Mexico Boundary

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. – Mexico Boundary

This is a major revision and update of Nevins’ earlier classic and is an ideal text for use with undergraduate students in a wide variety of courses on immigration, transnational issues, and the politics of race, inclusion and exclusion. Not only has the author brought his subject completely up to date, but as a "case" of increasing economic integration and liberalization along with growing immigration control, the US / Mexico Border and its history is put in a wider global context of similar development s elsewhere.A companion website is available at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415996945. The Companion Website contains key U.S. government documents related to the boundary and immigration enforcement strategy; reports from non-partisan research entities and non-governmental organizations that evaluate enforcement from a civil and human rights perspective; and studies that investigate migrant deaths in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. There are also photo essays, including one related to deportations and another to California’s Border Field State Park, for which the site also includes historic photos and other resources. Finally, the site has links to websites—from U.S. government agencies involved in boundary and immigrant policing, to humanitarian and border, migrant, and ...

  • ASIN: B003PJ7EG6

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. - Mexico Boundary by Joseph Nevins (24-Mar-2010) Paperback

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. - Mexico Boundary by Joseph Nevins (24-Mar-2010) Paperback

  • ASIN: B013J9NMCG

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. - Mexico Boundary 2nd edition by Nevins, Joseph (2010) Paperback

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. - Mexico Boundary 2nd edition by Nevins, Joseph (2010) Paperback

  • ASIN: B010WHMHPQ

Operation Gatekeeper (2nd, 10) by Nevins, Joseph [Paperback (2010)]

Operation Gatekeeper (2nd, 10) by Nevins, Joseph [Paperback (2010)]

Operation Gatekeeper (2nd, 10) by Nevins, Joseph [Paperback (2010)]

  • ASIN: B008CMCK9W

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War On Illegals and the Remaking of the U.S. - Mexico Boundary by Joseph Nevins (2010-02-24)

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War On Illegals and the Remaking of the U.S. - Mexico Boundary by Joseph Nevins (2010-02-24)

  • ASIN: B01FGN2CEW

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond by Joseph Nevins (2010-03-24)

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond by Joseph Nevins (2010-03-24)

  • ASIN: B01K0RBMAY
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For Vivian D V Since late 1994, the California part of the U.S.-Mexico border has been a testing ground for Operation Gatekeeper, a strategy aimed at blocking traditional border crossing routes. More than a billion dollars has been spent on Gatekeeper, but the new strategy has not prevented ille...

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