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Dreams and Nightmares. The Legal Legacy that Authorized Civil Detention Centers



Aaron Moss    Federal Public Defender Office, Northern District of West Virginia, USA    

Steve Parks    University of Virginia, USA    

Lori Shorr    Temple University, Philadelphia, USA    

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abstract

A study of the juridical and legislative creation of the United States immigration framework premised on a concept of the nation-state as protective of the white-male of property, with a case-study of its enactment through the policies of the Trump Administration. The essay concludes with a consideration of alternative governance structures to protect the political rights of citizens/non-citizens of a political state.

keywords: Refugee. Asylum. Political rights. Human rights. Nation. Nation-State.

Language: en

Submitted: July 31, 2019
Accepted: Aug. 22, 2019
Published: Dec. 6, 2019
permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/978-88-6969-358-8/008

Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License 

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