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



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

Steve Parks    University of Virginia, USA    

Lori Shorr    Temple University, Philadelphia, USA    

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.

Lingua: en

Submitted: 31 Luglio 2019
Accepted: 22 Agosto 2019
Published: 06 Dicembre 2019
permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/978-88-6969-358-8/008

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