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Targeting Illegal Immigration: Local Ordinate Action

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dc.contributor.advisor Caudle, Sharon L.
dc.creator Gunn, Emily
dc.creator Moffitt, Jessica
dc.creator Montemayor, Victoria
dc.creator Riedel, Sarah
dc.creator Smith, Bart
dc.creator Weizel, Daniel
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-21T15:31:41Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-21T15:31:41Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/97016
dc.description From 1990 to 2005, estimates of the unauthorized alien population in the United States have risen from 3.5 million to 11.5 million people, a 325 percent increase. It has been the federal government's responsibility to prevent unauthorized immigration. However, a small number of localities have taken action over the past few years to prevent unauthorized immigration within their jurisdictions by passing a series of ordinances and resolutions. Some of the localities passed ordinances and resolutions targeting the businesses and landlords who hire and rent to unauthorized aliens, while others passed legislation targeting day labor centers, loitering, and government services. Consistent with findings made in other studies, we found that only approximately 100 localities have or are considering legislation that would impact their unauthorized alien communities. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This document is adapted, but distinct from, a report on the topic prepared for the U.S. Congressional Research Service.
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.title Targeting Illegal Immigration: Local Ordinate Action en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Congressional Research Service

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