Wed 3.18.09| "Illegal Aliens"

Who's considered to belong in this country, and who's considered alien? Has that binary always been in place, or did certain policies create the charged figure of the "illegal alien"? Mae Ngai's investigations into the history of immigration, citizenship and race provide critical context for ongoing debates over what to do about undocumented immigration.
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