Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
viii, 254 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: immigrants in America Contract and classical immigration law Promises, promises All persons within the territorial jurisdiction Alienage and the ties that bind The most tender connections The lost story of Americans-in-waiting Transition at a crossroads The meaning of transition Race, belonging, and transition Taking transition seriously Conclusion : the idea of Americans-in-waiting Notes.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -242) and index.