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Imagining a More Humane Immigration Policy in the Age of Obama: The Use of Plenary Power to Halt the State Balkanization of Immigration Regulation

@inproceedings{Campbell2009ImaginingAM,
  title={Imagining a More Humane Immigration Policy in the Age of Obama: The Use of Plenary Power to Halt the State Balkanization of Immigration Regulation},
  author={Kristina M. Campbell},
  year={2009}
}
This Article argues for the reassertion of Congress’ plenary power to regulate immigration, and examines the possibilities for radical change in immigration policy that are presented to us as we close out the first decade of the twenty-first century and begin looking toward the next. Part I provides an overview of the rise of state and local anti-immigrant laws in the wake of Congress’ failure to pass comprehensive immigration reform - as well as examining how Latinos and immigrants’ rights… Expand