Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America

@inproceedings{Ngai2004ImpossibleSI,
  title={Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America},
  author={Mae M. Ngai},
  year={2004}
}
  • Mae M. Ngai
  • Published 2004
  • Art, History, Political Science
  • List of Figures and Illustrations xi List of Tables xiii Acknowledgments xv Note on Language and Terminology xix Introduction Illegal Aliens: A Problem of Law and History 1 PART I: THE REGIME OF QUOTAS AND PAPERS 15 One The Johnson-Reed Act of 1924 and the Reconstruction of Race in Immigration Law 21 Two Deportation Policy and the Making and Unmaking of Illegal Aliens 56 PART II: MIGRANTS AT THE MARGINS OF LAW AND NATION 91 Three From Colonial Subject to Undesirable Alien: Filipino Migration in… CONTINUE READING
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