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The Migration Industry in Managed Migration: Authority, Control and Guestworkers in the United States

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Title: The Migration Industry in Managed Migration: Authority, Control and Guestworkers in the United States
Authors: Anderson, Joseph Trawicki
Issue Date: 16-Jan-2019
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Global Studies, Peace and Development Research ; Institutionen för globala studier, freds- och utvecklingsforskning
Parts of work: Anderson, Joseph Trawicki. “The migration industry and the H-2 visa in the United States: employers, labour intermediaries, and the state” (Accepted for publication in International Migration)

Anderson, Joseph Trawicki, and Anja K. Franck. 2017. “The Public and the Private in Guestworker Schemes: Examples from Malaysia and the U.S.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, December, 1–17.

Anderson, Joseph Trawicki. “Mapping the Migration Assemblage in Monterrey, Mexico: Authority and accountability between public and private”

Anderson, Joseph Trawicki. “Assembling immigration policy in Utah: from immigrants to ‘guest workers’” (under review at Migraciones Internacionales)
Date of Defence: 2019-02-08
Disputation: Fredagen den 8 februari 2019, kl. 13.15 i sal 326, Annedalsseminariet, Seminariegatan 1A, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: migration industry
managed migration
H-2 visa
Abstract: This thesis is an investigation into the private migration actors, also known as the migration industry, that have become ubiquitous within managed migration programs in the United States. From employers and visa agents to recruiters and law firms, a tremendous number of private actors have become embedded within modern migration programs. While generally not employed by state authorities, these private actors nonetheless play important roles throughout the state-sanctioned migration programs ex... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-302-8 (Print)
978-91-7833-303-5 (PDF)
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för globala studier



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