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Author: Carlotta Joyner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: children, working, characteristics, labor, child
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 1991-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788182102
ISBN-13: 9780788182105

This report examines (1) the economic and demographic characteristics of child workers, (2) the number of serious injuries sustained by children detected by the Dept. of Labor as being illegally employed, and (3) Laborıs policy with regard to penalizing employers illegally employing children who sustain serious injuries and to child labor violations generally. The report relied on 3 data sources: the Bureau of the Censusıs March 1998 Supplement to the Current Population Survey, Dept. of Labor child labor inspection records, and Laborıs FY1990 Operation Child Watch enforcement sweep records.

Author: Richard M. Stana
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: construction, costs, fence, initiative, border, secure
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2009-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437913113
ISBN-13: 9781437913118

Much of the Americażs 6,000 miles of international borders with Canada and Mexico remains vulnerable to illegal entry of aliens, criminals, and cargo. The Dept. of Homeland Security apprehends hundreds of thousands of people and seizes large volumes of cargo entering the country illegally. However, individuals and an unknown volume of contraband also enter the U.S. illegally and undetected. In 11/05, the Secure Border Initiative (SBI) was announced, a multiyear, multibillion-dollar program aimed at securing U.S. borders and reducing illegal immigration. This report addresses the construction

Author: Marlou Schrover
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: historical, perspective, global, gender, migration, illegal
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 2009-04-15
ISBN-10: 9089640479
ISBN-13: 9789089640475

Today even policymakers acknowledge that the circumstances surrounding illegal migration differ for men and women. Such awareness, however, often merely manifests itself in the political discourse as an oversimplified dichotomy: migrant women as being at risk and migrant men as posing a threat. In contrast to their prevailing existence, migrating illegally or remaining illegal in a foreign country may be an attractive opportunity for both men and women. This incisive book illustrates such a reality through studies that span the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to cover a breadth of geography

Author: Jeroen de Kloet
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: popular, music, youth, urban, globalisation, china
Number of Pages: 257
Published: 2010-07-15
ISBN-10: 9089641629
ISBN-13: 9789089641625

During the 1990s illegally imported compact discs, known as dakouCDs, flooded into China, opening up the music world to Chinese youth and inspiring them to experiment with new sounds and new lifestyles. Quickly, dakou became the label for a new generation of Chinese, a vibrant generation no longer tied to the Maoist past. Based on fifteen years of fieldwork in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, China with a Cutsurveys the music that emerged in 1990s China and makes a case for its involvement in the rise of China as a cultural and economic global power.

Author: Julian Newman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: massive, timber, theft, china, papua, frontier, illegal, logging, last
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 1437900372
ISBN-13: 9781437900378

Asia has already lost 95% of its frontier forests. Most of what remains is confined to the Indonesian archipelago -- & the province of Papua in Indonesia is home to the largest tract. This report exposes how these last precious forests are being illegally felled & sold off wholesale to China, which is now the largest consumer of stolen timber in the world. Contents: Introduction; Illegal Logging Crisis; Illegal Logging in Papua Province; International Timber Smuggling Syndicates; China -- The Giant Awakens; & Recommendations. Illustrations.

Author: Richard M. Stana
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: border, patrol, agents, new, training, security, information, homeland
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2007-08-01
ISBN-10: 1422315517
ISBN-13: 9781422315514

The U.S. Border Patrol (BP) is responsible for patrolling 8,000 miles of the land & coastal borders of the U.S. to detect & prevent the illegal entry of aliens & contraband, incl. terrorists & weapons of mass destruction. Despite its efforts, several hundred thousand individuals successfully enter the country illegally & undetected each year. This report addresses these questions: To what extent does the BP¿s basic training program (BTP) exhibit the attributes of an effective training program & how has the BTP changed since 9/11? How much does it cost to train a new BP agent? How does the BP

Author: Richard M. Stana
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: immigration, enforcement, local, laws, state, federal, program, controls, needed, over, authorizing
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 143791375X
ISBN-13: 9781437913750

Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, authorizes the fed. govt. to enter into agreements with state and local law enforcement agencies to train officers to assist in identifying those individuals who are in the country illegally. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is responsible for supervising state and local officers under this program. This report reviews: (1) the extent to which ICE has designed controls to govern 287(g) program implementation; and (2) how program resources are being used and the activities, benefits, and concerns reported by partic
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