Print version: Newton, Lina. Illegal, alien, or immigrant : the politics of immigration reform. New York : New York University Press,  ix, 227 pages ; 23 cm ISBN 9780814758427
Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction : the power of a good story -- Considering unlikely outcomes : the peculiar politics of immigration -- Cases, contexts, and the puzzle of policy change -- Contesting illegalities : the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act -- Immigrants versus taxpayers : the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act -- Problem Mexicans : race, nationalism, and their limits in contemporary immigration policy -- Conclusion : power and image in immigration policymaking.