Compassionate Migration and Regional Policy in the Americas

Title

Compassionate Migration and Regional Policy in the Americas

Role

Steven W. Bender & William F. Arrocha, editors

Victor C. Romero, Contributing Author

Files

Description

Victor Romero contributed the chapter "The Power of Exclusion: Congress, Courts, and the Plenary Power" pages 21-32.

From the publisher:

This book explores the contested notion of compassionate migration in its discourse and practice. In the context of today's migration patterns within the Americas, compassionate migration can play a fundamental role in responding to the hardships that many migrants suffer before, during, and after their journeys. This volume explores the boundaries of compassion from legal, political, philosophical, and interdisciplinary perspectives, and supplies examples where state and non-state actors engage in practices of compassion and humanity through formal and informal regimes. Despite the lack of a concise and precise definition of the concept and practice of compassionate migration, all authors in this volume agree on the pressing need for more humane and compassionate treatment for those leaving their home country behind in search of a better life.

ISBN

978-1-137-55074-3

Publication Date

2017

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan UK