Securing Borders, Securing Power
The Rise and Decline of Arizona's Border Politics
Explore the rise of the securitization of migration and how it can be turned back with this insightful book. Tracing the events leading up to Arizona's notorious "show-me-your-papers" law, the author provides a comprehensive account of the SB 1070 era and its fallout. Drawing on interviews with political actors and historical research, the book weaves a compelling narrative of power struggles, political battles, and lessons that Arizona's experience holds for immigration politics across the world.