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A theological response to the "illegal alien" in federal United States law

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Today, some twelve million immigrants are unlawfully present in the United States. What response to this situation does Christian theology suggest for these immigrants and those who receive them? To this question about the status of immigrants before the law, the theological literature lacks an understanding of how federal U.S. immigration law developed, and it lacks a robust theological account of the governance of immigration. To fill this gap, the thesis presents three stages in the for...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Blackfriars
Department:
Humanities Division - Theology Faculty

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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:43010cbe-32a9-4ecd-abcf-cf57f729bbd5
Local pid:
ora:8927

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