Barbwire City Upon a Hill: Fencing in the American People, Fencing out Cooperation

Schwalbach, Maggie
November 2007
Peace & Conflict Monitor;Nov2007, p1
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the issue of immigration and national security in the U.S. Particular focus is given to the policies of the administration of President George W. Bush towards immigration and border security, including the authorization of a bill which would allow the construction of a fence along 700 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border. The author contends that these policies follow a traditionalist and militaristic view, and that the U.S. should welcome immigrants.


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