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27
May

Pathways to Hometown Change

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Boston. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2019 By Abigail Leslie Andrews, author of Undocumented Politics: Place, Gender, and the …

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15
Jan

Dispelling Myths of Immigrants at the Border

In an interview with Minnesota Public Radio on dispelling myths about immigration and the border, Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco is asked about President Trump’s case for the border wall and whether Trump’s characterization of immigrants …

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12
Aug

Feeling Race when Race does not “Exist”

This guest post is published as part of our Scholar-Activist series related to the American Sociological Association conference from August 11 – 14 in Philadelphia. #ASA18 #ScholarActivist By Jean Beaman, author of Citizen Outsider: Children …

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14
Jul

The Zombie Guest Worker Bill

This piece, which was originally published on July 2, 2018, is reposted with permission from the author.  By David Bacon, author of In the Fields of the North / En los campos …

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09
Jul

America Defines Latinos

What are the social consequences of anti-immigrant rhetoric? Do racist words translate into violence against immigrants? Does this rhetoric discourage immigrants from participating in civic life, interacting with law enforcement, or obtaining needed …

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20
Jun

Fears of Family Separation

By Joanna Dreby, author of Everyday Illegal: When Policies Undermine Immigrant Families I share in the collective horror at reports about the Trump Administration’s newest administrative policy at the U.S. Mexican border: …

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14
Aug

France’s Other State of Emergency

This guest post is published as part of a series related to the American Sociological Association conference from August 12 – 15 in Montreal, Quebec. #ASA17 By Jean Beaman, author of Citizen Outsider: Children of North African …

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13
Mar

Tell The Children Not To Be Afraid

By Joanna Dreby, author of Everyday Illegal: When Policies Undermine Immigrant Families Over the past eight years of the Obama administration, there has been a record high number of deportations, more than …

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28
Oct

An Immigrant’s Identity

The upcoming presidential election has once again brought immigration issues to the forefront of national discussion. From Donald Trump’s border wall to the near-daily stories we hear of racial profiling, candidates and citizens …

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