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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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18
Dec

Towards A Better Life: International Migrants Day

“We need to convert a dread of the unfamiliar ‘Other’ into empathy, solidarity, and a democratizing desire for cultural difference.” — Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, editor of Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World …

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11
Dec

Remembering Children’s Rights

In the spirit of Human Rights Day and in light of the treatment of unaccompanied and separated minor immigrants around the world, we share an excerpt by Jacqueline Bhabha from Humanitarianism and …

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04
Dec

A View from the Southern Border

By Abigail Leslie Andrews, author of Undocumented Politics: Place, Gender, and the Pathways of Mexican Migrants It was over a week ago when the U.S. Border Patrol fired tear gas at several …

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29
Nov

Walls That Wound

By Ieva Jusionyte, author of Threshold: Emergency Responders on the US-Mexico Border As news about migrant caravans traveling from Central America caught Washington’s attention last month, the government deployed over five thousand troops …

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13
Oct

Migration is a Form of Fighting Back

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we share an article by David Bacon, author of In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte. Bacon discusses how the history of …

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13
Aug

A Changed America

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 Ariel C. Armony, co-author with Alejandro Portes of The Global Edge: Miami …

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