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22
Mar

From a Trickle to a Torrent

This guest post is published around the Association for Asian Studies conference in Denver, occurring March 21-24, 2019. #AAS2019 by Geoff Childs, co-author of From a Trickle to a Torrent: Education, Migration, and Social Change in …

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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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27
Nov

Asylum Seekers: Lives in Transit

The recent tear gassing of Central American asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border serves as a stark reminder to us all of the reasons for why people seek asylum in the first …

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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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11
Aug

Strategies of Belonging

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 as well as the Social Science History Association conference from November …

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21
Oct

Border Crossers: First Came the Americans

adapted from Home Bound: Filipino American Lives across Cultures, Communities, and Countries by Yen Le Espiritu October is Filipino-American History Month, commemorating the landing of “Luzones Indios” at what is now Morro Bay, California …

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