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Nepantla

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

in All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After a decade of nomadism, the author returns home to her native South Texas and discovers her homeland has turned into a death valley in her absence, poisoned by petrochemical industries, ravaged ... More


Borderlands Solidarity

Daniel Ramírez

in Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624068
eISBN:
9781469624082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624068.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The subaltern Pentecostal response to macro events represents a prescient case of "transnationalism from below." In 1945 Pentecostal repatriates joined their counterparts in ratifying charter ... More


The Agents

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

in All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author spends a day at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint in Falfurrias, Texas. Located 90 miles north of the border, it is one of the busiest checkpoints in the U.S., with about ... More


The Wall

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

in All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The most inane obstacle that undocumented immigrants face upon reaching U.S. soil is the 670-mile border wall that Congress erected after passing the 2006 Secure Border Fence Act. The author ... More


The Chokepoint

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

in All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The year 2012 broke all records when tiny Brooks County in South Texas recovered the bodies of 129 undocumented immigrants found somewhere along its 942 square miles of ranches and roads. Lead ... More


The Woman in the Woods

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

in All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this chapter, the author reconstructs the dead immigrant woman’s probable journey upon crossing the U.S. borderline, starting with a stash house that recently got busted for holding 115 immigrants ... More


Introduction: We Gotta Get on This Immigration Issue

Jimmy Patiño

in Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in the San Diego

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635569
eISBN:
9781469635576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635569.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter introduces the main ideas, people and preceding history of the deportation regime, Mexican American activism, and outline of the book chapters. It explains what led the small print shop ... More


Introduction: Chronicles of an Accidental Death

Keith Wailoo, Julie Livingston, and Peter Guarnaccia

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.3
Subject:
History, Social History

Jesica Santillan's case is an example of a grave and unprecedented error in the conduct of patient care. Jesica's death resulted from a simple but tragic mistake of donor-recipient mismatch in organ ... More


Introduction: Mapping the Issues at the Heart of Change in North Carolina and the Southeast

Hannah Gill

in The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834282
eISBN:
9781469603926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899380_gill.4
Subject:
History, Latin American History

On April 20, 2006, Latinos in North Carolina joined thousands of people in an organized march to show support for comprehensive immigration reform being considered in Congress. When federal ... More


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