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Family “Reunification”

Deborah A. Boehm

in Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789834
eISBN:
9780814789858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789834.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the notion of “family reunification”—an underlying principle of U.S. immigration policy—to understand state actions and how the state penetrates family life. For example, ... More


Undocumented and in College: Students and Institutions in a Climate of National Hostility

Terry-Ann Jones

Laura Nichols (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276165
eISBN:
9780823277186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276165.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The current daily experiences of undocumented students as they navigate the processes of entering and then thriving in Jesuit colleges are explored in this book alongside an investigation of the ... More


Here–Not Here

Deborah A. Boehm

in Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789834
eISBN:
9780814789858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789834.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on categorization by the U.S. state, emphasizing how U.S. immigration policies and practices create a form of contingent citizenship—a concept that, while applicable to all ... More


They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields: Illness, Injury, and Illegality Among U.S. Farmworkers

Sarah Bronwen Horton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283268
eISBN:
9780520962545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283268.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields takes the reader on an ethnographic tour of the melon and corn harvesting fields in California’s Central Valley to understand why farmworkers die at work each ... More


Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Deborah A. Boehm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789834
eISBN:
9780814789858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789834.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In her research with transnational Mexicans, the author has often asked individuals: if there were no barriers to your movement between Mexico and the United States, where would you choose to live? ... More


Introduction

Frans J. Schryer

in They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter provides paints a picture of undocumented migrants from the Alto Balsas region in the Mexican state of Guerrero. The book focuses on this part of Mexico because the ... More


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