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The Dreamers: Youth Leadership and the Legacy of DACA

Hannah Gill

in The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: New Roots in the Old North State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646411
eISBN:
9781469646435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646411.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 6 describes the efforts of North Carolina’s “Dreamers,” young undocumented people who were part of a national social movement for immigrants’ rights and access to higher education. Dreamers ... More


Introduction and Historical Context

Marjorie S. Zatz and Nancy Rodriguez

in Dreams and Nightmares: Immigration Policy, Youth, and Families

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520283053
eISBN:
9780520958890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283053.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Throughout its history, the United States has wrestled with its immigration policy and practice. These debates play out on national and local stages in the form of moral panics about immigration and ... More


The health challenges facing children on the move

Susan Bissell and Jacqueline Bhabha

in The Health of Refugees: Public Health Perspectives from Crisis to Settlement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198814733
eISBN:
9780191852459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814733.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

An unprecedented number of young people are crossing borders; many more are ‘internally displaced’. This chapter explores the vulnerability and resilience of refugee children and adolescents. It ... More


Indigenous Assemblage and Queer Diasporas in the Work of Janice Gould

Lisa Tatonetti

in The Queerness of Native American Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692781
eISBN:
9781452949642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692781.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter studies Koyoonk’auwi Maidu writer Janice Gould’s three poetry collections—Beneath My Heart, Earthquake Weather, and Doubters and Dreamers—to consider how Gould’s writing moves toward a ... More


Sticking to the Script: The Battle over Representations

Sujatha Fernandes

in Curated Stories: The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618049
eISBN:
9780190618087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618049.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Culture

This chapter looks at how storytelling was used by mainstream immigrant rights groups to produce an aspiring class of upwardly mobile and self-reliant undocumented youth while defusing broader ... More


The Presidency Before Trump

Carlos A. Ball

in Principles Matter: The Constitution, Progressives, and the Trump Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197584484
eISBN:
9780197584514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197584484.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores how Congress, the courts, and we the people have permitted presidents for the last ninety years to accumulate an immense amount of power with few meaningful and effective ... More


Social Rights Beyond Borders: Return, Reintegration, and the 1.5 Generation

Alexandra Délano Alonso

in From Here and There: Diaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190688578
eISBN:
9780190688615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688578.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter examines variations in diaspora policies across generations and migration status, considering changes in migrants’ precarious status from the perspective of the DACA (Deferred Action for ... More


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