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Becoming Allies in Eradicating Long-Standing Legal Barriers

Ana Nobleza Siscar and Sahng-Ah Yoo

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276165
eISBN:
9780823277186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276165.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter provides a streamlined account of the laws and policies most relevant to undocumented students in higher education. It begins by first contextualizing the legal discussion on educational ... More


The Nationalization of American Migration Policies and the Visible Hand of the Shipping Lobby

Torsten Feys

in The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the role of the shipping lobby in shaping American laws that regulated migrant transport, particularly the laws that opposed and attempted to suppress immigration. It seeks to ... More


Razas no gratas” and the Color Bar at the Border

Julian Lim

in Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635491
eISBN:
9781469635507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635491.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the hardening of the border during the 1920s and 1930s, and the more expansive racially restrictive immigration regimes that developed from both sides of the border. As the ... More


“Hunting for Chinamen”

Julian Lim

in Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635491
eISBN:
9781469635507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635491.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Through a close, on-the-ground reading of U.S. immigration records and newspaper accounts, this chapter shows how Chinese immigrants repeatedly improvised new cross-racial strategies to gain entry ... More


Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Julian Lim

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635491
eISBN:
9781469635507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635491.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

With the railroad’s arrival in the late nineteenth century, immigrants of all colors rushed to the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, transforming the region into a booming international hub of economic and ... More


The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Bruno Perreau

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Politics of Adoption argues that adoption is not a mere family question. It conveys a model of citizenship. Policies, jurisprudence, and social work define an ideal image of parenthood in the ... More


Corps Sans Titre: ‘Fleshiness’ and Afropean Identity in Bessora’s 53 cm

John Nimis

in Francophone Afropean Literatures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380345
eISBN:
9781781387184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380345.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

One of the functions of literature is to convey a lived, embodied experience, to give others the possibility to empathize. Bessora's novel 53 cm portrays the complexities and absurdities of a process ... More


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