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Insiders/Outsiders: Managing Immigration at the Border

Rachel St. John

in Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141541
eISBN:
9781400838639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141541.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the emergence of an immigration-control apparatus on the boundary line and how political and economic conditions influenced how and against whom the nation-states used it. As U.S. ... More


Introduction: Encounters with Illegality

Deborah A. Boehm and Susan J. Terrio

in Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479887798
eISBN:
9781479860418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479887798.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The book’s introduction outlines key themes and concepts of the volume. It describes how children and youth encounter, move through, or are outside of a range of legal processes, including border ... More


Immigration Courts

Susan J. Terrio

in Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479887798
eISBN:
9781479860418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479887798.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter draws on extended observations within federal immigration courts and interviews conducted with sitting and retired immigration judges both before and after the 2014 influx of ... More


Introduction: A Result of American Bases

Etsuko Takushi Crissey

in Okinawa's GI Brides: Their Lives in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824856489
eISBN:
9780824875619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856489.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

After World War II, the U.S. military built vast installations and imposed occupation rule until 1972. For all the post-war years Okinawans have lived next door to American bases. As one result, ... More


Youth on Their Own

Nina Rabin and Cecilia Menjívar

in Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479887798
eISBN:
9781479860418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479887798.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the experiences of youth with ties to Mexico who are living without their parents in the United States as a result of immigration enforcement. The authors analyze interviews ... More


Representing Unaccompanied Children

Wendy Young and Megan McKenna

in Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479887798
eISBN:
9781479860418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479887798.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The authors chronicle the long-term lack of due process for unaccompanied children in the U.S. immigration system. Current immigration law treats children as “little adults” with nominal recognition ... More


The New Turn in Chicano/Mexicano History: Integrating Religious Belief and Practice

David G. Gutiérrez

in Catholics in the American Century: Recasting Narratives of U.S. History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451409
eISBN:
9780801465642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451409.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter returns to the subject of immigration, from when the American Catholic century began. Senator Edward Kennedy led the reform of the nation's immigration laws. Latino Catholic immigrants, ... More


Mexico and the United States

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the conditions that favored the migration of large numbers of Mexicans to the United States in the first half of the twentieth century. The first wave of Mexican migrants to the ... More


Youth Activism

Carolina Valdivia

in Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479887798
eISBN:
9781479860418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479887798.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how “illegality” and immigration status exclude undocumented youth from participating in formal political acts, such as voting and running for office, and may prevent them from ... More


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