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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


Gendered Asylum: Race and Violence in U.S. Law and Politics

Sara L. McKinnon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040450
eISBN:
9780252098888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040450.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Women filing gender-based asylum claims have long faced skepticism and outright rejection within the U.S. immigration system. Despite erratic progress, the United States still fails to recognize ... More


Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community

Roberta Villalon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788233
eISBN:
9780814788424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788233.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Caught between violent partners and the bureaucratic complications of the U.S. Immigration system, many immigrant women are particularly vulnerable to abuse. For two years, the author volunteered at ... More


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