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The WPA and the (Short-Lived) Triumph of Nativism

Cybelle Fox

in Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152233
eISBN:
9781400842582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152233.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the subsequent battle over citizenship and legal status restrictions in the Works Progress Administration (WPA), and the local implementation of those restrictions. When the ... More


Hunting Illegals

Grégoire Chamayou and Steven Rendall

in Manhunts: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151656
eISBN:
9781400842254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151656.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the hunt for illegals. It begins by considering stateless people, whose legal exclusion is no longer presented as punishment for a crime, but as a status, directly connected ... More


Declaring Sanctuary

Mario T. García

in Father Luis Olivares a Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643311
eISBN:
9781469643335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643311.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the formal declaration of public sanctuary at La Placita Church by Fr. Olivares. In step with the national sanctuary movement in the country, Fr. Olivares believed that after ... More


Punishing Immigrants: Policy, Politics, and Injustice

Charis E. Kubrin, Marjorie S. Zatz, and Ramiro Martínez (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749029
eISBN:
9780814749043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749029.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Arizona's controversial new immigration bill is just the latest of many steps in the new criminalization of immigrants. While many cite the presumed criminality of illegal aliens as an excuse for ... More


The Stone

Rihan Yeh

in Passing: Two Publics in a Mexican Border City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226511887
eISBN:
9780226512075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512075.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Mrs. E begins her life history of migration by evoking the hearsay public. In doing so, she collapses the difference between her own story of irremediable personal loss and that of the “illegal ... More


Theoretical and Conceptual Considerations for the Study of Undocumented College Students

Terry-Ann Jones

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/9780823276165.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter reviews the major theoretical approaches to international migration and considers their use as a tool to explain the dynamics surrounding the migration processes, meanings of ... More


The Chokepoint

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

in All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The year 2012 broke all records when tiny Brooks County in South Texas recovered the bodies of 129 undocumented immigrants found somewhere along its 942 square miles of ranches and roads. Lead ... More


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