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Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Kim Voss (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

From Alaska to Florida, millions of immigrants and their supporters took to the streets across the United States to rally for immigrant rights in the spring of 2006. The scope and size of their ... More


Political Variety and Electoral Efficacy of Immigrant Nonprofit Organizations

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the objectives of this book as well as the theoretical approach it undertakes. Against the backdrop of the 2012 U.S. elections, the press and political pundits were ... More


Foundations and Funding

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter places immigrant organizations into the complex, quasi-federated web of funding and grants. Immigrant-serving nonprofit organizations work at the grass roots, providing direct services ... More


Resolviendo: How September 11 Tested and Transformed a New York City Mexican Immigrant Organization

Alyshia Gálvez

in Politics and Partnerships: The Role of Voluntary Associations in America's Political Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226109961
eISBN:
9780226109985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109985.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter analyzes the role filled by Asociación Tepeyac de New York after September 11, 2001, and the ways that its success in filling a void in services for immigrant victims of the World Trade ... More


“You Don’t Vote, You Don’t Count”

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the 2012 primary contests and general election campaigns in many parts of the country, in the wake of controversial 2010 congressional redistricting. In some cases, immigrants ... More


Compassion Protocol: Legalizing Diseased Undocumented Immigrants

Didier Fassin

in Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520271166
eISBN:
9780520950481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271166.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the development and implementation of French law that automatically granted residence rights to any immigrant who is habitually resident in France and suffers from a serious ... More


Conclusion: Integration Policies and Their Results

Alejandro Portes, Rosa Aparicio, and William Haller

in Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286290
eISBN:
9780520961579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286290.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter reviews the effects of the Spanish model of immigrant integration on the adaptation of the second generation, presents the results of a survey of twenty-five leaders of ... More


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