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Regarding Family: New Actors in the Chicago Protests

Amalia Pallares and Nilda Flores-González

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In spring 2006, immigrants and their supporters staged the largest mass mobilizations in Chicago’s history. This chapter examines the participation of new actors who united their voices with more ... More


Legislative Inaction and Executive Action: Mixed Status Families, the Dreamer Movement, and DACA

Marjorie S. Zatz and Nancy Rodriguez

in Dreams and Nightmares: Immigration Policy, Youth, and Families

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520283053
eISBN:
9780520958890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283053.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

From the perspective of immigrant advocates, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has been the high point of the Obama administration. By providing protection against the threat of ... More


Focusing on Families

Grace Yukich

in One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199988662
eISBN:
9780199346318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988662.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While the New Sanctuary Movement claimed to seek change for all immigrants, they only offered sanctuary to mixed-status immigrant families, in which some family members had legal status while others ... More


What Part of “Illegal” Don’t You Understand?

Dianne Solís

in Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267176
eISBN:
9780520950207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267176.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter suggests that it is not easy to answer the question “What Part of ‘Illegal’ Don't You Understand?” Immigration law is increasingly intertwined with criminal law to the point of creating ... More


Children of Immigrants in the United States: Barriers and Paths to Integration and Well-Being

Mary C. Waters

in Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter reviews what is known about how the children of immigrants to the United States are integrating. Overall the second generation is integrating with natives, showing a great deal of ... More


Illegality and Children’s Power in Families

Joanna Dreby

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/9781479887798.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on how regimes of illegality shape children’s power within families, specifically in their relationships with parents and siblings. It explores how unauthorized migration alters ... More


No Child Left Behind? US Immigration and Divided Families

Guillermina Jasso and Mark R. Rosenzweig

in Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198729624
eISBN:
9780191796463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729624.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

It is a great irony that US immigration law, whose cornerstone is family reunification, should divide so many families. Yet little is known about the mechanisms by which parents get green cards and ... More


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