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Introduction

Kevin Escudero

in Organizing While Undocumented: Immigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803194
eISBN:
9781479877812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803194.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The introduction provides an overview of the immigrant rights movement and the emergence of a prominent contingent of undocumented immigrant youth at its forefront. These youth have strategically and ... More


Formerly Undocumented Activists: Complicating the Divide between Directly Affected Movement Participant and Ally

Kevin Escudero

in Organizing While Undocumented: Immigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803194
eISBN:
9781479877812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803194.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter profiles the experiences of a group of individuals whose experiences are not often discussed within the literature on undocumented migration: formerly undocumented individuals. Focusing ... More


Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter opens the discussion of exclusion by addressing public and private efforts to exclude undocumented Latino/a immigrants from local housing and from crossing ranchland in the southwestern ... More


Bound in Tension: Mexican Americans, Braceros, and Undocumented Migrants, 1947–1960

Lori A. Flores

in Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the attitudes of Mexican Americans toward braceros and “wetbacks” in the Salinas Valley during the period 1947–1960, with particular emphasis on how the tension between them ... More


Strategic Framing and Municipal ID Cards

Els de Graauw

in Making Immigrant Rights Real: Nonprofits and the Politics of Integration in San Francisco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700187
eISBN:
9781501703492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700187.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores nonprofits' strategic issue framing to enact the Municipal ID Ordinance that allows San Francisco to issue identification cards to undocumented immigrants. In the face of ... More


Paddy and Paddiette Go to Washington: Race and Transnational Immigration Politics

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter follows the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform (ILIR), which organized in December 2005 to “legalize the Irish,” maintaining that calls for a zero tolerance approach to immigration at ... More


Expanding 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/9781469643311.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter concerns Fr. Olivares’s expansion of public sanctuary to include Mexican undocumented immigrants. He did this not only because the undocumented were also in great need of protection and ... More


Conclusion

Kevin Escudero

in Organizing While Undocumented: Immigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803194
eISBN:
9781479877812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803194.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book concludes with an analysis of how the Identity Mobilization Model and its illustration of movement activists’ efforts to leverage the use of an intersectional movement identity continue to ... More


Overcoming Fear

Abigail C. Saguy

in Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190931650
eISBN:
9780190931698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931650.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how the undocumented immigrant youth movement has evoked “coming out as undocumented and unafraid” to mobilize fearful constituents. It discusses the local and state-level ... 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


Perceptions of Disruption: Media Representations and Medical Staffs’ Perceptions of Undocumented Immigrants’ Impact on Healthcare Services in Post–SB 1070 Arizona

Jonathan Maupin

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Anti-immigrant discourses persistently construct images of undocumented immigrants as a disruptive force in almost every aspect of American society. Yet, the extent to which these discourses reflect ... More


Organizing While Undocumented: Immigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Kevin Escudero

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803194
eISBN:
9781479877812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803194.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Undocumented immigrants in the United States who take part in social movement activism do so at great risk: the threat of deportation. Despite this risk, undocumented immigrant youth have been at the ... More


Transborder Violence and Undocumented Youth: Extending Cultural-Historical Analysis to Transnational Immigration Studies

Jocelyn Solis

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter illustrates how cultural-historical theory is a potentially integrative means of analysis in the study of transnational immigration and youth violence. It identifies another negative ... More


Religious Culture and Immigrant Civic Participation

Juan R. Martinez

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Juan R. Martinez’s chapter argues that religious institutions today offer unique resources that encourage civic participation among non-citizens. Drawing on five years of ethnographic fieldwork, the ... More


Learning the Story for Myself: Growing Up Undocumented

Sarah C. Bishop

in Undocumented Storytellers: Narrating the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917159
eISBN:
9780190917197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917159.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter chronicles the ways young undocumented immigrants uncover their lack of legal status experientially—through interactions with parents and others, in attempts to pursue rites of passage ... More


Immigration’s Effects on State and Local Economies

Ediberto Román and Michael A. Olivas

in Those Damned Immigrants: America's Hysteria over Undocumented Immigration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776575
eISBN:
9780814776582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776575.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the effects of undocumented immigration on local and state economies as well as the objections to immigration often made at the state or local level. It first reviews studies on ... More


Becoming Allies in Eradicating Long-Standing Legal Barriers

Ana Nobleza Siscar and Sahng-Ah Yoo

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/9780823276165.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter provides a streamlined account of the laws and policies most relevant to undocumented students in higher education. It begins by first contextualizing the legal discussion on educational ... More


Undocumented Students, College Education, and Life Beyond

Stephen H. Legomsky

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the exclusion of undocumented immigrant children from post-secondary education in the United States. It explores legal barriers, including financial aid ineligibility and ... More


Policing an Internal Border: Constructing Criminal Aliens and Exclusive Citizenship

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Within the context of global trade and migration to cities in the 1980s, the department remobilized to expand its discretionary authority to combat the growing number of undocumented migrants. Hoping ... More


Empirical Data on Immigration

Ediberto Román and Michael A. Olivas

in Those Damned Immigrants: America's Hysteria over Undocumented Immigration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776575
eISBN:
9780814776582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776575.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter presents empirical data to address the range of allegations against undocumented immigrants; for example, they drain the national economy. The data come from various sources, including ... More


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