Immigration

March 26, 2021
Ninaj Raoul

Migrant exoduses from Haiti illuminate how authoritarianism, globalization, and anti-Blackness shape mobility in the Americas and U.S. border policy, regardless of the government in power.

September 1, 2020
James Biles and Alejandro Andrade

A study by the Center for In Situ Policy Research details the health, economic, and social impacts of Covid-19 among Latin American immigrants in New York.

June 5, 2020
Jacquelyn Kovarik

In his new book, John Washington chronicles the tragic reality of asylum in the United States. 

March 30, 2020

By defining violence narrowly, the asylum system—and human rights organizations that uphold it—legitimates deporting people back to face everyday injustices. The pandemic only further illuminates this inhumanity. 

March 26, 2020
Jorge E. Cuéllar

In the age of COVID-19, anything other than ending deportations is a high-risk, potentially disastrous move.

February 25, 2020
Sarah Fouts and Deniz Daser

The October collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel building project in New Orleans demonstrates the city's willingness to ignore widespread labor precarity. 

January 8, 2020
Ben Terrall

In their new books, two veteran journalists detail the U.S. role in the national—and global—rise and fortification of borders.

September 13, 2019

In his new book The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez, Aaron Bobrow-Strain captures why true border stories defy simplicity. 

July 9, 2019
Filiberto Nolasco Gomez

Worthington, Minnesota, home to a major meatpacking plant with a majority immigrant workforce, is a microcosm of an expanding border regime where a power struggle unfolds between longtime residents and newcomers.

June 26, 2019
Javier Porras Madero

Heide Castañeda’s Borders of Belonging: Struggle and Solidarity in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families offers an intimate look at the impacts of immigration policies and border policing not just on undocumented people, but on their entire families.

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