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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and solidarity. The report also discusses the challenges facing its organizational structures and campaigns, including its Worker Committees, a decision-making body composed mainly of immigrant workers; Sanctuary in the Streets, a rapid response network against workplace abuse, the deportation apparatus...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2001
... long sentences as a result of the "war on drugs." Many of these women face deportation upon conclusion of their prison sentence. As a consequence of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant 18 ANGELA Y. DAVIS AND CASSANDRA SHAYLOR Responsibility Act of 1996, immigrants who have criminal convictions...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... prisons, for example, approximately 30% of prisoners are foreign nationals (Federal Bureau of Prisons 2001 ), many of whom are in prison for extremely long sentences as a result of the “war on drugs.” Many of these women face deportation upon conclusion of their prison sentence. As a consequence...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 177–185.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... Her deportation order was the result of a dispute within the women's movement over control of a women's studies center she had helped start; a well-connected woman on the other side of the dispute had gone to the government for help. In the months that followed, McFadden was targeted as an extremist...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 298–301.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., deportation, even extermination. While the liberal-corporate media have displayed some finesse in making Muslims into the demonic other and in excluding feminist and anti-racist voices, fundamentalist America-Jerry Falwell and his ilk-added feminists, pagans, gays, and lesbians to the list. Despite later...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 491–503.
Published: 01 October 2021
... calling the police for help because they might arrest, deport, or even shoot them or their family members when they show up. As Nawal Ammar’s preliminary study illustrates, Muslim women indicated that protecting their spouse is one reason why they may avoid calling the police (Ammar et al. 2014 ). And we...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
...” by Altagracia Jean Joseph, “ El mejor regalo es ser mujer y sobre todo mujer negra .” Joseph is a prominent feminist and human rights activist in the Dominican Republic, where several hundred thousand Dominicans of Haitian descent have been informally and formally deported and denationalized through a series...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 401–426.
Published: 01 October 2020
... in this excerpt is therefore a reminder of the routine violence committed against Haitians and Black Dominicans historically, as well as an acknowledgment that this violence is ongoing at the time of the novel’s publication. 16 In particular it points to the mass deportation of more than one hundred thousand...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the anti-immigration backlash, arguing that this issue is not within their mandate, even though many immigrant women do not report abuse for fear of deportation. This narrow approach toward working against violence is problematic because it is impossible to seriously address sexual and domestic violence...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 414–442.
Published: 01 October 2021
... sentences for individuals who kill US Muslims, it is not possible for justice to be served given that the criminal justice system subjects Muslims to surveillance, deportation, bans, and bombs. In what follows, I begin by providing a brief overview of the development of hate crime laws in the United States...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... (and deportation) of poor men of color, not a decline in the number of women who are assaulted (Wittner 1998;Sen 1999; Richie 2000). In addition, despite the criminalization of queers, a population historically definedas sex offenders, national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) organizations have...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... status and risk deportation (Abraham 2000). For women dependent on their spouses' sponsorship, immigration laws require only the women to prove their "good faith" with regard to the marriage, while the men's motives behind the marriage are not questioned (Bhattacharjee 1997). In addition...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 September 2001
... illegally in under-paid and often menial jobs in constant fear of police, intimidation by immigration officials, and the threat of deportation. The antiimmigrant bashing and xenophobia in California and throughout the U.S. come to mind during the title sequence of the film where man-onthe-street interviews...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 December 2016
... matter intersectionally-as female, queer, trans, poor, and disproportionately segregated." (Hutchinson 2015, 23) Also, intersectionality has been critical to highlighting connections between diverse issues, such as mass incarceration and mass deportation within the movement (Asoka 2015, 59). As a concept...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 396–413.
Published: 01 October 2021
...” and bring them into the fold of socialist modernity. Throughout the Soviet era, minority populations were treated as comrades and brothers, but also as internal others and enemies of the nation (e.g., see Tlostanova 2014 on Circassians). The latter notions fueled the violent suppression and deportations...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 157–200.
Published: 01 September 2004
... for artistic creation. Her ostensible mobility, however, is forever haunted by the reality of her forced flight across the United States: the constant threat of the officer's efforts to hunt her down, to mark her as an illegal alien, and to deport her. As Gianna Quach points out, Peach's farcical tone belies...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
... liberation and communist organizing, Jones had a major impact, as a journalist and activist, on anticolonial, antiracist, feminist, and workers’ justice movements in the Caribbean, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Arrested during the McCarthy era, sentenced to federal prison, and later deported...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 124–140.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., the occupation and deportations, the personal disasters, living in hiding, the flights from danger, and the murder of my grandparents that marked my childhood-in sum, the persecution of the Jews-left me uprooted, disarmed and ignorant of my place in the world [translation my own]" (Basch 1994, II-12...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 22–40.
Published: 01 March 2007
... is not a sexual and domestic violence issue. However, as this backlash intensifies, argues Smith, many immigrant women refuse to report mistreatment for fear of deportation (2000). This approach to working against violence remains problematic, since domestic and sexual violence within communities of color cannot...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 28–49.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the McCarthy era, sentenced to federal prison, and later deported, she moved to England, where she was offered residency on humanitarian grounds (Davies 2008). 2. As I discuss later, accounts ofTubman's Underground Railroad work generally avoid reference to, much less examination of, the fact that her actions...