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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Alicia Schmidt Camacho This essay argues that the failures of U.S. immigration enforcement institutions functioned as a strategic policy from 2003 to 2010, when the undocumented population in the United States reached an unprecedented twelve million people. The author examines how the so-called...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sujatha Fernandes This article focuses on the use of narratives and personal storytelling in the New York Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights campaign. I argue that while stories told to the media and at the legislature helped bring mostly undocumented domestic workers a sense of visibility and...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
... unconcealing the existence of a negative territoriality and community of migrants, without which this border ceases to be. I therefore read Urrea’s narrative as tracing the “bare life” that serves as the border’s originary sphere of indistinction between “legal” statuses (documented/undocumented...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... 2010 PostSecret card created by an “illegal” person. These cultural forms of migrant suffering render visible the centrality of affect and racial performativity to the undocumented student and migrant rights movements. The author argues that the brown feelings of migrant persons do not just refute the...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Alyshia Gálvez Duke University Press 2006 La Virgen Meets Eliot Spitzer Articul ating l A bor Rights for Me xic an Immigr ants “We’re being taken advantage of. We’re not being respected. If you’re Alyshia Gálvez undocumented, you have no rights.”1...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Free Trade Agree- ment), the U.S. and Mexican governments promoted the agreement as a remedy for Mexico-U.S. undocumented immigration. It was expected that NAFTA would create jobs that would keep Mexicans home. However...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... factors have contributed to this tendency. The legalization migrants, or of large numbers of undocumented workers under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) in the late 1980s established sojourners, is a social network of individuals who helped others enter and live in...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... constitutes a way of resolving a difficulty posed by Ursula Biemann in her account of her video artwork Sahara Chronicle, which attempts to visual- ize the process of illegalized migration from Africa to Europe. Biemann notes that undocumented workers must, necessarily, achieve certain kinds of...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... southern Arizona, where layered histories such as the fights for sanctuary, DREAMers, and the undocumented are preceded by the war against ethnic studies, preceded by border expansionism, preceded by settler wars (by Spanish, Mexican, and US aggressors) against the Apache and other native groups. What kind...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
...- ers, all undocumented immigrants, have been handed their last week’s pay and asked not to come back — so they are careful not to complain. Gabriel makes $350 a week, Lupe makes $300. This is good money, they insist: with it they can wire a few hundred dollars home each month...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... smirks, those at the cruises down first two tables seem to ignore these undocumented subjects, who likewise seem to frequent the place. The blond couple moves to their SUV. the street. A few Roman, Margarita, and Victor, all of Barrio Libre (Free ’Hood), stand...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
... campaign the town of the to rid the town of the undocumented. The effort included harassment and verbal abuse of workers and contractors at the pick-up sites, photographing undocumented. license plates of contractors and others hiring the workers, filming worker pick-ups, and physical interference...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
... street-corner billboards for ready labor. The growth in day labor also provides a highly visible image employers driving of undocumented immigration, a distinctive proportion of this labor pool in the United States. The public, particularly local community members, by in search of were often...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Service, a third- generation Mexican American is indistinguishable from an undocumented person who recently crossed the border, just as a third-generation Chinese American and the recent immigrant from Taiwan are perceived the same. For African Americans profiled by law enforcement, there is no...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... quiet but vindicated acknowledgment such objects always gave him. He instantly wanted to imagine the pillow talk — the undocumented theory — made between them. It was not something that needed to be uncovered but assumed. This perpetual assumption, a vital component for teaching his students how...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... To make that violently acquired land profitable, corporations employ exploitable (sometimes treated as disposable) workers of color, who are either purportedly protected by the US state, such as working-class African Americans, or not eligible to work legally, such as undocumented Latina/o immigrants...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 1–5.
Published: 01 December 2001
... capitalist class and the salariat, those affected by the division of labor in manufacturing and agriculture seek rights to communication in the new media. Of course, many migrant workers around the world are “tempo- rary” or “undocumented...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the clash that occurs between the queers who show up for the party night and the mostly Latino and Latin American transgen- der women and sex workers who are there every other night. Ironically, as “Wildness” takes off and becomes successful, the (often undocumented) transgender women of color...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
... undocumented status became an immediate disincentive to report domestic violence. In other words, instead of being empowered, immi- grant women had to decide between stopping a partner’s abuse/violence and the potential deportation of a...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
... and women in the United States are undocumented.59 Since 9/11, Filipinos have been targets of arrests and deportation. In 2002 the The Filipina’s Breast 105 Department of Homeland Security deported 713 Filipinos...