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Published: 01 June 2022
Figure 2. Julio Salgado, Queer, Undocumented and Unafraid (2012). Figure 2. Julio Salgado, Queer, Undocumented and Unafraid (2012). More
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Social Text (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 (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 69–92.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Figure 2. Julio Salgado, Queer, Undocumented and Unafraid (2012). Figure 2. Julio Salgado, Queer, Undocumented and Unafraid (2012). ...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
... 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), territorialities (dweller...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to a 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...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... If you’re Alyshia Gálvez undocumented, you have no rights.”1 This is a common refrain among undocumented Mexican immigrants and often signals the start of a strug- gle against exploitative employers or landlords.2 Indeed, it would seem that undocumented immigrants do not enjoy many rights...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the passage of NAFTA (North America 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...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and is consistent short-term with growth in the propensity of Mexicans to settle in the United States.11 A variety of factors have contributed to this tendency. The legalization migrants, or of large numbers of undocumented workers...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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 invisibility in order...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of 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 (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... at their workers. Lupe and Gabriel have watched as several fellow work- 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...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... for occasional glances and a few 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...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 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 aware of the locations...
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Social Text (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 (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... The wall, therefore, is not just about undocumented immigration from Mexico and Latin America, even though Trump’s campaign relied on representing it as if it was only this. I use the example of the wall to highlight how we need a relational analysis to examine national promises (like “restoring” civil...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
... 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 confusion as to their birthright...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 77–103.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of organizers in Fort Wayne, Indiana were trying to figure out how to bridge the divide between white workers and undocumented Latino workers. . . . They were doing their best to create a model for the rest of labor as the old model crumbled around them. The Workers’ Project exists to organize the broader...
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Social Text (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 (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 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 to read and live, offers a space to imagine, everywhere and anywhere...