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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
... 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 (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... labor force.3 Before 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...
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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
... discourses of sanctuary and the space 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 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 (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... their beers. Except 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...
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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
... suburban areas. La parada many potential was one of the many sites that have become 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Naturalization 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
... undocumented Latina/o immigrants. When workers’ rights are violated by the corporations who hire them, they turn to the state for compensation and justice, regardless of their citizenship status, naturalizing US sovereignty and unwittingly supporting Indigenous dispossession. Hence, examining economies of...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 1–5.
Published: 01 December 2001
...- rary” or “undocumented” workers—neither citizens nor immigrants. Their identity is quite separate from both their domicile and their source of sus- tenance, and they are guaranteed equitable treatment not by sovereign states, but through...
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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...