Category: Immigration and Migration Studies

A Vital Response to the Travel Ban Travesty

A Vital Response to the Travel Ban Travesty

—Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia and Mahsa Khanbabai
This morning, a group of leaders in Congress introduced the NO BAN Act. Two immigration attorneys on why this is a vital response to the travel ban travesty.

Mobilizing Threat

Mobilizing Threat

—Greg Prieto
Avoidance and isolation offer immigrants short term protection from the reach of law enforcement, but also form a barrier to participation in the form of agency that is most likely to deliver long term relief: social movement organizing.

The long history of separating immigrant families

The long history of separating immigrant families

—Deborah A. Boehm and Susan Terrio
In recent weeks, the crisis of separated families has dominated the news. But the current crisis has been unfolding for decades, part of a long history of separation and suffering that immigrant children and families have experienced because of US immigration policies and practices.

Obituary Bias

José Ramón Sánchez , author of Boricua Power, wrote a great article a couple weeks ago about the NYTimes ignoring Latinos in its year-end round up of deaths. Read the… READ MORE