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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 52–71.
Published: 01 July 2013
... citizenship is an attempt to keep perceived threats away from the community. I illustrate that a suburban form of citizenship springs from a tension and uneasy synthesis between two competing conceptions of citizenship—one based on individual rights-claims and the other based on community membership and...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 79–85.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., the illegality of their immigration status, and these children's U.S. citizenship status have paved the way for an incalculable loss that is most palpable when pausing to observe their multifaceted alienation. The relationship between these children's citizenship status, family relationships, day to...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... sense of Latinidad, or cultural interconnected- ness between Latinos that surmounts differences in nation- ality and citizenship status.4 This essay showcases older and newer change of Mission murals, both of which comment on the simultaneous persistence and precarity of Latino artistic production on...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... our family here. My dad was a romantic idealist, liked to talk about world citizenship long before the transnational was a trend. While I may have set my sights beyond California, when I came back to LA and the San Francisco Bay Area, I thought that in order to really belong, I needed to study...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 88–93.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., which separate people from basic rights of citizenship. Yet what LAPD achieves is ultimately at human scale. The group brings back into view those who are most often forgotten (the disenfranchised, the impoverished, the mentally ill); the players make you feel what you might never oth- erwise know, even...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... inside the prison society. In the broader society, the struggle for equal citizenship for minorities, especially Blacks and Latinos in California, was taking on a more militant expression, especially after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For some on the radical left of the late 1960s...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... marketplace. In sharing in these religious and cross-cultural experiences, we become enmeshed in the complicated and vibrant diversity of California, up close and personal, as physical as the bodies we encounter there. These collective public celebrations imagine a new kind of citizenship in a way that can...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... citizenship and second, an interest in and respect for difference. People are different . . . and there is much to learn from our differences. . . .Because there are so many human possibil- ities worth exploring, we neither expect nor desire that every person or every society should converge on a single...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 54–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
... regulating student visas and immigration poli- cies that limit employment opportunities and paths to citizenship for foreign nationals who gain a doctorate could limit the success of EdHubs. We are hopeful that a national consensus on immigration reform seems to be forming around a policy framework found in...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 17–33.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Answering questions 27 and 28 was a lose-lose proposition; 27 addressed willingness to serve in the U.S. armed forces and 28 demanded unqualified allegiance to the U.S. These questions posed a serious dilemma for many families with mixed citizenship (for example, resident alien parents with children who...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 91–97.
Published: 01 October 2012
... authenticity through leisure, their legitimacy as true Americans with claims to citizenship was being shunned in the political realm. While Rudolpho s and other venues provided physical space for Latinos to stake their claims to rockabilly, the Internet provided a virtual world where those stakes could be...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 54–68.
Published: 01 November 2011
... unsanctioned migration.4 The series of civil disabili- ties that have been heaped on citizens convicted of felony charges since the 1970s, namely drug offenders, have gut- ted the substance of their citizenship rights. Today, accord- ing to legal scholar Juliet Stumpf, the status of an ex-felon strikingly...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 45–53.
Published: 01 November 2011
... deportation, fines, prison bars, and walls along the border. Supporters of undocumented workers want amnesty and a clear path to US citizenship for laborers who make a valuable contribu- tion to the California economy. Neither side delves deeply into the history of migra- tion between the United States and...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 88–92.
Published: 01 November 2011
... violence, as Anglos sought to drive Mexican, Chilean, and other foreign families from mining country through such measures as the Foreign Miners Tax of 1850. By sanctioning white supremacy, such laws eroded the land claims and citizenship rights of racialized others who were recast as illegal aliens...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 31–44.
Published: 01 November 2011
... to create a pathway to citizenship for the more than eleven million undocumented immigrants in this country. The proposed bill included the usual expenditures on bor- der security including a controversial biometric system to track immigrants but it was the talk of a new guest worker program that...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 44–56.
Published: 01 August 2011
.... (And yes, his sound effects and laugh tracks accompanied him to New Mexico.) Both El Cucuy and El Piolín are quite frank about their legal journeys to US citizenship and reassure listeners that despite having a US passport, they are no less patriotic toward Mexico or Central America. For instance, El...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 67–71.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Jewish Iraqi cultural citizenship Los Angeles folk music boom | FA L L 2 011 67 Boom: The Journal of California, Vol. 1, Number 3, pps 67 71. ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for per...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 80–87.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the maltreat- ment and second-class citizenship we suffered as isolated everyday cyclists deserved a robust response; and if nothing else, by gathering and riding en masse, we would make our presence felt as it hadn t been felt before. It was obvious that if any formal organization took respon...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 10–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
... passing has galvanized the movement they left behind. The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act proposes to grant United States citizenship to undocumented students or those who entered the country while still children.1 It was first introduced in Congress in 2001 under another...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 43–58.
Published: 01 May 2011