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Boom. 2014; 4186–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.86
Published: 01 March 2014
...Michael Dear Michael Dear examines the history of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, from the first commission formed to map and delineate the physical border to the border fences constructed in recent decades as a response to illegal immigration and fears of terror threats. He considers this place in...
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Boom. 2011; 1445–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.45
Published: 01 November 2011
...Albert Hurtado Immigrants, whether characterized as "illegal aliens" or "undocumented workers," have been a constant feature of California history from its beginning. This essay looks at immigration controversies during the Mexican era. Hurtado finds striking parallels with todays immigration...
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Boom. 2012; 2379–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.79
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. 2012; 2345–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.45
Published: 01 October 2012
... in gold country, where did they come from, and what were they worth? The press sent reporters to find out and residents imagined the town reviving with tourist revenue. Then the Bureau of Land Management got involved: the heads may have been archaeological artifacts removed illegally from federal...
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Boom. 2016; 6124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.24
Published: 01 March 2016
... regulate construction and land use coalesced, many of the well-intentioned early reformers who sought to improve the conditions of working people were pushed to the sidelines as the drive for zoning became more about excluding people, namely immigrants and African Americans.2 California cities had long...
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Boom. 2014; 4386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.86
Published: 01 September 2014
... Angeles immigrant communities pierrette hondagneu-sotelo Paradise Transplanted Paradise lost? C omadre, tanto tiempo! . . . Comadre, it s been a long time It s themonthly Saturday morning cleanup at the community garden, and it sa happy and unexpected reunion when Susana and Elvia spot Bertila. The...
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Boom. 2014; 4162–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.62
Published: 01 March 2014
... University of California 2014 DREAM Act UC Berkeley undocumented students immigration Robert Birgenau jim hinch Illegally Brilliant A California dreamer at Berkeley L inda Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant from Oaxaca, Mexico, does not liketo be late. But on this spring morning she was late...
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Boom. 2013; 3117–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.17
Published: 01 May 2013
... continuum of values and policies that undermine civil or human rights for targeted groups of Americans. Prior to WW II, anti-Asian, and par- ticularly anti-Japanese sentiment was high in the western United States. Beginning in 1893 we see a history of insti- tutionalized segregation, targeted immigration...
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Boom. 2012; 231–4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.1
Published: 01 October 2012
... historical preservation regulations (and hideously slashed the sublime and iconic vistas of basin and range country). It is a wall in name only. It doesn t stop drugs from flowing north and weapons from heading south, the latter mostly via illegal trafficking but some through official channels, such as the...
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Boom. 2012; 2237–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.2.37
Published: 01 June 2012
... public services by illegal immigrants, what did immigration mean to the state s social changes? A wide swath of the electorate shared a sense that migration was accelerating out of control and racial change was escalating into the future. How to slow these changes? Absent at the time was any attention to...
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Boom. 2011; 1454–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.54
Published: 01 November 2011
... write a new chapter in the story of unfreedom. In particular, increasingly restrictive immigration legislation created the illegal alien as a sub- stantively marginalized political category in American life. Creation of the Illegal Alien The creation of the illegal alien unfolded in the decades...
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Boom. 2012; 211–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.1.1
Published: 03 March 2012
... evoking Mission architecture but which are nearly illegible from the ground. And four decades years later, it would be sometimes hard to differentiate between work supposedly representative of the Bay Region and the international concrete monumentality of Brutalism (most obviously in Berkeley s own School...
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Boom. 2011; 1488–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.88
Published: 01 November 2011
...Alexander I. Olson; Guillermo Nericcio García This article uses California’s long history of migration to question efforts by local Tea Party activists to push for an anti-immigration law modeled after Arizona’s notorious S.B. 1070. Focusing on Mary Hunter Austin’s description of a multilingual...
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Boom. 2011; 1313–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.3.13
Published: 01 August 2011
... and spending limits; from limits on union political activities and public ser- vices for illegal immigrants, the establishment of English as the state s official language, and banning affirmative action, bilingual education and same-sex marriage to environmental regulation, bonds to acquire park land...
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Boom. 2011; 1410–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.10
Published: 01 November 2011
...-immigrant bumbler seems a parody of the man, but an evaluation of the sum of his accomplishments suggests there was much more to him than his opponents concede. 10 boomca l i f o r n i a . c om Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 1, Number 4, pps 10 15. ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2011 by...
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Boom. 2011; 1344–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.3.44
Published: 01 August 2011
... Pledge of Allegiance, also made the publicity rounds for KSCA. Together that photo and the staged one document- ing his illegal arrival in the United States are a record of his trajectory to legal status. He was hardly alone, because Immigration and Customs Enforcement (formerly known as the INS...
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Boom. 2011; 1110–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.1.10
Published: 01 March 2011
... as part of the broader fight for immigration reform. The rise in visibility of such activ- ists challenged the pejorative labels of illegal and law- breaking frequently used in congressional and media debates on immigration. Tam and Cinthya, and others like them, showed America a different, more...
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Boom. 2011; 1259–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.2.59
Published: 01 May 2011
... E R 2 011 63 A petite blonde known for her fashionable haircut and chic clothing, Decker could seem more Lana Turner than Mother Jones. Yet this child of radical Jewish immigrants was willing to eat beans and rice with workers, sleep in their shacks and tents, and earn survival wages in return for...