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Boom. 2011; 1110–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.1.10
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; 1454–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.54
Published: 01 November 2011
...Kelly Lytle Hernández Convicts and undocumented immigrants are similarly excluded from full social and political membership in the United States. Disfranchised, denied core protections of the social welfare state and subject to forced removal from their homes, families, and communities, convicts...
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Boom. 2014; 4162–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.62
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jim Hinch The author spends a day with Linda Sanchez, an undocumented student at UC Berkeley. The article follows Linda as she works at two jobs, finds time to study, and discusses how she came to the United States as a child, and her aspirations for the future. © 2014 by the Regents of the...
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Boom. 2012; 2379–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.79
Published: 01 October 2012
...Ana Elizabeth Rosas Using a combination of oral life history interviews, field observation, and conversations with undocumented Mexican immigrant parents raising children born in the United States in South Central Los Angeles, California, this in-depth consideration of the state of emergency they...
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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. 2016; 6416–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.16
Published: 01 December 2016
... percent renter, with a per capita income of $20,112 versus $32,441 citywide), activists added that many Mission residents were undocumented or could not speak English, making them more vulnerable to intim- idation and being pushed out of their homes.24 Furthermore, on a national scale, Latinos had been...
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Boom. 2016; 6480–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.80
Published: 01 December 2016
... write in his wise reflections in the Berkeley Catholic Worker newspaper, one cent per copy, just as Dorothy Day never changed the price. I think he d say: Feed the hungry; visit the prisons; make friends with the drug dealers and the gangsters; open the doors of the university to the undocumented, to...
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Boom. 2016; 6384–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.84
Published: 01 September 2016
.... He rides for necessity, but not unlike those young men whom I talked with on my first visit, he also biked for the love of it. Before leaving the day laborer center, I also met Pablo, an undocumented immigrant who was born in El Salvador and moved to the United States seven years ago. He first lived...
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Boom. 2016; 6318–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.18
Published: 01 September 2016
... political gesture, to make evident an injustice related to current issues of undocu- mented immigration, anti-Muslim policies, race-based polic- ing and incarceration, to ask howmovements succeed and fail from the grassroots, and to tell a longer history of the ongoing struggle for fair housing and...
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Boom. 2016; 61126–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.126
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Rather than looking resolutely west, San Diego may be turn- ing toward the south, however guardedly. Sure, many US citizens remain leery of Tijuana. Border security, crime, and undocumented migrant crossings are ever-present con- cerns. But in San Diego, there are now subpopulations that care a whole...
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Published: 01 December 2015
... the Controversies and Tragedies of Undocumented Immigration. AM A N D A L U C I A is associate professor of religious studies at University of California, Riverside. She is the author of Reflections of Amma: Devotees in a Global Embrace and at work on a book entitled American Yogis: Play...
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Boom. 2015; 5464–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.64
Published: 01 December 2015
... the love of Christ by empowering those whom I hosted. I could use my social capital to connect my neighbors to the resources and networks they needed to get ahead. Living in Oak Park Apartments with Cambodian refu- gees and undocumented Latinos transformed me in several ways. I was accustomed to...
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Boom. 2015; 5420–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.20
Published: 01 December 2015
... s experimental reli- gions, Santa Muerte, known affectionately as the Bony Lady, the Skinny One, and the Powerful Lady, during fieldwork with undocumented Mexican transgender sex workers in San Francisco. Although the press sensationalizes her as a narco-saint, she is the chosen saint of...
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Boom. 2015; 5129–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.29
Published: 01 March 2015
... them undocumented immigrants, who work long hours with small compensation, while the large trucking companies often lease the trucks and assign deliveries, which further fragments the trucker workforce. Environmental, public health, workplace, and commu- nity impacts arise along this entire system...
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Boom. 2014; 4395–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.95
Published: 01 September 2014
... nature we ve made, and alive to the results of putting in 100 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM the landscape all kinds of people, including working people, immigrant people, undocumented people, and some people who may never form a moral imagination at all. The writer Barry Lopez considered some years ago what...
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Boom. 2014; 4186–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.86
Published: 01 March 2014
..., graze live- stock, or join a weekend softball game. All this has now changed. Beginning in the mid-1990s, in response to increased waves of undocumented crossings from Mexico, large fences sprouted opposite major border cities such as Tijuana and Ciudad Jua´rez. They were con- structed from metal plates...
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Boom. 2013; 3473–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.73
Published: 01 December 2013
... County towns. The peninsula towns are peaceful and provincial, where residents and tourists stroll through cypress groves and spot sea otters off the coast. The inland region is tumultuous, where big agriculture pollutes, gang violence claims young lives, and undocumented immigrants live in fear of...
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Boom. 2012; 231–4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.1
Published: 01 October 2012
... America had done here at La Placita in the 1980s, when the late Fr. Luis Olivares declared it a sanctuary for undocumented migrants and those fleeing political persecution. And so the desert arrives in the city: both its modern- day horrors and its ancient symbolism as a place of restorative power. I was...
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Boom. 2012; 2391–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.90
Published: 01 October 2012
... passage of California s Proposition 187 (denying basic healthcare and education rights to undocumented immigrants), Proposition 227 (eliminating bilingual education), and Proposition 209 (an anti-affirmative action measure). White working-class hostility against immigrants in California of the 1990s...
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Boom. 2011; 1426–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.26
Published: 01 November 2011
... population larger than some countries. So the concept of the transborder as undocumented bodies moving between states is a way of imagining them as a flowing nation state that perhaps should have their own transbor- der rights, transborder rights to health, education, labor rights in the not too distant...