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Pacific Historical Review (2021) 90 (3): 314–344.
Published: 01 August 2021
... considered of poor mind and body. Where previous studies focus on the urban North, this borderlands case study places the birth control movement’s attention to overpopulation within the context of immigration restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border. Goetting’s birth control campaigns, supported...
Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (1): 16–43.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Celeste R. Menchaca This article examines the dynamic interactions between Mexican women who sought to circumvent their sexual regulation at the U.S.-Mexico border, and U.S. immigration officials who enforced these regulations and policed these women's bodies in the early twentieth century. Using...
Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (1): 48–85.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Elliott Young McNeil Island prison was the first federal penitentiary in the U.S. West from its founding in 1875 through the 1930s. Thousands of immigrants were imprisoned there for violations of immigration laws, and also for drug and alcohol charges. It was at McNeil Island that in the late 1880s...
Pacific Historical Review (2018) 87 (4): 667–701.
Published: 01 November 2018
... leaders during the height of the U.S. Cold War in East Asia. At the same time, JACL’s disagreements with Chinese Americans and Japanese American liberals precluded any coherent Japanese or Asian American position on postwar immigration policy. The resulting 1952 McCarran-Walter Act formally ended Asians...
Pacific Historical Review (2012) 81 (1): 60–91.
Published: 01 February 2012
...William Benjamin Piggot Using the city of Irvine, California, as its case study, this article connects modern globalization to the rise of a post-industrial knowledge economy, demonstrating how immigration and transnational capital flows have worked to transform metropolitan America, particularly...