Kunal Parker, Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America, 1600-2000

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Their description: “This book reconceptualizes the history of U.S. immigration and citizenship law from the colonial period to the beginning of the twenty-first century by joining the histories of immigrants to those of Native Americans, African Americans, women, Asian Americans, Latino/a Americans, and the poor. Kunal Parker argues that during the earliest stages of American […]

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Justin Akers Chacon & Mike Davis, No One is Illegal: Fighting Racism and State Violence on the U.S.-Mexico Border (Photographs by Julian Cardona)

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Their description: “No One Is Illegal convincingly debunks the leading ideas behind the often-violent right-wing backlash against immigrants. Countering the chorus of anti-immigrant voices that have grown increasingly loud in the current political moment, No One is Illegal exposes the racism of anti-immigration vigilantes and puts a human face on the immigrants who risk their lives to […]

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