Civil Discourse & Social Change

Current Freedom Issues: Immigration

Student protesters with banner:Our Dreams Can't WaitReadings

  • Applied Research Center. “Shattered Families: The Perilous Intersection of Immigration Enforcement and the Child.” Welfare System, November 2011.
  • Escobar, Martha. “Understanding the Roots of Latina Migrants’ Captivity.” Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict, and World Order, 36: 2 (2010).
  • Hauptman, Samantha The Criminalization of Immigration: the Post 9/11 Moral Panic. El Paso:  TX. LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC
  • Huerta, Alvaro. Reframing the Latino Immigration Debate: Toward a Humanistic Paradigm
    University of San Diego Press. 2013.
  • Kirkham, Chris. “War on Undocumented Immigrants Threatens to Swell U.S. Prison Populaion,”
    HuffingtonPost. January 12, 2014.
  • Loyd, Jenna M., Matt Mitchelson and Andrew Burridge, eds. Beyond Walls and Cages: 
                Prisons, Borders, and Global Crisis (Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation). 
    Luibhéid, Eithne. Entry Denied: Controlling Sexuality at the Border. Minneapolis: University of
    Minnesota Press, 2002.
  • Perea Juan. Immigrants Out! The New Nativism and the Anti-Immigrant Impulse in the United
     States. New York University Press, 1996.
    Wessler, Seth Fried. “How Immigration Reform Could Expand Incarceration of Immigrants,” 
                Colorlines: News for Action. February 6 2013

General Sources:

  • Bosworth Mary and Jeanne Flavin, eds. Race, Gender, and Punishment, Piscataway: Rutgers, 
  • Incite! Women of Color Against Violence, ed. Color of Violence: The Incite! Anthology
                Cambrige, Mass.: South End Press. 2006.

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