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Week 13: Return to Exclusion? Reconstituting a Culture of Fear

This week presents an overview of unauthorized migration into the U.S., focusing on undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. What are the historical and social processes that have led to the undocumented nature of Mexican immigration? What rights do undocumented workers have to government services and benefits as articulated in the Supreme Court decision Plyler v. Doe? What are the politics and policies surrounding border control?

T, 5/2: Unauthorized Migration Data and Life

Th, 5/4: Workshop #3: class discussion about your interviews

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