Living "Illegal": The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595588814
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 04/09/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 1,332,614
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Marie Friedmann Marquardt teaches religious studies and sociology at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. Timothy J. Steigenga is a professor of political science at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter, Florida. Philip J. Williams is the director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida. Manuel A. Vásquez is an associate professor of religion at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

Table of Contents

Foreword Reverend Dennis H. Holtschneider vii

Introduction 1

1 Why Migrate? Making Sense of Unauthorized Migration 15

2 People in Motion: Life Crossing and Across Borders 57

3 Living Together, Living Apart: Interethnic Relations in New Immigrant Destinations 105

4 "Picking Up the Cross": Churches on the Front Lines 155

5 Migrants Mobilize: Finding a Voice in Local and National Debates 204

Conclusion 259

Epilogue 285

Acknowledgments 297

Appendix: Time Line of Important Immigration Policy 299

Notes 307

Index 329

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