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“The Mexican State and Transmigrant Organizations: Negotiating the Boundaries of Membership and Participation in the Mexican Nation”
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002)
This article examines relations between the Mexican state and transmigrants through an analysis of migrant- and state-Ied transnational practices and policies. It addresses discussions of the strength and extent of Mexican ...
“The Gender and Geography of Citizenship in Mexico-U.S. Transnational Spaces”
(Taylor and Francis, 2001)
This paper proposes an approach for analyzing the gender and geography of citizenship practices in transnational social spaces in order to contribute to theorizing on state-transmigrant relations and citizenship. Drawing ...
“Transnationalizing Families: Canadian Immigration Policy and the Spatial Fragmentation of Care-Giving among Latin American Newcomers”
Complex factors associated with migration and immigration policies contribute to the dispersion of families across space. We draw on interviews with 40 Latin American women in Toronto who experienced separation from children ...
“Immigrant Political Socialization as Bridging and Boundary Work: Mapping the Multi-Layered Incorporation of Latin American Immigrants in Toronto”
(Taylor and Francis, 2008)
We present a longitudinal map of three overlapping organizational trajectories developed by Latin American immigrants in the city of Toronto. We propose the concept of bridging and boundary work to specify how new (l) ...
“Family and Collective Remittances to Mexico: A Multi-Dimensional Typology of Remittances”
The development potential of remittances has resurfaced as a topic of analysis, based in part on dramatic increases in migration and amounts of money 'sent home', and partly in the growing interest and involvement by states ...
“Institutionalizing Precarious Immigration Status in Canada”
(Taylor and Francis, 2009)
This paper analyzes the institutionalized production of precarious migration status in Canada. Building on recent work on the legal production of illegality and nondichotomous approaches to migratory status, we review ...