Tagged: Trump

Old Buddies and Same Old Stories: Argentina and US relations in the Trump Era (July 2017)

Old Buddies and Same Old Stories: Argentina and US relations in the Trump Era (July 2017)

Mónica Farías, University of Washington On January 25th 2017 the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, issued Executive Orders 13767 and 13768. The former commands Customs and Border Patrol to “secure...

Displacement, Not Deterrence (July 2017)

Displacement, Not Deterrence (July 2017)

Nancy Hiemstra, Stony Brook University A logic of deterrence has anchored U.S. immigration enforcement for the last three decades, which rests on the assumption that tougher policies discourage people from migrating in the first...

The New Resistance: Immigrant Rights Mobilization in an Era of Trump (July 2017)

The New Resistance: Immigrant Rights Mobilization in an Era of Trump (July 2017)

Austin Kocher, Ohio State University I want to use this short essay to illustrate the opportunities and tensions within grassroots immigrant rights organizing that emerged in response to the election of Donald Trump. No...

Implications of the Trump Administration for Latin American Geography (July 2017)

Implications of the Trump Administration for Latin American Geography (July 2017)

John C. Finn, Christopher Newport University Beginning with his announcement of his Presidential candidacy, Donald Trump’s campaign rested on a foundation of racism, xenophobia, and anti-immigrant hysteria. Now several months into his presidency, he’s...