Tanya Golash-Boza is an associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Merced. She is the author of five books, her most recent being Deported: Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor, and Global Capitalism (New York University Press), which explains mass deportation in the context of the global economic crisis. In addition, she has written on contemporary issues for Al Jazeera, the Boston Review, the Nation, Counterpunch, the Houston Chronicle, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. She tweets as @tanyaboza.
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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Day of the Demagogue: Trumpian Deportation Fantasies and American Realities
In 2006, when I first began researching deportations, George W. Bush was president and quietly building a deportation machine in the Department of Homeland Security. Outside of small activist circles, few Americans knew that deportations had been rising since 1996 due to legislation signed by...