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BLURRING THE BORDER: DEPORTING DENIZENS IN THE 21ST CENTURY

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, MERCED

California Room – April 17-18, 2018

 

DAY 1:           APRIL 17, 2015

2:00

Opening Remarks

2:30

Featured Speaker, Mary Romero, Arizona State University,

Civil Rights and Deportation

3:00    

Felicia Arriaga, Duke University,

The Browning of Criminality in Traffic Stops

3:30    

Dongjae Jung, Arizona State University,

Who Are “Dangerous” Noncitizens under the Intergovernmental Immigration Enforcement Framework? Evidence from the Implementation                           of the Secure Communities Program

4:00

Juan Pedroza, Stanford University,

Deportation Discretion: Modeling Local Determinants of Deportation in the U.S.

 

4:30-5:00        BREAK

 

5:00

Featured Speaker, Leisy Abrego, UCLA,

Making Sense of Citizenship: Privilege, Responsibility, Guilt, and Love in Mixed-Status Families

5:30

Caitlin Patler, UC Irvine,

Released but not Free: The Impacts of Immigration Detention and Reentry on Employment, Housing, and Family Relationships

6:00

Christine Wheatley, University of Texas at Austin

Making “Crimmigrants”: The Role of Privatized Immigrant Detention in the Criminalization of Non-Citizens in the United States

6:30

Juan Bermudez Lobera, National Council for the Population of Mexico (CONAPO),

The impact of US immigration policy Mexicans deported; evidence in the “Survey on Migration in the Northern Border of Mexico”                                     (EMIF NORTE, 2013-2014)

 

7:00                 DINNER        Keynote Speaker,

Roberto Lovato, UC Berkeley,

Immigration Reform is (Still) Dead: Time to Destroy the Deportation Nation

 

 

DAY 2:           APRIL 18, 2015

9:00AM

Featured Speakers, Nancy Plankey Videla, Texas A&M University & Zulema Valdez, UC Merced,

Mixed Status Families and Deportation Threat in the Southwest

9:30    

Maria-Elena Young, UCLA,

Legal status, time in the US, and physical health outcomes among immigrants in Los Angeles

10:00

Nigel Hatton, UC Merced,

Nostos and Border Gnosis: Misreading and Reimagining Personhood in the Beautiful North

10:30  

Irene Vega, UCLA,

“It’s a really good job”: The draw of the U.S. Border Patrol in a southwest border town

 

10:30-10:45    BREAK

 

10:45              

Featured Speaker, Alfonso Gonzalez, University of Texas at Austin,

Dead on Arrival: Mexican and Central American Asylum Claims in the Era of Authoritarian Neoliberalism

11:15  

Kristina Shull, University of Southern California,

“A Recession-Proof Industry”: Reagan’s Immigration Crisis and the Birth of the Neoliberal Security State

11:45

Diana Rivera, UC Berkeley,

The Insecurity of the Secure Communities Program: Mental Health Status and Counseling Service Utilization among Mexican American Adolescents in California

 

12:15-1:30      LUNCH

 

1:30

Featured Speaker, Mat Coleman, The Ohio State University

The Quasi-Event of Immigration Control

2:00

Katie Dingeman-Cerda, University of Denver,

Segmented Re/integration: Divergent Post-Deportation Trajectories in El Salvador

2:30

Kelly Birch, Michigan State University,

“De un Estado Policial a otro Estado Policial/From One Police State to Another”: Salvadoran Masculinities Deported to “Home”

3:00

Simon Weffer and Sara Briseno, Northern Illinois University

The Dynamics of Immigration Rights Protest in Illinois, 2005-2014

 

3:30-4:00        BREAK

 

4:00

Lisa Martinez and Debra Ortega, University of Denver

Dreams Detained: The Impact of Immigration Detention on Mixed-Citizenship Families

4:30

Tanya Golash-Boza, UC Merced

Mass Deportation and Global Capitalism

5:00-5:45

UCM Student Presentation: “Barriers and Opportunities for Undocumented Youth at UC Merced”

 

*END OF PROGRAM*

7:00PM           RECEPTION at the home of Tanya Golash-Boza


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