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Living Together, Living Apart: Mixed Status Families and U.S. Immigration Policy


Schueths, April
Lawston, Jodi


Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

November 2015, 280 pages

Description of Resource

This book is a collection of personal narratives and academic essays, is the first to focus on the daily lives and experiences, as well as the broader social contexts, for mixed status families in the contemporary U.S. Threats of raids, deportation, incarceration, and detention loom large over these families. At the same time, their lives are characterized by the resilience, perseverance, and resourcefulness necessary to maintain strong family bonds, both within the U.S. and across national boundaries. (Description from source)