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Faith and Border Ethics: Immigration and Human Dignity in Trump's America

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BOOKS       

Heyer, Kristin E. Kinship across Borders: A Christian Ethic of Immigration. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2012.

Hoffsman, Ospino. Hispanic Ministry in the Twenty-First Century: Urgent Matters. Miami: Convivium Press, 2016.

Kanstroom, Daniel. Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Leal, David L., and José E. Limón, eds. Immigration and the Border: Politics and Policy in the New Latino Century. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2013.

Wong, Tom K. Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2015.

ARTICLES       

Bier, David. “Why the Wall Won’t Work.” Cato Institute, May 2017, https://bit.ly/2Brcqrt

Chacón, Jennifer M. “A Diversion of Attention? Immigration Courts and the Adjudication of Fourth and Fifth Amendment Rights.” Duke Law Journal (2010): 1563-1633.

Maldonado, M. et al. “Latino Incorporation and Racialized Border Politics in the Heartland: Interior Enforcement and Policeability in an English-Only State.” American Behavioral Scientist 58, no. 14 (2014): 1927-945.

Matheis, Christian. “US American Border Crossings: Immigrants, Poverty and Suzanne Pharr’s’ Myth of Scarcity.” Philosophy in the Contemporary World 18, no. 2 (2011): 47-59.

Reihan, Salam. “Borders, but Why?” National Review, September 26, 2016, https://bit.ly/2NLnDdt

OTHER RESOURCES       

“The Battle over the Border: Public Opinion on Immigration and Cultural Change at the Forefront of the Election.” A roundtable discussion at the Brookings Institution. June 23, 2016, https://brook.gs/2PBxMKd  

“Immigration by the Numbers.” An interactive graphic by the Brookings Institution. August 15, 2017, https://brook.gs/2MKjutH