2022.05: Migrant Youth in the United States
Dr. Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez, UIC History
Bridge to Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate
Selected publications, currently available, by Dr. Padilla-Rodríguez
"Child Migrants in 20th Century America" in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History, 2020
"The Origins of an Early School-to-Deportation Pipeline," for the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) Infancias y Migración Working Group, Nov. 6, 2020
"The U.S. Separated Families Decades Ago, Too. With 545 Migrant Children Missing Their Parents, That Moment Holds a Key Lesson," Time, Nov. 2, 2020.
"How I Went From Homelessness to Being an Ivy League Student." Teen Vogue, Jan. 5, 2017.
Book that inspired Dr. Padilla-Rodríguez
Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America by Mae Ngai, 2014.
UIC History colleagues mentioned in the episode
Adam Goodman, Associate Professor, UIC Departments of History and Latin American and Latino Studies
The Deportation Machine: America's Long History of Expelling Immigrants, 2020.
Elizabeth Todd-Breland, Associate Professor, UIC Department of History
For further reading on immigration, US policy, and migrant detention
Laws Harsh as Tigers: Chinese Immigrants and the Shaping of Modern Immigration Law by Lucy E. Salyer, 1995
Migra! A History of the U.S. Border Patrol by Kelly Lytle Hernández, 2010
Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration by Ana Raquel Minian, 2018
Abrazando el Espíritu: Bracero Families Confront the US-Mexico Border by Ana Elizabeth Rosas, 2014
The Shadow of El Centro: A History of Migrant Incarceration and Solidarity by Jessica Ordaz, 2021
Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States by Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz, 2018
Forever Prisoners: How the United States Made the World's Largest Immigrant Detention System by Elliott Young, 2021
Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System by Carl Lindskoog, 2018
Seeking Refuge: Central American Migration to Mexico, the United States, and Canada by Maria Cristina Garcia, 2006
Americans at the Gate: The United States and Refugees during the Cold War by Carl J. Bon Tempo, 2008