Caribbean

Caribbean

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians in Peril
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) faces a November 23, 2017, deadline to determine whether to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haiti, first granted following a devastating earthquake in that country in January 2010. Haiti was extended for six...

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Richard Velasquez reviews Deported: Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor, and Global Capitalism, by Tanya Maria Golash-Boza. Based on the author’s interviews with 147 deportees from Guatemala, Jamaica, Brazil, and the Dominican Republic, the author connects economic restructuring, migration, race, class, and militarization...

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Norma Fuentes, Professor of Sociology at Fordham University, reviews Dominican Migration: Transnational Perspectives. The book is about transnationalism among Dominican migrants of different citizenship, class, gender, etc. It addresses how the diaspora has affected political and economic participation and how...

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Stephen D. Glazier, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, reviews Migration and Voodoo. The book is about Haitian religious rituals, particularly the use of audio cassette “letters” used to communicate with relatives in Haiti and the...

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