Week 7 Notes - ES 101
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Anti-Immigrant Nativism Continued & Immigration Post 9/11 (Day 11) 11/9/15 Racial Project: racial meanings racial ideology racial struggle - Last Week - Border Politics: from the creation of US-Mexican Border to increasing militarization of the border - Anzaldúa’s Borderlands – Borders of belonging & not belonging. Desirable & undesirable immigrants - Precious Knowledge the Educational Borderlands - California’s Prop 187 – “Save our State” initiative - Updates since Precious Knowledge - HB 2281 - Jan 2010: Signed by Gov. Jan Brewer, immediately banning Mexican-American Studies & banned hundreds of books - “underground library” emerged known as librotraficante smuggling banned books back into schools - Houston Arizona - Students sued Education Chief Huppenthal - Eventually Maya Arce s. Douglas – US Court of Appeals - July 7, 2015: Court rules that AZ law banning ethnic studies shows evidence of discrimination & must go back to Court in AZ to be on trial to explain motivations for passing & implementing law - Meanwhile, ES in public school districts have proliferated across country - Right in Portland - Broader Context - ongoing realization over immigration & shifting demographics - CA Prop 187 – Save our State Initiative - Daniel HoSang – “The Ideological Alchemy of Contemporary Nativism” - What was Prop 187? - Passed by majority of CA voters in 1994 - Deny healthcare to undocumented immigrants - Deny education to undocumented children - Relied on construction of threat - Anti-Immigrant Discourse - Constructions of national threat Anti-Immigrant Nativism Continued & Immigration Post 9/11 (Day 11) 11/9/15 - “because discourses not only filter reality but help construct what is taken for ‘real,’ they have important material implications.” (Chavez) - Racialization - Billboards against immigrants - Drivers license for Mexifornia - Prop 187 passed because: - Immigration Act of 1965 – establishing preferences based on desirable & undesirable immigrants: - Family reunification - Occupational need - Refugees & asylees - Environmental Sustainability Argument - Women’s Reproduction - Militarization of border - First Minute Men Project - Founded by Jim Gilchrist (Oct 2004) - Apr 2005, first simulated border patrol (volunteer) - Arizona-Mexico border - Call to Action: - “Future generations will inherit a tangle of rancorous, unassimilated, squabbling cultures with no common bond to hold them together, and a certain guarantee of the death of this nation as a harmonious ‘melting pot’. The result: political, economic, and social mayhem”. - Papers Please - AZ 2010 Immigration Law - Anyone in AZ can be asked to produce proof of immigration status or citizenship - Today - Trump on Immigration - Infamous comment about immigrants from Mexico - Anchor babies – Back to Mexican women’s reproduction - “What I was talking about was the specific case of fraud being committed where there’s organized efforts, and frankly, it’s more related to Asian people coming into Anti-Immigrant Nativism Continued & Immigration Post 9/11 (Day 11) 11/9/15 our country and having children in that organized effort,” (Jeb Bush) - Immigrant Detentions - “Unlocking Human Dignity: A Plan to Transform the US Immigrant Detention System” - system before 9/11: Immigration & Naturalization Services (INS) - system post 9/11: USA Patriot Act (split INS into 4 parts) Department of Homeland Security DHS United States Citizenship & USCI Immigration Services S Immigration & Customs Enforcement ICE Customs & Border Protection CBP - Jump in Immigrant Detention - Annual Immigrant Detention Increase Anti-Immigrant Nativism Continued & Immigration Post 9/11 (Day 11) 11/9/15 - Why the Increase? - Increasing criminalization of immigrants - Change in laws – 1996 established mandatory detention - Collaboration of local & state laws (AZ SB 1070) - Use of immigrant detention as “deterrent” for future immigration & asylum seekers - Lack of funding & adjudication for immigrant judges – huge backlog in immigration proceedings - Underrepresentation for immigrants in legal proceedings - Increase of private corporate detention prisons, need minimum detainees for profit - Lack of Alternative to Detention programs (ATD)