Tag: Immigration

Seeing Through Murals: The Future of Latino San Francisco

Lori A. Flores In 1964, British sociologist Ruth Glass coined the term “gentrification” in her study of young creative professionals […]

From the Green of Vietnam to Toes Painted with Nirvana

Susan Straight They came here because of war, though people might not think of it that way when sitting down […]

Neither Here Nor There: Engaging Mexico City and Los Angeles

Dana Cuff Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris “Much of urban history research has sought to pair or categorize cities on the basis of […]

Photograph by V. T. Polywoda, via Flickr.

Old Border

New connection? By Jim Benning.

The K-Town Dream

California in Korea, Korea in California, by Colin Marshall.

Illegally Brilliant

A California dreamer at Berkeley.

Give Me the Gun

The American dream in exile.

Frontier Diaries

No matter how they got there, western migrants in the rush that followed the whiff of gold at Sutter’s Mill often found their baggage lighter at the end of their long journey.

The Art of Crossing Borders: Migrant Rights and Academic Freedom

Interview with Ricardo Dominguez, Professor of New Media, Performance Art, and a Principal Investigator at CALIT2 at the University of California, San Diego

El Grito and the Tea Party

Less than a month after California’s hotly contested midterm election in November 2010, the Sacramento Bee reported that local Tea Party activists had begun gathering signatures for a ballot measure modeled after Arizona’s notorious SB 1070