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Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, “From Repatriation to Deportation Nation: A Century of Mexico-US Migration”

The following entry emerges from my preparations to write the foreword to the English translation of Fernando Saúl Alanís Enciso’s Que se queden allá. El gobierno de México y la repatriación de mexicanos de Estados Unidos 1934–1940 (English: Let them…

Brian Alberts, “Craft Beer Ruined My Dissertation and All I Got was this Lousy Blog Post”

Brewing history has been made…again. In November 2015, American beer enthusiasts raised their collective glasses to celebrate the shattering of a famous 142-year-old record. Following decades of activism, entrepreneurship and generous pours by German-immigrant brewers, the number of operating breweries…

Kevin Kenny, “Insiders and Outsiders in Nineteenth-Century American Immigration History”

When we distinguish between immigrants and native-born Americans today, citizenship provides a firm dividing line. Everyone born within the national territory is a citizen of the United States (with the exception of the children of foreign diplomats). People born abroad…