Academic Publications

“Bananas North, Deportees South: Punishment, Profits, and the Human Costs of the Business of Deportation,” Journal of American History (accepted)

“American Dreams & Immigrant Realities in a South El Monte Shoe Factory,” in East of East: The Making of Greater El Monte, eds. Romeo Guzmán, Carribean Fragoza, Alex Cummings, and Ryan Reft (under contract with Rutgers University Press)

“Mexican Migrants, Family Separation, and US Immigration Policy Since 1942,” in Forced Out and Fenced In: Immigration Tales from the Field, ed. Tanya Golash-Boza (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), 43-50.

The Human Costs of Outsourcing Deportation,” Humanity Vol. 8, No. 3 (Winter 2017): 527-9.

Nation of Migrants, Historians of Migration,” Journal of American Ethnic History 34, no. 4 (Summer 2015): 7-16.

Waldinger, Roger and Adam Goodman, “International Migration to the United States: From the Colonial Period to Our Times,” in Dictionnaire géo-historique des migrations internationales dans le monde, ed. Gildas Simon (Paris: Armand Colin, 2015), 490-500. (published in French)

The Promise of New Approaches and Persistence of Old Paradigms in Mexican American History.” Journal of American Ethnic History 32, no. 3 (Spring 2013): 83-89. (review essay)

Review, Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal, in Immigrants and Minorities (May 2013): 1-3.

Operation Gatekeeper.” In Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia, edited by Carlos E. Cortés. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2013.

The Uprooted.” In Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia, edited by Carlos E. Cortés. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2013.

Other Articles, Essays, and Interviews

The Washington Post
The core of Donald Trump’s immigration policy? Fear.
Review: “The Interior Circuit,” by Francisco Goldman

The Nation
A Long Series of Uncertainties” (essay on Central American migration, lead review in 9/22/14 issue)
How the Mexican Drug Trade Thrives on Free Trade” (with Christy Thornton)

The Long History of Self-Deportation

Al Jazeera America
How the deportation numbers mislead
The next Mexican Revolution?
Mexico economic reality doesn’t fit ‘Aztec Tiger’ narrative” (also published in Spanish by Homozapping)

Boston Review
The Other Side of the Wall
Mexican Education Reform from Below” (with Hilda Vázquez, also published in Spanish by Homozapping)

Dallas Morning News
Immigration reform: At what cost?

A Nation of (Deported) Immigrants
Young U.S. Citizens Call on Obama to Reunite Families
Who Gets to Define Immigrants as ‘Illegal’?
A Nation of Migrants
Immigration Reform: Time to Face Reality
The Court Leaves Arizonans in the Lurch

Undocumented and Unafraid

Los Angeles Review of Books
We’re All Trying to Reinvent Ourselves: An Interview with Alfredo Corchado

Bracero Guestworkers, Unpaid” (with Verónica Zapata, reprinted by Upside Down World and Labor Online. Expanded version published in Spanish in FronteraD)
Ruben Navarrette Against the DREAMers

Penn Gazette
Family Matters: What comprehensive immigration reform meant in 1986, and why we need it again

Huffington Post
Comprehensive Immigration Reform and the ‘I-Word’

First-Year 2017 (project of Miller Center, University of Virginia)
Making amends for past wrongs

Tropics of Meta
Much Ado about Nothing: The Times’ Non-Story about Eduardo Galeano’s Non-Apology

San Diego, Calif.–Tijuana, Mexico, border” (photograph, online)

Spanish-Language Articles and Posts


El movimiento bracero en México reclama deudas históricas” (with Verónica Zapata, condensed version published in English in Jacobin)

#SomosAndiola, las Redes Actúan en Defensa de Inmigrantes
Como moscas
La reforma educativa mexicana desde abajo” (with Hilda Vázquez, published in English by Boston Review)
La economía de México, muy lejos del ‘Tigre Azteca’” (published in English by Al Jazeera America)
Migrar con dignidad” (with Hilda Vázquez)
‘Lo más importante es la gente’: Alejandro Solalinde y la caravana ‘Abriendo Puertas a la Esperanza.’

Revista Áurea
Yo, migrante” (texto para acompañar las fotos de Arturo Valentino Ramírez, pp 34-49)


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