11/2020

“Deportation of Military Veterans”

By Robert McKeeIrwin y Lizbeth de la Cruz

The cases of individual deported veterans help to illustrate the extreme harshness of contemporary immigration law.


10/2020

“Criminalization of Childhood Arrivals”,

By Lizbeth de la Cruz Santana y Robert McKee Irwin


5/2020

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival

By Lizbeth de la Cruz Santana y Robert McKee Irwin

 

 

 

 

 

The following digital stories of migrants enrolled in DACA make clear the ways in which this program has benefited them, while also drawing attention to some of its shortcomings.

 

 


5/2020

“Deported Childhood Arrivals”

By Robert Mckee Irwin: UC Davis Global Migration Center.

The stories of migrants deported prior to DACA illustrate the hardships that childhood arrivals face upon deportation, exposing the extreme harshness of this measure of migration control. Indeed, childhood arrivals are often poorly prepared for life in their country of origin.


5/2020

 “Police Harassment of Deported Migrants

By Robert McKee Irwin: UC Davis Global Migration Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deportation is often a traumatic event in migrants’ lives. It often takes months or years for migrants to adjust to their post-deportation circumstances, which may include family separation, loss of income or property, and feelings of failure or shame.


4/ 2020

“Deportation,Trauma and Homelessness.”

By Robert McKee Irwin: UC Davis Global Migration Center

Deportation, for those who have lived a significant period of their lives in a country that later expels them, is a traumatic form of forced displacement.