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Sanctuary Says

Citation: Migration and Society: Advances in Research 4 (2021): 16-18 © The Authors doi:10.3167/arms.2021.040103 Download the pdf Abstract: In 2018, the New School Working Group on Expanded Sanctuary collaboratively organized a series of workshops in New York to reflect on the question of sanctuary as a conceptual and practical starting point for cross-coalitional politics, including

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Sanctuary in Countries of Origin: A Transnational Perspective

Author: Alexandra Délano Alonso  Citation: Migration and Society: Advances in Research 4 (2021): 84–98 © The Authors doi:10.3167/arms.2021.040109 Download the pdf Abstract: While current interpretations of sanctuary are most often associated with practices to protect, support, and accompany migrants with precarious status in countries of destination in the Global North, debates around the concept

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The True Story of Two Guatemalan Asylum Seekers at Our Border: A saga of dispossession, past and present

Photo Credit: David Peinado Romero/Shutterstock I met Francisco Chávez and Gaspar Cobo through a colleague and advocate for migrants’ and refugees’ human rights who works in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. The two of them had fled Guatemala in June 2019. Travelling with a larger group of Central Americans going north, it took them twenty days to

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Whose Home? Whose Rule?: Nandita Sharma’s Home Rule and the politics of autochthony

BJP supporters in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, in 2019. Photo credit: Arun Sambhu Mishra / Shutterstock.com Nandita Sharma, Home Rule: National Sovereignty and the Separation of Natives and Migrants (Duke University Press: 2020) In February 2002, five months after Narendra Modi became chief minister of Gujarat, an anti-Muslim pogrom erupted in his state. In three months of violence,

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