A crisis of rights and responsibility: feminist geopolitical perspectives on Latin American refugees and migrants

  title={A crisis of rights and responsibility: feminist geopolitical perspectives on Latin American refugees and migrants},
  author={Rebecca Maria Torres},
  journal={Gender, Place \& Culture},
  pages={13 - 36}
  • R. Torres
  • Published 2 January 2018
  • Political Science
  • Gender, Place & Culture
Abstract With the advent of the Trump presidency we are facing the most anti-refugee and immigrant administration in recent U.S. history. This follows on the heels of the Obama era, characterized by record deportations and severe U.S. policies of deterrence towards Latin American refugees and migrants in its own backyard. This aggressive expansion of U.S. Homeland Security migration control included: outsourcing enforcement to Mexico; re-introducing migrant family detention; increasing ‘family… Expand
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