Noncitizenship and the case for illegalized persons

NOTE: This blog post was published on The Berkeley Blogs on January 24th, 2017. You can find the original post here. -ize (verb suffix): cause to be or conform to or resemble…cause to be formed into… (2): subject to a (specified) action…treat according to the method of…  — Merriam Webster Part I: Introduction As a […]

No Church in the Wild: The Politics of the Sanctuary Campus

NOTE: This blog post was published on the Berkeley Blog on November 23rd, 2016. You can find the original post here. “Lies on the lips of a priest/Thanksgiving disguised as a feast” — Jay-Z and Kanye West, No Church in The Wild (from Watch the Throne) It has been two weeks since the election that […]

Project Introduction “Other Borders: Undocumented Immigrants and Claims for Regularization”

Over the course of the next few months, I want to spell out what claims undocumented immigrants can make if we assume that the immigration system is just and the immigration system distributes its benefits in a procedurally fair way. For the purposes of this discussion, the benefit in question is the conferral of resident […]