INDEX
Abrams, Elliott, 137
Abrego, Leisy, 104
aedpa. See Anti- Terrorism and Effective
Death Penalty Act (1996)
African Americans, 62, 75, 146
Alianza Republicana Nacionalista (arena),
185
Amaya, Rufina, 203
American Baptist Churches v. Thornburgh, 42,
136, 139–40
Americanness, 101, 107, 109, 111
amnesty vs. asylum, 47–48
anti- immigrant sentiment, 71–72, 80–81, 102,
177, 205
anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty
Act (1996), 43, 134, 140
arena. See Alianza Republicana Naciona-
lista
Arias, Arturo, 122
Arizona sb 1070, 89
asylum seekers, 1, 3; vs. amnesty, 47–48;
cold war ideology and, 140, 142, 161; de-
portation and, 6, 162–63, 181; immigration
policies and, 40–49, 132, 134, 136, 137–40,
174–75, 208–9; legal grounds for asylum,
6, 10–11, 23, 25, 41–42, 49–50, 141, 205,
210–11, 220; naturalization and, 161–62;
right to de novo hearings, 10; treated as
economic immigrants, 3, 206
belonging, 56, 57, 58, 90, 92, 124, 145, 147, 167,
210, 212–13
Betancur, John J., 99
Bhabha, Homi, 170
“Bienvenidos a Casa” program, 184–85
Bloemraad, Irene, 99
border enforcement, 5, 6, 43, 206, 211
Bourgois, Philippe, 23
bribes, 22
Bush, George H. W., 42
Butler, Judith, 170, 183
California Assembly Bill 540, 104–5
California Dream Act (2011), 15, 98, 105, 110
California Dream Network, 13, 88, 105
California Proposition 187, 46–47, 62, 71
California Proposition 209, 91
carecen. See Central American Resource
Center
causa. See Central American United
Student Association
ccca. See Centro Comunitario Cen-
troamericano
census. See U.S. Census
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