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Will Immigration Reform Correct the Immigration System’s Gender Bias?

Will Immigration Reform Correct the Immigration System’s Gender Bias?

Within the current immigration system, many women confront systematic barriers when trying to gain legal status. This is one of the main conclusions drawn from a study conducted by social scientists Cecilia Menjivar and Olivia Salcido. Based on a 10-year-long research project on immigrant women in Arizona, the authors identify specific instances in which gender [...]

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