Immigration and Borders

Immigration and Borders Qual Sociol (2017) 40:373–376 DOI 10.1007/s11133-017-9362-y BOOK REVIEW Stephanie A. Pullés Published online: 1 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana.By Sergio Chávez, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016, 224 pp., ISBN: 978–0199380589 Framing Immigrants: News Coverage, Public Opinion, and Policy. By Chris Haynes, Jennifer Merolla, and S. Karthick Ramakrishnan, New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2016, 240 pp., ISBN: 978–0871545336 Waiting for José: The Minutemen’s Pursuit of America. By Harel Shapira, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013, 208 pp. ISBN: 978–0691152158 The political discourse surrounding immigration issues, particularly the scope and impact of undocumented migration in the U.S., continues to be a contested issue split along partisan lines. The three books reviewed in this essay move beyond surface-level discussions of immigration issues as either "for" or "against" by highlighting the complex dynamics of the U.S.-Mexico border and how it shapes the everyday lives of the individuals living on either side of the boundary. From different vantage points, these texts detail the contradictory immigration policies that have emerged over historical periods, as well as the uneven practices in the enforcement of these policies. Sergio Chávez examines the ways in which labor migrants Qualitative Sociology Springer Journals

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