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Mixed-Citizenship Couples Negotiating Intimacy, Immigration, and the State

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Nov. 12, noon PST





In Unauthorized Love, Jane López offers a comprehensive, critical look at US family reunification law and its consequences as experienced by 56 mixed-citizenship American couples. Through their stories of integration, alienation, opportunity, and inequality, Lopez illuminates the consequences of current US immigration laws that tend to favor Whiteness, wealth, and heteronormativity, as well as the individual rather than the family unit, in awarding membership and official belonging.

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