Faith G. Nibbs

New York Times: Who Gets To Be An American?

the%20flag%20350x96.jpgArizona is grabbing headlines with its new law making it a crime if immigrants don’t carry documents showing they are legal. While the new law has sparked boycotts of the state, it also has found support among whites in many cities and towns across the United States.

The backlash isn’t just about race alone, however, say anthropologists Caroline B. Brettell and Faith G. Nibbs at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. Continue reading

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Farmers Branch, Tx.: Case study shows immigrants seen as threat to white, middle-class “American” identity

the%20flag%20350x96.jpgArizona is grabbing headlines with its new law making it a crime if immigrants don’t carry documents showing they are legal. While the new law has sparked boycotts of the state, it also has found support among whites in many cities and towns across the United States.

The backlash isn’t just about race alone, however, say anthropologists Caroline B. Brettell and Faith G. Nibbs at Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
Continue reading

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