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Trump’s latest immigration restriction exposes a key contradiction in policy,” The Washington Post (Made by History column), June 23, 2020.

"Four questions to ask before you co-teach,” with Claudia Holguín Mendoza, Inside Higher Ed, September 5, 2017.

"Historians on Trump's first 100 days in office,", April 27, 2017

Trump’s anti-immigration policy rooted in ’90s California,” The San Francisco Chronicle, Zocalo Public Square, and Ventura County Star, May 12, 2016.

"McCrory's Real Legacy on Latino Immigration," The Raleigh News & Observer, November 23, 2015

"What Trump Doesn't Know About Southern Conservatives and Immigration," The Atlantic, August 7, 2015

A Heavy Price to Ending Birthright Citizenship,” The Los Angeles Times, September 2, 2010

Blog posts

"In Sickness and in Health: Migrant Citizenships in the Postwar Years," Migrant Knowledge blog of the German Historical Institute, February 7, 2020.

"Defining El Sur Latino," Southern Foodways Alliance blog, May 16, 2017.

"African Americans and Immigrants' Rights in the Trump Era," UNC Press Blog #immigration roundtable, April 6, 2017.

2016: The year nativism conquered the South,” Immigration and Ethnic History Society blog, December 29, 2016.


"Disimmigration," Hamodia (Ultra-Orthodox Jewish newsmagazine), July 6, 2022.

"Oregon immigration experts say Donald Trump's executive order is little more than racial scapegoating," The Oregonian, April 23, 2020.

Cómo las banderas de Honduras en la valla fronteriza refuerzan el discurso antiinmigrante de Trump,”, May 1, 2018.

"Mexican Migration to the Deep South," by Beth English, Working History: Podcast of the Southern Labor Studies Association, December 7, 2016.

How the Olympics helped lure Latinos to Atlanta,” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 15, 2016.

"Exploring the Corazón de Dixie with Julie M. Weise," by Karen L. Cox, Pop South: Reflections on the South in Popular Culture (blog), January 18, 2016

Interview on Mexican immigration to Georgia and the U.S. South, Georgia Public Broadcasting's On Second Thought, January 7, 2016 (starts at 30:00)

Interview on Corazón de Dixie by Lori Flores, New Books in Latino Studies Podcast, December 17, 2015

Interview on Mexican immigration in the South and the U.S., WUNC radio's The State of Things, Chapel Hill, December 10, 2015

Interview on Corazon de Dixie research and bilingual Latino history teaching, UO Today, Oregon Humanities Center, March 2015

"A Tale of Two Immigration Politics in Maryland and Virginia," Al-Jazeera America, November 3, 2014

"Residents Uneasy about Immigrant Shift Into Suburbs," NPR All Things Considered, October 19, 2014

Radio interview about immigration reform, Bill Carroll show, KFI AM, Los Angeles, 2013

Immigration reform may solve longterm care worker shortage,” Healthcare Finance News, March 12, 2013

Immigration reform could increase California tax revenue, shift worker base, experts say,” The Long Beach Press-Telegram, January 28, 2013

Interview, Charter Local Edition on CNN Headline News, September 2010


Spanish-language mini-lectures on the history of Mexicanos in New Orleans (#1, #2, #3, #4, #5), Mexican consulate in New Orleans, October 2020

In Conversation with Javier Díaz de León, Consul of Mexico in Atlanta, sponsored by Atlanta History Center, September 29, 2020

"ABAC Hosts Immigration Panel," The Tifton Gazette, Tifton, Georgia, October 8, 2017

"Corazón de Dixie: La Historia de los Mexicanos en el Sur," Qué Pasa-Mi Gente, Charlotte, January 21, 2016

Mexican Archives and the Search for Old Immigrants in ‘New’ Destinations,” Cornell Institute for the Social Sciences, March 2, 2012

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