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immigration and the city

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Department
Geography
Course
GGR124H1
Professor
Deborah Cowen
Semester
Fall

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Urbanization Lecture October 25, 2011 Con’t from last week The School • Proposition 187 was limiting people’s rights to go to school on people who weren’t of a certain class • Portuguese aggressive deportation campaign; searching for kids in order to find their undocumented parents Public Space • Becomes a source of conflict around immigration issues • Clarkson, Georgia used to be very homogenous and became very diverse • The mayor decided to ban soccer in the parks; became clear quickly that it was to stop refugee kids playing soccer because most of the original people preferred baseball where as the new immigrants liked soccer Police and Security • Targeted policing: to target police resources into what are considered hotspots of crime • Racial profiling • Private security guards aggressively police apartment towers in the inner suburbs; against Somalis Place of W
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