Multigenerational Punishment: Shared Experiences of Undocumented Immigration Status Within Mixed-Status Families

Multigenerational Punishment: Shared Experiences of Undocumented Immigration Status Within Mixed-Status Families

Laura Enriquez, Journal of Marriage and Family (April 2015)

U.S. citizen children and their undocumented parents often share risks and limitations associated with undocumented immigration status, characterized here as multigenerational punishment, a distinct form of legal violence where the sanctions intended for a specific population spill over to negatively affect individuals who are not targeted by laws. (Link provides abstract only without institutional or paid access.)

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