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Professor Villazor Contributes Immigration Op-ed to New York Times Online

Posted May 18, 2013

Professor Villazor authored an op-ed that explored why some immigrants are considered simply "American" while others continue to be thought of as outsiders.

"Given this history of systemic denial of formal and equal citizenship, it should therefore not come as a surprise that some immigrant groups, particularly those of color, are presumed to be not truly Americans. The explanation for why some immigrant groups are considered Americans while some continue to be deemed outsiders must include the links between whiteness, citizenship and what it means to be an American," writes Professor Villazor.

Read the full article "Race Can Preclude Acceptance"