Push Back: U.S. Deportation Policy and the Reincorporation of Involuntary Return Migrants in Mexico


  • I gratefully acknowledge support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in Latin American Sociology for this research. I thank researchers at the Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Anthropological Social (CIESAS) Occidente in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, particularly Agustín Escobar Latapí, Magdalena Villarreal Martínez, and José de Jesús Hernández López, for their generous support and assistance in setting up the field research. I also thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments and suggestions.