Lecture 2 Notes: Planning and Immigration
In regard to the reading distributed during session 1: "Guide for the Mexican Migrant," is
that a useful way to deal with the problem of immigration? To provide a guide that helps
protect community residents who c
Lecture 5 Notes: Immigrants in the Economy
a. What was the role of slavery in the U.S. Economy?
i. Why werent Native Americans enslaved?
1. Knew territory much better than the colonists
2. Very difficult to control
ii. Why didnt the U.S. b
Lecture 6 Notes: Gender and Immigration
Servants of Globalization:
a. Economies are denationalizing but politics are nationalizing:
i. National boundaries: flows of capital, goods, labor transcending
ii. Nations are becoming more importa
Lecture 7 Notes: Political Rights
Should immigrant voting become a major political issue?
a. Immigrant voting should be part of a broad and aggressive political
i. If immigrants dont see a party that is fighting for their political
Lecture 3 Notes: The Immigration Experience
US Census Profile of Foreign-Born:
No mention is made of undocumented workers.
o The issue of estimating the number of undocumented workers is raised in
the Suarez-Orozco piece, which estimates the number at
Lecture 4 Notes: Geography of Immigration
Where immigrants are settling in the U.S. and why?
John Logan piece: Americas Newcomers
i. Chart shows that legal black immigrants are earning higher
incomes than African Americans.
Lecture 10 Notes: Racial Coalitions
Review of Proposal for Arcade Project:
Students report on their reading through of documents related to the Arcade Project, the
mixed-use development planned for downtown Framingham.
Dollars for Mitigation (means wha
Lecture 12 Notes: Initial Communications
Arcade Project (mixed-use development planned for downtown Framingham)
Proposed Outline for written report for client on Arcade
a. Introductory Chapters on Framingham/
b. Non-profit C
Lecture 9 Notes: Racial Inequalities
Alethia Jones reports on visit to Framingham and walking tour of downtown area with
board members of Brazilian non-profit:
Most of downtown Framingham businesses are Brazilian-owned. Division between North
and South Fr
Lecture 8 Notes: The Legacy of Immigration
National Narratives and the Legacy of Race and Immigration
a. Is the legacy of race the same everywhere?
i. In Desmond Kings article, he argues that the legacy of the
black/white paradigm in the U.S. inhibits