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Asad Asad's reserach on immigrants in the Stanford News

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Feb 4 2020

For some immigrants, obtaining legal status is perceived a pathway to deportation, Stanford sociologist finds.

For some Latin American immigrants living in Dallas, Texas, holding a legal status – like a green card – does not stop them from fearing deportation. If anything, it can make some more fearful of deportation because they are now known to immigration authorities who could easily deport them, Stanford sociologist Asad L. Asad has found.

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