Air Dates: June 10-16, 2019
Rebroadcast Dates: December 27, 2021-January 2, 2022
The super-heated rhetoric over immigration and border security in the United States today is part of a long tradition of anti-immigration hysteria. Julie Keller puts our recent panic in a sociological context—exploring changes in who works on American dairy farms, and how they traveled from Latin America to farms in the upper-Mid-West.
Julie C. Keller is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Rhode Island. She earned her doctorate in sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013 and is the author of “Milking in the Shadows: Migrants and Mobility in America’s Dairyland.”
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