Non-citizens have long worked for the US military. Held up as the most deserving immigrants while also suspected for their foreignness, so-called green card soldiers contribute to reproducing the US empire. Dr. Sofya Aptekar will discuss her new book Green Card Soldier: Between Model Immigrant and Security Threat, the immigrant experience of military labor and the uneasy intersection between the mammoth military and immigration systems in the US.
No registration required, all are welcome.
UTSC Department of Sociology, Centre for the Study of the US