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Administrative Justice: Policy Design for the Inclusion of Marginalized Groups

Portrait of Angela GarcíaJoin the Center for Racial Justice in welcoming Dr. Angela S. García, immigration scholar and associate professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago, for a virtual workshop on administrative justice. This workshop centers the strategic behavior of both marginalized groups and state actors within a framework of mutual adaptation. Specifically, it will prompt thinking on policy feedback effects and innovation around the alleviation of administrative burden and system avoidance among marginalized groups, alongside the use of administrative justice policy design to foster inclusion and well-being. Dr. Angela S. García is a Center for Racial Justice ’23-’24 Visiting Fellow.

This event is the first of the CRJ’s winter 2024 Racial Justice in Practice workshop series.

Dr. Angela S. García is an Associate Professor at the University of Chicago’s Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice. She is a sociologist of immigration, membership, law, and the state, with a focus on undocumented migration in the context of US immigration federalism. García’s award-winning book, Legal Passing: Navigating Undocumented Life and Local Immigration Law (University of California Press), compares the impacts of restrictive and accommodating subnational immigration laws for undocumented Mexican communities. Her current work includes a book project on time and undocumented middle life and a collaborative study on urban inclusion and municipal ID. García’s scholarship has been published in Social Forces, Social Problems, International Migration Review, Ethnic and Racial Studies, and the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, among other academic outlets. She earned a PhD in Sociology and a MA in Latin American Studies from the University of California, San Diego.

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