Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-198) and index.
Part I. Immigration Regimes I : Mapping Race and Citizenship -- Placing Mexican Immigration within the Larger Landscape of Race Relations in the United States -- "What is a White Man?" : The Quest to Make Mexicans Ineligible for U.S. Citizenship -- Birthright Citizenship Beyond Black and White -- Part II. Immigration Regimes II : Making Mexicans Deportable -- Mexicans Suspended in a State of Deportability : Medical Racialization and Immigration Policy in the 1940s -- Deportations in the Urban Landscape -- Epilogue: Making Race in the Twenty-First Century.