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Disillusionment and Hope in Clinical Practice

Saturday May 12, 2018


And Where Are You From?:   Intersectional Identities and Geographic Relocation

Boris Thomas, JD, PhD, LCSW

Post Presentation Resources


Collins, Patricia Hill & Bilge, Sirma (2016).  Intersectionality.  Cambridge, UK:  Polity Press.

Collins, Patricia Hill. (2000).  Black Feminist Thought:  Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment.  New York: Routledge.

Crenshaw, Kimberlé Williams; Gotanda, Neil; Peller, Gary; and Thomas, Kendall (eds.) (1995).  Critical Race Theory:  The Key /writings that Formed the Movement.  New York: the New Press.

 Greene, B. (2010). Intersectionality and Complexity of Identity: How the Personal Shapes the Professional Psychotherapist. In B. Greene & D. Brodbar (Eds), A Minyan of Women: Family dynamics, Jewish Identity and Psychotherapy Practice. UK: Routledge. (Co published in a special issue of the journal: Women & Therapy, 33:3,4).

Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

Jennings v. Rodriguez

Deportation of Immigrants 2011

Deportation of Immigrants 2013

Detention Bed Mandate

Immigration in Trump’s FY 2018 Budget

Kids in Foster Care after Parents Deported

Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act)

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) & Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA)

Positive Impact of DACA

Attorneys General from 15 States + DC Sue to Save DACA – May 2018

United High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Trump Travel Ban

Adult Children of Immigrants

Tech Industry Response to Trump Anti-Immigration Stance

Census Bureau

Participation in Means Tested Programs

US Recent History of Taking in Refugees vs Syrian



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