Paloma Villegas

Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto Scarborough

Paloma E. Villegas is a Lecturer at the University of Toronto, Scarborough.  Her research focuses on the intersections between migrant illegalization, race and gender.  She is currently working on a book manuscript on the experiences of precarious status Mexican migrants in Toronto.  She is also working on a research project that examines access to postsecondary schooling for precarious status students.

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization: Mexico, Transnational Latinx migration to the U.S. and Canada

Keywords: Migration, illegalization, racialization, gender, schooling, transnationalism