Visiting fellow

Angela S. García

Visiting Fellow, Center for Racial Justice

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.