The Politics Department invites you to a research talk by Professor and Marine veteran Alfredo González on "Green Card Troops," or, recipients of citizenship-for-service.
Alfredo González is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Students at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Dr. González received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2011 and M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 2019. His book manuscript, Deporting Veterans: Race, Citizenship, and U.S. Immigrant Military Service since WWI, explores the development of exchanging legal citizenship to immigrants for their labor in the U.S. military, otherwise known as citizenship-for-service. Dr. González is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served during Operation Iraqi Freedom.