Eladio BobadillaEladio Bobadilla is a first-year PhD student in history. He studies immigrant labor history and Chican@ political identity. A native of Mexico and the son of life-long farm laborers, he is interested in investigating the social history Mexican “guest” and undocumented workers in the United States. He is especially interested in the development of a political consciousness among these people and the ways in which their experiences have shaped their views of both the United States and  their countries of origin.



Research Updates

June 13: Chavez, the United Farm Workers, and the “Wetback” Problem

June 28: The Changing Conversation about “Illegal Immigrants”

July 12: A Giant Paradox in a Vast Valley

July 25: The U.S.-Mexico Border: Where History, Policy and Tragedy Collide

August 5: DREAMers Dare to Dream Big Despite Hopeless Political Climate

August 19: A Time for Reflection