Marietta Messmer is Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). Her publications focus on the political and cultural relations between the U.S. and Latin America, Mexican and Central American migration to the U.S., violence in the U.S.-Mexican borderlands, as well as theoretical debates on human rights, citizenship, integration, and minority rights. She is managing editor of the peer-reviewed book series Interamericana, devoted to publications on the...


Migration processes
Migration consequences (for migrants, sending and receiving countries)
Migration governance


  • University of Groningen

    , Groningen, Netherlands
    Associate Professor


Children and Youth: Disadvantaged and Disenfranchised by the Current U.S. Immigration Regime

Authors Marietta Messmer
Year 2018
Journal Name Review of International American Studies
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1 Journal Article

Outsourcing Immigration Control: A Comparison Between Current U.S. and EU Immigration Policy Measures

Authors Marietta Messmer
Year 2016
Book Title (Im)migration Patterns: Displacement and Relocation in Contmporary America
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2 Book Chapter
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