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This article examines the accidental procreation argument through the lenses of anthropological theory, history, literature, and constitutional law. We conclude that marriage has sometimes been used to channel male heterosexuality into reproduction, but to argue that this goal is the sine qua non of marriage is to vastly oversimplify its history in both law and culture.

This article, through the study case of Sara Harb Quiroz, provides us with a window into immigration service efforts to identify and exclude foreign- born women who were believed to be lesbians. That Quiroz encountered difficulties when entering at El Paso, because an agent suspected that she was a lesbian, clearly demonstrates that sexuality functioned as a "dense transfer point for relations of power" at the border.

La question des migrations de mariage a récemment attiré l'attention, notamment en ce qui a trait à l'accroissement du nombre de défis auxquels les populations d'États tiers font face en opposition aux citoyens européens lorsqu'il est question de réunification avec un époux ou un conjoint. À travers une analyse juridique détaillée, cet article se propose de se concentrer sur la question suivante: quelles connexions peuvent être faites entre la loi, l'amour, la mobilité et la souveraineté?

Marriage migration has recently drawn some attention, notably to the ways in which third-country nationals face increased challenges compared to European citizens when it comes to reunite with their spouse or partner. Foregoing a detailed legal analysis, this article rather seeks to interrogate the following: what connections can be drawn between law, love, mobility and sovereignty?

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