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Wides-Muñoz, Laura

Summary: "A timely and powerful chronicle of a generation's great civil rights battle as witnessed through the experiences of five young undocumented immigrants fighting to become Americans. We often call them DREAMers: young people who were brought or sent to the United States as children. They attend our local schools; work jobs that contribute to our economy. Some apply to attend university here,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.7 WID

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.7 WID

Small, Cathleen

Summary: Deportation can be a frightening concept, especially for immigrants or people whose friends or relatives are from another country. Why do people get deported, and what happens to them after the deportation decision is made? The answers to these questions and more are found in this thorough examination of a topic that is often in the news. Comprehensive text and fact-filled sidebars, and vivid...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Press, an imprint of Greenhaven Publishing, LLC 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 364 SMA

Small, Cathleen

Summary: Why are some immigrants considered illegal? What happens to illegal immigrants after they are discovered in the United States? These questions and more are answered by this comprehensive look at a hot topic that is often debated on news programs and online. The accessible, objective text and full-color photographs give readers a balanced look at this complicated issue, and detailed sidebars...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 364 SMA

Ko, Lisa

Summary: "One morning, Deming Guo's mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly, goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home. With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left with no one to care for him. He is eventually adopted by two white college professors who move him from the Bronx to a small town upstate. Set in New York and China, the Leavers is the story of how one boy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017

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Summary: In the past decade, a large influx of immigrants has expanded beyond traditional polyglot cities. This has produced a backlash, especially since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, made immigration a national security issue. Some argue that the U.S. economy demands immigrant labor, and by denying these workers legal status, the government is fostering a shadow sub-class subject to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Dimmig, Brenna

Summary: After he finds out he's undocumented, seventeen-year-old high school student Osmel fears he won't be able to pursue his dream of becoming a meteorologist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DIM

Duboff, A.K.

Summary: Everything Elle Hartmut and her friends thought they knew about the alien menace--and the nature of their universe--is wrong. With mounting evidence that the aliens behind the Darkness reside on a hyperdimensional plane above spacetime, Elle and the Dark Sentinels will need a new approach to win. However, preventing the impending alien invasion will test their team in ways they never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BDL Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DUB

Coulter, Ann H.

Summary: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter attacks the immigration issue head-on, flying in the face of La Raza, the Democrats, a media determined to cover up immigrants' crimes, churches that get paid by the government for their "charity," and greedy Republican businessmen and campaign consultants -- all of whom are profiting handsomely from mass immigration that's tearing the country apart....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Media Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.6 COU

Duboff, A.K.

Summary: An alien fleet is coming. Elle Hartmut and her friends are the Hegemony's best chance for fighting back, but they'll need to head straight into enemy territory in order to identify the Darkness' origin. The Hegemony is out of time... and the war may already be lost before it even starts. The only chance for salvation is the mysterious shard of the Master Crystal, supposedly capable of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BDL Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DUB

Duboff, A.K.

Summary: After a routine reset on her homeworld, Elle Hartmut instead awakens on a spaceship. Her body is different, she has new magical abilities, and she's told that the fate of known civilization is in her hands. An alien Darkness is corrupting the crystalline network across the settled worlds. Elle and a team of talented companions--strangers imbued with special abilities like her own--must embark...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BDL Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DUB

Grippando, James

Summary: Julia Rodriguez and her teenage daughter Beatriz escaped bloodthirsty gangs, random violence and, Julia's abusive husband back in El Salvador. Arriving in Miami, mother and daughter struggled to carve their own piece of the American dream. While life in the States is hard, it is safer, until Julia's rejects her boss's unwanted sexual advances. Suddenly--thanks to an "anonymous" tip to U. S....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Truax, Eileen.

Summary: "In 2001 a bill was presented to the US Congress, known as the DREAM Act. The purpose of this bill was to fix the immigration status of almost two million undocumented youth who came to the country as minors through no choice of their own but now as young adults, with no legal identity, they may be unable to attend college, and live under the constant threat of deportation. These young people...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 325 TRU

Summary: A farmworker sneaks across the border from Mexico into California in an effort to make money to send to his family back home. It is a story that happens every day, told here in an uncompromising, groundbreaking work of realism from American independent filmmaker Robert M. Young. Vivid and spare where other films about illegal immigration might sentimentalize, Young's take on the subject is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ALA

Summary: Her hometown is full of aliens, her dad is a space patrolman, and her body turns into a gun at the sight of evil. She's Luluco, and she just wants tobe normal. Well that's too friggin' bad! Now that her dad's been frozen in a block of ice, there's only one way for this middle schooler to pay for the treatment by taking his place in the Space Patrol. It's a total pain, until she gets partnered...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME SPA

Bray, Ilona M.

Summary: Provides information on how individuals that lack employer-sponsors can qualify to obtain permanent U.S. residence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 BRA

Buchanan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 325.73 BUC

Caplan, Bryan Douglas

Summary: "American policy-makers have long been locked in a heated battle over whether, how many, and what kind of immigrants to allow to live and work in the country. Those in favor of welcoming more immigrants often cite humanitarian reasons, while those in favor of more restrictive laws argue the need to protect native citizens. But economist Bryan Caplan adds a new, compelling perspective to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 CAP

Little, Margaree

Summary: Rest is a vivid, powerful collection examining the human cost of crossing the border. In 2010, Margaree Little was working for a humanitarian mission near Tucson when, along with a group of volunteers, she found the unidentified body of a man, who a medical examiner would later estimate died at least six months before. This discovery serves as the jumping-off point to a stunning, elegiac series...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Four Way Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 LIT

Allende, Isabel

Summary: A minor traffic accident becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster, a 60-year-old human rights scholar, hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Anderson, Robert Mailer

Summary: An undocumented immigrant father has been bussing tables at the famous Windows on the World restaurant to support his family in Mexico. Then, tragedy strikes. His family hears no word for weeks. Refusing to give up hope, they send young Fernando on a quixotic mission across the border to find his father and bring him home. Along the way, Fernando experiences a warm embrace from fellow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books, Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 AND

Ashihara, Daisuke

Summary: "Having fought their way into the top B-Rank group, Tamakoma-2 gets to battle it out with the big boys for a chance to make A-Rank. Can this squad of Rookies win against seasoned Veterans who are nicknamed the 'A-Rank reserves?'"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 WOR

De la Cruz, Melissa

Summary: After learning of her family's illegal immigrant status, Jasmine realizes that college may be impossible and that deportation is a real threat, uncertainties she endures as she falls for the son of a congressman who opposes an immigration reform bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seventeen Fiction from Harlequin Teen 2016

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction De La Cruz 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DEL

Summary: Like all teenagers, the students at Coal Hill Academy have hidden secrets and desires. They are facing their own worst fears, navigating a life of friends, parents, school, sex, sorrow and possibly the end of existence. The very walls of space and time are starting to thin. Something is pressing on the other side: something waiting for its chance to kill everyone and everything, to bring us all...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CLA

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Summary: "What begins as a hopeful journey to seek a better life becomes a harrowing and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante chases a group of unarmed men and women through the treacherous U.S.-Mexican border. In the harsh, unforgiving desert terrain, the odds are stacked firmly against them as they continuously discover there's nowhere to hide from the unrelenting,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DES

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