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Summary: As immigration and naturalization processes continue to dominate U.S. news headlines and political rhetoric, the tangible fear of having one's family torn apart is only growing greater for those who flock to the United States for work, education, or refuge. This book looks at both legal and undocumented immigration and explores the challenges faced by local and federal government officials, by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Publishing 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 325 DEP

Summary: As a Korean-American man raised in the Louisiana bayou works hard to make a life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his past as he discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2021

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Wildes, Leon

Summary: New York immigration attorney Leon Wildes tells the incredible story of this landmark case --John Lennon vs. The USA --- that set up a battle of wills between John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and President Richard Nixon. Although Wildes did not even know who John Lennon and Yoko Ono were when he was originally retained by them, he developed a close relationship with them both during the eventual...

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Bar Assocociation 2016

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

Pablo Cruz, Rosayra

Summary: "From a mother whose children were taken from her at the U.S. border by the American government in 2018 and another mother who helped reunite the family, a crucial, searing story about the immigration odyssey, family separation and reunification, and thepower of individuals to band together to overcome even the most cruel and unjust circumstances"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PABLO CRUZ, ROSAYRA PAB

Salazar, Aida

Summary: Nine-year-old Betita and her parents fled Mexico after her uncle was killed by the cartels, and settled in Los Angeles seeking political asylum and safety in what her father calls Aztlan, the land of the cranes; but now they have been swept up by by the government's Immigration Customs Enforcement, her father deported back to Mexico, and Betita and her mother confined in a family detention...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SAL

Garcia, J. Malcolm

Summary: "There is perhaps no starker example of the domestic costs and blindspots of America's modern military exploits than the continued practice of deporting men and women who have served in our armed forces. In this book, J. Malcolm Garcia reports from across the country and abroad, profiling veterans who have been deported, as well as the families and friends they have left behind. Without a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hot Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 GAR

Farris, Jerri.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Pub. International 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 747 FAR

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