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Regan, Margaret

Summary: "The United States is detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants at a rate never before seen in American history. Hundreds of thousands languish in immigration detention centers, separated from their families, sometimes for years. Deportees are dropped off unceremoniously in sometimes dangerous Mexican border towns, or flown back to crime-ridden Central American nations. Many of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2015

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

Blitzer, Jonathan

6 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "An epic, heartbreaking, and deeply reported history of the disastrous humanitarian crisis at the southern border that tells the story of the migrants forced to risk everything and the policy makers determining their fate"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2024

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Choy, Catherine Ceniza

Summary: "Asian American Histories of the United States illuminates how an over-century-long history of Asian migration, labor, and community formation in the United States is fundamental to understanding the American experience and its existential crises of the early twenty-first century"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0495 CHO

Summary: From the east: "A journey from the end of summer to deepest winter, across Eastern Europe to Moscow."--Container

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 325.73 CAP

Oliva, Alejandra

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In this powerful and deeply felt memoir of translation, storytelling, and borders, Alejandra Oliva, a Mexican-American translator and immigrant justice activist, offers a powerful chronical of her experience interpreting at the US-Mexico border. Having worked with asylum seekers since 2016, she knows all too well the gravity of taking someone's trauma and delivering it to the warped demands of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Astra House 2023

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

Luiselli, Valeria

Summary: "From the two-time NBCC Finalist, a fiercely imaginative novel about a family's summer road trip across America--a journey that, with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity, probes the nature of justice and equality in America today. A mother and father set out with their kids from New York to Arizona. In their used Volvo--and with their ten-year-old son trying out his new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Luiselli 2019

Polakow-Suransky, Sasha

Summary: Discusses the new political climate in Europe and the United States where xenophobia and racism have voted Britain out of the EU and catapulted Donald Trump to the presidency.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304 POL

Cohen, Elizabeth F.

Summary: "In Illegal, prominent political scientist Elizabeth Cohen explores the dark history of US immigration policy and proposes a major new plan for full-scale reform. As Cohen shows, the US has always maintained the right to exclude people from entry-from those deemed to have seditious intent to a broad category of "undesirables," which has at times included epileptics, prostitutes, beggars, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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

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....

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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

Buffett, Howard G

Summary: "From one of America's most prominent philanthropists, an eye-opening, myth-busting new perspective on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Howard G. Buffett has seen first-hand the devastating impact of cheap Mexican heroin and other opiate cocktails across America. Fueled by failing border policies and lawlessness in Mexico and Central America, drugs are pouring over the nation's southern...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363 BUF

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 BUF

Dobbs, Michael

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 DOB

Summary: "Immigration Matters brings together key movement leaders and academics in the immigration space to share cutting-edge approaches to the question of America's borders-who should be allowed in, and who, if anyone, should be kept out. The book delves into topics including new ways to frame immigration issues, fresh thinking on key aspects of policy, challenges of integration, workers' rights,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2021

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

Summary: Examines immigration policy under both the Trump and Obama administrations, investigates the origins of zero tolerance, and reveals the journeys and voices of children who were separated from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEP

Summary: "An anthology of writing by Mexican journalists, historians, novelists, and artists on the immigration crisis in the United States"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972 LET

Eichstaedt, Peter H.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.137 EIC

Chomsky, Aviva

Summary: "This book looks at the role illegality or undocumentedness plays in our society and economy. It shows how the status was created, and how and why people, especially Mexicans and Central Americans, have been assigned this status. The first three chapterslook at the histories of social exclusion. One looks specifically at the Mexican and Guatemalan contexts to understand why such large numbers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.137 CHO

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,...

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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

Mehta, Suketu

Summary: "An argument for why the United States and the West should accept more immigrants, and would benefit from doing so."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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

García Hernández, César Cuauhtémoc

Summary: "An in-depth look at the imprisonment of immigrants addressing the intersection of immigration and the criminal justice system"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2019

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

Bush, Jeb.

Summary: From the former Republican governor of Florida and a leading constitutional litigator comes a timely and provocative look at one of the most divisive issues facing the nation today: immigration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 325.73 BUS

Bausum, Ann.

Summary: An award-winning author examines the history of American immigration--a critical topic in 21st century America--particularly those lesser-known stories of immigrants who were denied entrance into the States or detained for security reasons.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 BAU

Freeman, Kelsey

Summary: "At a time when anti-immigrant vitriol substitutes for US immigration policy, No Option But North deftly blends heartbreaking accounts of the journey north with cogent insights into the systemic causes that make the trek north an almost impossible option if you're poor and from south of the border. Essential reading for anyone who cares about the human rights implications of US immigration...

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Publisher / Publication Date: IG Publishing 2020

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

Nayeri, Dina

Summary: In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri--an author whose "exploration of the exile's predicament is tender and urgent" (The New Yorker)--examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood escape from Iran, and through the stories of other refugees and asylum seekers. What is it like to be a refugee? It is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.87 NAY

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