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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.7 WID

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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Buchanan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

García Hernández, César Cuauhtémoc

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gibson, D. W. (David-William)

Summary: "An esteemed journalist delivers a compelling on-the-ground account of the construction of President Trump's border wall in San Diego-and the impact on the lives of local residents. In August of 2019, Donald Trump finished building his border wall-at least a portion of it. In San Diego, the Army Corps of engineers completed two years of construction on a 14-mile steel beamed barrier that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 624 GIB

Sterling, Terry Greene.

Summary: Arizona's violent border is the busiest cross-over point for illegal immigants to the United States. No state is as hostile to undocumented immigrants as Arizona, yet the city of Phoenix is home to thousands of people who live in the shadows. Sterling brings to light the invisible people who continue to live and work there despite all the hardships involved, and she exposes the fabric of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Soboroff, Jacob

Summary: "A deeply reported, newsbreaking account the humanitarian crisis of our time by the journalist who has been at the center of the story: MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff, winner of the 2019 Walter Cronkite Award, offers a chilling expose of the human cost of the Trump administration's border and immigration policies"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LUI

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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