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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Rai, Alisha

Summary: If Sonia Patil had her way, she'd be attending her local comic con instead of covering a shift for her boss's daughter. Since Sonia's mom was deported and her sister, who never claimed deferred status under DACA, had to forgo college to support them, Sonia's had her hands full with work, school, and pretending everything is okay at home. Then Sonia, in homemade superhero cosplay, stumbles into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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

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

Morales, Areli

Summary: "In the first picture book written by a DACA dreamer, Areli Morales tells her own powerful and vibrant immigration story of moving from a quiet town in Mexico to the bustling and noisy metropolis of New York City"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Studio 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOR

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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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHA

Agustin, Rafael

Summary: "What happens when the all-American high school student discovers he's undocumented? Rafa's parents didn't want him to grow up feeling different because, as his mom told him: "Dreams should not have borders." Rafa had no idea of his immigration status until he tried to get his driver's license during his junior year of high school. Suddenly, his perfectly curated and slightly racist (race-ish,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AGUSTIN, RAFAEL AGU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B AGUSTIN AGU

Summary: "In the year 2154, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on a overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Delacourt ... will stop at nothing to preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium--but that doesn't stop the people of Earth from trying to get in by any means they can"--Container

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: A day in the life of Ming Ding begins as a pair of hammer-wielding loan sharks come to the door of Ming's squalid apartment. Their ultimatum, delivered in Mandarin, is as simple as it is virtually impossible to fulfill, needing to give them $800 by the evening or the debt will be doubled. With the family he supports half a world away, Ming has a single rain-soaked shift at his job in which to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN TAK

Cranor, Eli

Summary: "Gabriela Menchaca and Edwin Saucedo are hardworking, undocumented employees at the Detmer Foods chicken plant in Springdale, Arkansas, just a stone's throw away from the trailer park where they've lived together for seven years. While dealing with personal tragedies of their own, the young couple endures the brutal, dehumanizing conditions at the plant in exchange for barebones pay. When the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2024

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Adjapon, Bisi

Summary: "At twenty-one, life in Senegal couldn't be better for Lola. An aspiring writer and university graduate, she has a great job, a vibrant social life, and a future filled with possibility. But fate disrupts her world when she falls for Armand, an American Marine stationed at the U.S. Embassy. Her mother, a high court judge in Ghana who endeavors to keep her anchored to home, disapproves of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADJ

Rivera, Lilliam

Summary: "Jessica Cruz has done everything right. She's a dedicated student, popular among her classmates, and has a loving family that has done everything they can to give her a better life in the United States. While Jessica is a part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, allowing her to go to school and live in the U.S., her parents are undocumented. Jessica usually worries for her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2021

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

Deaver, Jeffery.

Summary: "Forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme, along with his protege, Amelia Sachs, has been recruited by the FBI to capture "the Ghost"--a homicidal immigrant smuggler. Buth when they corner him aboard a cargo ship headed for New York, the bust goes disastrously wrong and the Ghost escapes. Now, he must eliminate the only witnesses to his crimes--two families who jumped ship and vanished in the Chinatown...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEA

Kemp, Laekan Zea

Summary: Penelope Prado has always dreamed of opening her own pastelera̕ next to her father's restaurant, Nacho's Tacos. But her mom and dad have different plans-leaving Pen to choose between disappointing her traditional Mexican American parents or following her own path. When she confesses a secret she's been keeping, her world is sent into a tailspin. But then she meets a cute new hire at Nacho's who...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC KEM

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

Cantú, Francisco

Summary: ""A beautiful, fiercely honest, and nevertheless deeply empathetic look at those who police the border and the migrants who risk - and lose - their lives crossing it. In a time of often ill-informed or downright deceitful political rhetoric, this book isan invaluable corrective."--Phil Klay For Francisco Cantú the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CANTU, FRANCISCO CAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B CANTU CAN

Buitrago, Jairo

Summary: A little girl counts the things she sees as she and her father travel, sometimes on foot, sometimes on top of a train, and sometimes in other ways, stop while her father earns more money for the trip, and avoid soldiers and other dangers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BUI

Marquardt, Marie F.

Summary: Evan, the nephew of a conservative southern senator, and Alma, who lives with her large, warm Mexican family, fall in love, but when Immigration and Customs Enforcement begins raids on their town, Alma knows she needs to tell Evan her secrets, but how canshe tell her country-club boyfriend that she is an undocumented immigrant?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Marquardt, Marie F.

Summary: After being mugged, seventeen-year-old Gretchen is still struggling to deal with her fears when she meets Phoenix, an eighteen-year-old immigrant from El Salvador.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

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

Summary: The human and drug trafficking across the border between the United States and Mexico has been called the illegal immigration invasion. The lives of five individuals affected by the rise in illegal immigration are documented.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BOR

Summary: Capitol Journal Illegal Immigration; archival footage of immigrants at Ellis Island; Rep. Martin Dies of Texas blames immigrants for Depression-era unemployment; VO discussion of US immigration restrictions and the pro-Anglo-Saxon bias of the system; Post

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1935

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Longmire, Sylvia.

Summary: "When confronted with the challenges of border security and illegal immigration, government officials are fond of saying that our borders have never been as safe and secure as they are now. But ranchers in the borderlands of Arizona and Texas fear for their lands, their cattle, their homes, and sometimes their lives due to the human and drug smuggling traffic that regularly crosses their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.28 LON

Summary: Illegal Jewish immigrants arrive in Palestine, and stash of stolen weapons in found in a school.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1946

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Wood, John

Summary: Immigration is a vital part of American history. Today, policies that center on immigration and the ways it has evolved are often the source of political debate and take center stage in current events. This book helps students understand these policies in addition to the major reasons people decide to live in new countries. It examines the ways immigrants have shaped culture and how many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 325 WOO

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

Summary: Europe's wealth represents a golden opportunity for those who smuggle cheap, easily exploited workers across international borders. But how does the loathsome mechanism of human trafficking actually occur, and what are EU authorities doing to fight it? This program investigates by recording the experiences of human trafficking victims and evaluating the work of the EU government in the battle...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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