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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Benoit, Peter

Summary: Chronicles mass immigration to the United States from the time of the early colonies to today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 304.873 BEN

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363 BUF

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

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

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: "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

Buchanan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: The conservative political thinker forecasts America's social and cultural collapse as he describes how current policies will cause a permanent loss of American sovereignty and independence and the impact of substituting ideology for true faith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.93 BUC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 BUC

Summary: Examines the lives and issues of legal and illegal migrant agricultural workers and the American farmers who rely on them, in light of current United States immigration policy and anti-immigration sentiment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: White Hot Films 2008

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

Nasaw, David

Summary: Documents the experiences and fates of the one million concentration camp survivors, POWs, slave laborers and political prisoners left in Germany after World War II who spent years as displaced refugees in unsupported, segregated, and poorly converted buildings while the world's nations refused shelter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2020

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

Luiselli, Valeria

Summary: "Structured around the forty questions Luiselli translates and asks undocumented Latin-American children facing deportation, Tell Me How It Ends (an expansion of her 2016 Freeman's essay of the same name) humanizes these young migrants and highlights thecontradiction of the idea of America as a fiction for immigrants with the reality of racism and fear--both here and back home"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.23 LUI

Yglesias, Matthew

Summary: "A bold case for massive population growth in the name of national greatness--from Vox co-founder and host of "The Weeds" podcast Matt Yglesias. America is in decline. Fewer children are born each year due to financial pressure. Thousands flee our iconic cities with their housing shortages and broken infrastructure. While we tie ourselves into knots trying to stop the flow of immigrants, our...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio, Penguin 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.6 YGL

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

Malkin, Michelle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2002

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

Kerr, William R. (William Robert)

Summary: The Gift of Global Talent deftly transports readers from joyous celebrations at the Nobel Prize ceremony to angry airport protests against the Trump administration's travel ban. It explores why talented migration drives the knowledge economy, describes how universities and firms govern skilled admissions, explains the controversies of the H-1B visa used by firms like Google and Apple, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stanford Business Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.6 KER

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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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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2017

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

Mehta, Suketu

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 325.73 BUS

Mulligan Sepúlveda, J.J.

Summary: "For author Mulligan Sepúlveda, the son and husband of Spanish-speaking immigrants, the battle for immigration reform is personal. Mulligan Sepúlveda writes of visiting border detention centers, defending undocumented immigrants in court, and taking hisservices to JFK to represent people being turned away at the gates during Trump's infamous travel ban"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2018

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

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