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Books on Immigration

Stories from the Immigrant Perspective

  • The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona-Mexico Borderlands
    Margaret Regan. Beacon Press. 256 pages.
  • We Are All Suspects Now: Untold Stories from Immigrant Communities after 9/11
    Tram Nguyen. Beacon Press. 212 pages.
  • Kids Like Me: Voices of the Immigrant Experience
    Judith M. Blohm & Terri Lipinksy. Intercultural Press. 296 pages. An appealing and accessible book with 26 narratives written by children and young adults describing their experience as immigrants in the United States. The individual narratives are short, and can be read on their own.

Facts, History and Policy

  • "They Take Our Jobs!": And 20 Other Myths about Immigration
    Aviva Chomsky. Beacon Press. 264 pages.
  • Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants
    David Bacon. Beacon Press. 272 pages.
  • Coming to America (2nd Edition): A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life
    Roger Daniels. Harper Perennial. 576 pages.

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