Immigration and Refugee Studies
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Dying to Cross: The Worst Immigrant Tragedy in American History
Dying to Cross
The Worst Immigrant Tragedy in American History
Paperback      ISBN: 006078945x
An account of the May 2003 incident in which nineteen illegal immigrants lost their lives while trying to cross the Mexican-American border discusses the trafficking operations of Karla Chavez, who abandoned the victims in a sweltering truck in Texas, in an investigation that offers insight into why people enter agreements with traffickers and the dangers facing illegal immigrants today. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
Across the Wire: Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border
Across the Wire
Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border
Paperback      ISBN: 0385425309
Gathers scenes of poverty, squalor, brutality, and humanity
Crossing over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail
Crossing over
A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail
Paperback      ISBN: 0312421230
A powerful account of migrant culture traces the Chavez family as they leave their southern-Mexican town and embark on a perilous journey through the underground railroad to the tomato farms of Missouri, the strawberry fields of California, and the slaughterhouses of Wisconsin. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
The Middle of Everywhere: Helping Refugees Enter the American Community
The Middle of Everywhere
Helping Refugees Enter the American Community
Paperback      ISBN: 0156027372
Offers the tales of refugees who have escaped countries riddled by conflict and ripped apart by war to realize their dream of starting a new life in America, detailing their triumph over adversity.
The Immigrant Experience: The Anguish of Becoming American (pelican)
The Immigrant Experience
The Anguish of Becoming American (pelican)
Trade Paperback      ISBN: 0140215751
Mexican-American Folklore
Mexican-American Folklore
Paperback      ISBN: 0874830591
Gathers riddles, rhymes, folk poetry, stories, ballads, superstitions, customs, games, foods, and folk arts of the Mexican-Americans
The Middle of Everywhere: The World's Refugees Come to Our Town
The Middle of Everywhere
The World's Refugees Come to Our Town
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0151006008
The best-selling author of Reviving Ophelia presents a stirring glimpse of the world beyond our borders, told through the tales of refugees who have escaped countries riddled by conflict and ripped apart by war to realize their dream of starting a new life in America, vividly detailing their triumph over adversity.
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Warmth of Other Suns
The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Paperback      ISBN: 0679763880
In an epic history covering the period from the end of World War I through the 1970s, a Pulitzer Prize winner chronicles the decades-long migration of African Americans from the South to the North and West through the stories of three individuals and their families. Reprint. A best-selling book. A National Book Critics Circle Award finalist.
The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization
The Death of the West
How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization
Paperback      ISBN: 0312302592
Compares the collapsing birth rates in Europe and the U.S. with the population explosions in other parts of the world to predict massive shifts in the balance of world power and the disintegration of Western culture.
Turning Japanese: Memoirs of a Sansei
Turning Japanese
Memoirs of a Sansei
Paperback      ISBN: 0385423446
A memoir of the author's journey to Japan, the country his grandfather left at the turn of the century, chronicles his quest for identity in the face of shame and cultural dislocation