Immigration and Refugee Studies
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.
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
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 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
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
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.