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Between the Fences
Before Guantanamo, there was the Port Isabel Service Processing Center
Written by Tony Hefner


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

Something at the Texas detention facility is terribly wrong, and Tony Hefner knows it. But the guards are repeatedly instructed not to speak of anything they witness. In the Rio Grande Valley, one of the most poverty-stricken areas in the United States, good jobs are scarce and the detention facility pays... Read more >
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the immigrant suite
hey xenophobe! Who you calling foreigner?
Written by Hattie Gossett


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

Writing from the upper west side of Manhattan, where Harlem intersects with waves of immigrants from the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Korea, Cambodia, Ivory Coast, India, Native America, and from all over the globe, hattie gossett vividly invokes her neighborhood experience. With wit and candor, she questions why so many... Read more >
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Targeted
Homeland Security and the Business of Immigration
Written by Deepa Fernandes
Foreword by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

America has always portrayed itself as a country of immigrants, welcoming each year the millions seeking a new home or refuge in this land of plenty. Increasingly, instead of finding their dream, many encounter a nightmare—a country whose culture and legal system aggressively target and prosecute them.
In Targeted, journalist Deepa Fernandes... Read more >
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Across the Wire
Across the Wire
Written by Luis Urrea
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773746
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Across the Wire
Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border
Written by Luis Urrea


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $12.99

            Luis Alberto Urrea's Across the Wire offers a compelling and unprecedented look at what life is like for those refugees living on the Mexican side of the border—a world that is only some twenty miles from San Diego, but that few have seen.  Urrea gives us a compassionate and candid account of his work as a...

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The Death of Josseline
Immigration Stories from the Arizona Borderlands
Written by Margaret Regan


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 13, 2010
Price: $15.00

Dispatches from Arizona—the front line of a massive human migration—including the voices of migrants, Border Patrol, ranchers, activists, and others
 
For the last decade, Margaret Regan has reported on the escalating chaos along the Arizona-Mexico border, ground zero for immigration since 2000. Undocumented migrants cross into Arizona in overwhelming numbers, a... Read more >
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The Death of Josseline
The Death of Josseline
Written by Margaret Regan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001301
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The Death of Josseline
Immigration Stories from the Arizona Borderlands
Written by Margaret Regan


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $15.00

Dispatches from Arizona—the front line of a massive human migration—including the voices of migrants, Border Patrol, ranchers, activists, and others
 
For the last decade, Margaret Regan has reported on the escalating chaos along the Arizona-Mexico border, ground zero for immigration since 2000. Undocumented migrants cross into Arizona in overwhelming numbers, a... Read more >
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Reflections on the Revolution In Europe
Reflections on the Revolution In Europe
Written by Christopher Caldwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307276759
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Reflections on the Revolution In Europe
Immigration, Islam and the West
Written by Christopher Caldwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $16.95

This provocative and unflinching analysis of Europe’s unexpected demographic revolution focuses on the increasingly assertive Muslim populations shaping the continent’s future.
 
Europe’s half century of mass immigration has failed to produce an American melting pot and is now faced with a serious problem for which there is no easy solution. Based on... Read more >
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Between the Fences
Between the Fences
Written by Tony Hefner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229125
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Between the Fences
Before Guantanamo, there was the Port Isabel Service Processing Center
Written by Tony Hefner


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $19.95

Something at the Texas detention facility is terribly wrong, and Tony Hefner knows it. But the guards are repeatedly instructed not to speak of anything they witness. In the Rio Grande Valley, one of the most poverty-stricken areas in the United States, good jobs are scarce and the detention facility pays... Read more >
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Translating America
Translating America
Written by Peter Conolly-Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588342874
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Translating America
An Ethnic Press and Popular Culture, 1890-1920
Written by Peter Conolly-Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 424 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $29.95

At the turn of the century, New York City's Germans constituted a culturally and politically dynamic community, with a population 600,000 strong. Yet fifty years later, traces of its culture had all but disappeared. What happened? The conventional interpretation has been that, in the face of persecution and repression during World... Read more >
A Country for All
A Country for All
Written by Jorge Ramos
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307475541
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A Country for All
An Immigrant Manifesto
Written by Jorge Ramos


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2010
Price: $14.95

For decades, fixing the United States’ broken immigration system has been one of the most urgent challenges facing our country, and time and time again, politicians have passed the buck. With anti-immigrant sentiment rising around the country, as evidenced by the passage of a controversial new law in Arizona, it is...

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Medicine in Translation
Journeys with My Patients
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $24.95

From a doctor Oliver Sacks has called a “born storyteller,” a riveting account of practicing medicine at a fast-paced urban hospital
 
For two decades, Dr. Danielle Ofri has cared for patients at Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the country and a crossroads for the world’s cultures. In Medicine in Translation... Read more >
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Outcasts United
Outcasts United
Written by Warren St. John
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385522045
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Outcasts United
An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference
Written by Warren St. John


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
Price: $15.00

The extraordinary tale of a refugee youth soccer team and the transformation of a small American town

Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement center in the 1990s, becoming the first American home for scores of families in flight from the world’s war zones—from Liberia... Read more >
Illegal People
Illegal People
Written by David Bacon
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ISBN: 9780807042304
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Illegal People
How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants
Written by David Bacon


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: June 1, 2009
Price: $18.00

For two decades David Bacon has documented the connections between labor, migration, and the global economy. In Illegal People he explains why our national policy produces even more displacement, migration, immigration raids, and an increasingly divided and polarized society. Arguing for a sea change in how we think, debate, and legislate... Read more >
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Outcasts United
Outcasts United
Written by Warren St. John, Read by Lincoln Hoppe
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739366172
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Outcasts United
An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference
Written by Warren St. John
Read by Lincoln Hoppe


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $29.95

The extraordinary tale of a refugee youth soccer team and the transformation of a small American town

Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement center in the 1990s, becoming the first American home for scores of families in flight from the world’s war zones—from Liberia... Read more >
Outcasts United
Outcasts United
Written by Warren St. John, Read by Lincoln Hoppe
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739366189
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Outcasts United
An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference
Written by Warren St. John
Read by Lincoln Hoppe


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $15.00

The extraordinary tale of a refugee youth soccer team and the transformation of a small American town

Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement center in the 1990s, becoming the first American home for scores of families in flight from the world’s war zones—from Liberia... Read more >
Outcasts United
Outcasts United
Written by Warren St. John
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385529594
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Outcasts United
A Refugee Team, an American Town
Written by Warren St. John


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $13.99

BONUS: This edition contains a reader's guide.

The extraordinary tale of a refugee youth soccer team and the transformation of a small American town

Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement center in the 1990s, becoming the first American home for scores of... Read more >
Outcasts United
Outcasts United
Written by Warren St. John, Read by Lincoln Hoppe
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415948934
Our Price: $20.00

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Outcasts United
An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference
Written by Warren St. John
Read by Lincoln Hoppe


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $20.00

The extraordinary tale of a refugee youth soccer team and the transformation of a small American town

Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement center in the 1990s, becoming the first American home for scores of families in flight from the world’s war zones—from Liberia... Read more >
Hard Line
Hard Line
Written by Ken Ellingwood
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307530363
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Hard Line
Life and Death on the US-Mexico Border
Written by Ken Ellingwood


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

The Southwestern border is one of the most fascinating places in America, a region of rugged beauty and small communities that coexist across the international line. In the past decade, the area has also become deadly as illegal immigration has shifted into some of the harshest territory on the continent, reshaping... Read more >
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La Travesia de Enrique
La Travesia de Enrique
Written by Sonia Nazario, Translated by Ana V. Ras
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307548245
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La Travesia de Enrique

Written by Sonia Nazario
Translated by Ana V. Ras


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

En esta asombrosa historia real, la galardonada periodista Sonia Nazario relata la inolvidable odisea de un niño hondureño que enfrenta penurias y peligros para reunirse con su madre en los Estados Unidos.

Cuando Enrique tiene cinco años, su madre, Lourdes, se marcha de Honduras para trabajar en los Estados Unidos. Esto le... Read more >
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When Germs Travel
When Germs Travel
Written by Howard Markel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493071
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When Germs Travel
Six Major Epidemics That Have Invaded America and the Fears They Have Unleashed
Written by Howard Markel


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $13.99

The struggle against deadly microbes is endless. Diseases that have plagued human beings since ancient times still exist, new maladies like SARS make their way into the headlines, we are faced with vaccine shortages, and the threat of germ warfare has reemerged as a worldwide threat.

In this riveting account, medical historian...

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Illegal People
How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants
Written by David Bacon


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 1, 2008
Price: $18.00

For two decades veteran photojournalist David Bacon has documented the connections between labor, migration, and the global economy. In Illegal People Bacon explores the human side of globalization, exposing the many ways it uproots people in Latin America and Asia, driving them to migrate. At the same time, U.S. immigration policy... Read more >
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Cuba Confidential
Cuba Confidential
Written by Ann Louise Bardach
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307425423
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Cuba Confidential
Love and Vengeance in Miami and Havana
Written by Ann Louise Bardach


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

From America’s number one Cuba reporter, PEN award–winning investigative journalist Ann Louise Bardach, comes the big book on Cuba we’ve all been waiting for. An incisive and spirited portrait of the twentieth century’s wiliest political survivor and his fiefdom, Cuba Confidential is the gripping story of the shattered families and warring... Read more >
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the immigrant suite
the immigrant suite
Written by Hattie Gossett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227787
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the immigrant suite
hey xenophobe! who you calling foreigner?
Written by Hattie Gossett


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2007
Price: $14.95

Writing from the upper west side of Manhattan, where Harlem intersects with waves of immigrants from the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Korea, Cambodia, Ivory Coast, India, Native America, and from all over the globe, hattie gossett vividly invokes her neighborhood experience. With wit and candor, she questions why so many... Read more >
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They Take Our Jobs!
They Take Our Jobs!
Written by Aviva Chomsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807041567
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They Take Our Jobs!
And 20 Other Myths about Immigration
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2007
Price: $14.00

Claims that immigrants take Americans' jobs, are a drain on the American economy, contribute to poverty and inequality, destroy the social fabric, challenge American identity, and contribute to a host of social ills by their very existence are openly discussed and debated at all levels of society. Chomsky dismantles twenty of... Read more >
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They Take Our Jobs!
And 20 Other Myths about Immigration
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2007
Price: $14.00

Claims that immigrants take Americans' jobs, are a drain on the American economy, contribute to poverty and inequality, destroy the social fabric, challenge American identity, and contribute to a host of social ills by their very existence are openly discussed and debated at all levels of society. Chomsky dismantles twenty of... Read more >
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