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Detained and Deported

(Available March 10, 2015)
Detained and Deported
Written by Margaret Regan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807071946
Our Price: $25.95
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Detained and Deported
Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire
Written by Margaret Regan


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $25.95

An intimate look at the people ensnared by the US detention and deportation system, the largest in the world
 
On a bright Phoenix morning, Elena Santiago opened her door to find her house surrounded by a platoon of federal immigration agents. Her children screamed as the officers handcuffed her and drove her... Read more >
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Detained and Deported
Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire
Written by Margaret Regan


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $25.95

An intimate look at the people ensnared by the US detention and deportation system, the largest in the world
 
On a bright Phoenix morning, Elena Santiago opened her door to find her house surrounded by a platoon of federal immigration agents. Her children screamed as the officers handcuffed her and drove her... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Dreamers

(Available March 10, 2015)
Dreamers
Written by Eileen Truax
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807030332
Our Price: $15.00
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Dreamers
An Immigrant Generation's Fight for Their American Dream
Written by Eileen Truax


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $15.00

Dreamers is a movement book for the generation brought to the United States as children—and now fighting to live here legally
 
Of the approximately twelve million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, as many as two million came as children. They grow up here, going to elementary, middle, and... Read more >
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Dreamers
An Immigrant Generation's Fight for Their American Dream
Written by Eileen Truax


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $15.00

Dreamers is a movement book for the generation brought to the United States as children—and now fighting to live here legally
 
Of the approximately twelve million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, as many as two million came as children. They grow up here, going to elementary, middle, and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
To Sin Against Hope

(Available March 3, 2015)
To Sin Against Hope
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680872
Our Price: $19.95
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To Sin Against Hope
Life and Politics on the Borderland
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $19.95

Alfredo Gutierrez's father, a US citizen, was deported to Mexico from his Arizona hometown—the mining town where Alfredo grew up. This occurred during a wave of anti-immigrant hysteria stoked by the Great Depression, but as Gutierrez makes clear, in a book that is both a personal chronicle and a thought-provoking history... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
La Cacería
La Cacería
Written by Mirta Ojito
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170574
Our Price: $17.00
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La Cacería
Una historia de inmigración y violencia en Estados Unidos (Hunting Season,Spanish)
Written by Mirta Ojito


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $17.00

La verdadera historia del asesinato de un inmigrante que transformó un acogedor pueblo de  Long Island en la zona cero de la guerra contra la inmigración.
En noviembre de 2008, Marcelo Lucero, un inmigrante Ecuatoriano de treinta y siete años, fue atacado y asesinado por un grupo de adolecentes cuando... Read more >
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La Cacería
La Cacería
Written by Mirta Ojito
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804170581
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La Cacería
Una historia de inmigración y violencia en Estados Unidos (Hunting Season,Spanish)
Written by Mirta Ojito


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $11.99

La verdadera historia del asesinato de un inmigrante que convirtió a un pueblo acogedor en Long Island, en la zona cero en la guerra contra la inmigración.
En noviembre del 2008, Marcelo Lucero, un inmigrante Ecuatoriano de treinta y siete años, fue atacado y asesinado por un grupo de adolecentes... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A Cup of Water Under My Bed
A Cup of Water Under My Bed
Written by Daisy Hernandez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807014486
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A Cup of Water Under My Bed
A Memoir
Written by Daisy Hernandez


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $24.95

A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life
 
In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught her about love, money, and race. Her mother warns her about envidia and men who seduce you with... Read more >
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A Cup of Water Under My Bed
A Memoir
Written by Daisy Hernandez


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $24.95

A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life
 
In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught her about love, money, and race. Her mother warns her about envidia and men who seduce you with... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Right to Stay Home
The Right to Stay Home
Written by David Bacon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807061213
Our Price: $20.00
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The Right to Stay Home
How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration
Written by David Bacon


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $20.00

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States
 
People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that country’s population lives north of the US border, the decision to migrate is rarely voluntary. Free... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
On Gold Mountain
On Gold Mountain
Written by Lisa See
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910085
Our Price: $11.99
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On Gold Mountain

Written by Lisa See


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2014
Price: $11.99

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
The Beast
The Beast
Written by Oscar Martinez, Translated by Daniela Maria Ugaz and John Washington, Introduction by Francisco Goldman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781682975
Our Price: $16.95
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The Beast
Riding The Rails And Dodging Narcos On The Migrant Trail
Written by Oscar Martinez
Translated by Daniela Maria Ugaz and John Washington
Introduction by Francisco Goldman


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.95

One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many with broken ankles and other marks of abuse, but the rest vanished. Óscar Martínez, a young writer from El Salvador, was in Altar soon after the abduction, and his account of the... Read more >
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Undocumented
Undocumented
Written by Aviva Chomsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001677
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Undocumented
How Immigration Became Illegal
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.00

Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context
 
In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how people, especially Mexican and... Read more >
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Undocumented
How Immigration Became Illegal
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.00

Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context
 
In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how people, especially Mexican and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Beast
The Beast
Written by Oscar Martinez, Translated by Daniela Maria Ugaz and John Washington, Introduction by Francisco Goldman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681329
Our Price: $26.95
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The Beast
Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail
Written by Oscar Martinez
Translated by Daniela Maria Ugaz and John Washington
Introduction by Francisco Goldman


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $26.95

One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many with broken ankles and other marks of abuse, but the rest vanished. Óscar Martínez, a young writer from El Salvador, was in Altar soon after the abduction, and his account of the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Beast
Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail
Written by Oscar Martinez
Translated by Daniela Maria Ugaz and John Washington
Introduction by Francisco Goldman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $26.95

One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many with broken ankles and other marks of abuse, but the rest vanished. Óscar Martínez, a young writer from El Salvador, was in Altar soon after the abduction, and his account of the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Right to Stay Home
The Right to Stay Home
Written by David Bacon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001615
Our Price: $27.95
 Quantity: 1 
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The Right to Stay Home
How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration
Written by David Bacon


Format: Hardcover, 328 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.95

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States
 
People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that country’s population lives north of the US border, the decision to migrate is rarely voluntary. Free... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Right to Stay Home
How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration
Written by David Bacon


Format: eBook, 328 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.95

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States
 
People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that country’s population lives north of the US border, the decision to migrate is rarely voluntary. Free... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
To Sin Against Hope
To Sin Against Hope
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679928
Our Price: $24.95
 Quantity: 1 
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To Sin Against Hope
Life and Politics on the Borderland
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

Alfredo Gutierrez’s father, a US citizen, was deported to Mexico from his Arizona hometown—the mining town where Alfredo grew up. This occurred during a wave of anti-immigrant hysteria stoked by the Great Depression, but as Gutierrez makes clear, in a book that is both a personal chronicle and a thought-provoking history... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
To Sin Against Hope
Life and Politics on the Borderland
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

Alfredo Gutierrez’s father, a US citizen, was deported to Mexico from his Arizona hometown—the mining town where Alfredo grew up. This occurred during a wave of anti-immigrant hysteria stoked by the Great Depression, but as Gutierrez makes clear, in a book that is both a personal chronicle and a thought-provoking history... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Next Wave
The Next Wave
Written by Catherine Herridge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307885265
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The Next Wave
On the Hunt for Al Qaeda's American Recruits
Written by Catherine Herridge


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.00

TERROR WALKS AMONG US. Born here, raised here, plotting here, the terrorists of al Qaeda 2.0 aim to kill Americans. And our government helps.
 
Who are the recruits for the next wave? They live next door.

A radicalized army major guns down forty-five, killing twelve soldiers and one civilian; an... Read more >
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Border Vigils
Border Vigils
Written by Jeremy Harding
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680636
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Border Vigils
Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World
Written by Jeremy Harding


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $16.95

Ours is an era marked by extraordinary human migrations, with some 200 million people alive today having moved from their country of origin. The political reaction in Europe and the United States has been to raise the drawbridge: immigrant workers are needed, but no longer welcome. So migrants die in trucks... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Border Vigils
Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World
Written by Jeremy Harding


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $16.95

Ours is an era marked by extraordinary human migrations, with some 200 million people alive today having moved from their country of origin. The political reaction in Europe and the United States has been to raise the drawbridge: immigrant workers are needed, but no longer welcome. So migrants die in trucks... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Myth of the Muslim Tide
The Myth of the Muslim Tide
Written by Doug Saunders
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307951250
Our Price: $11.99
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The Myth of the Muslim Tide
Do Immigrants Threaten the West?
Written by Doug Saunders


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

From the author of prize-winning Arrival City, a controversial and long-overdue rejoinder to the excessive fears of an Islamic threat that have spread throughout America and Europe and threaten our basic values.
 
Since September 11, 2001, a growing chorus has warned that Western society and values are at risk of being... Read more >
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The Myth of the Muslim Tide
The Myth of the Muslim Tide
Written by Doug Saunders
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951175
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The Myth of the Muslim Tide
Do Immigrants Threaten the West?
Written by Doug Saunders


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

From the author of prize-winning Arrival City, a controversial and long-overdue rejoinder to the excessive fears of an Islamic threat that have spread throughout America and Europe and threaten our basic values.
 
Since September 11, 2001, a growing chorus has warned that Western society and values are at risk of being... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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