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The Best Books About Immigration

November 8, 2017
The Best Books About Immigration

“What are the best fiction and nonfiction books about Immigration & the Immigration Experience?” We looked at 712 of the top books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

Below you will find the top 50 books, all appearing on 2 or more “Best Immigrant” book lists. The remaining 650+ books, as well as the lists we used to aggregate can be found in alphabetical on the bottom of the page.

Happy Scrolling!



Top 50 Books About Immigrants (Fiction & Nonfiction)



50 .) American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

Lists It Appears On:

  • OEDb
  • Tenement

Jin Wang starts at a new school where he’s the only Chinese-American student. When a boy from Taiwan joins his class, Jin doesn’t want to be associated with an FOB like him. Jin just wants to be an all-American boy, because he’s in love with an all-American girl. Danny is an all-American boy: great at basketball, popular with the girls. But his obnoxious Chinese cousin Chin-Kee’s annual visit is such a disaster that it ruins Danny’s reputation at school, leaving him with no choice but to transfer somewhere he can start all over again. The Monkey King has lived for thousands of years and mastered the arts of kung fu and the heavenly disciplines. He’s ready to join the ranks of the immortal gods in heaven. But there’s no place in heaven for a monkey. Each of these characters cannot help himself alone, but how can they possibly help each other? They’re going to have to find a way―if they want fix the disasters their lives have become.

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49 .) Americanah by Chimamanda Adichie

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Goodreads

Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland.

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48 .) Americans in Waiting: The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States by Hiroshi Motomura

Lists It Appears On:

  • Books For Understanding
  • Bustle

Although America is unquestionably a nation of immigrants, its immigration policies have inspired more questions than consensus on who should be admitted and what the path to citizenship should be. In Americans in Waiting, Hiroshi Motomura looks to a forgotten part of our past to show how, for over 150 years, immigration was assumed to be a transition to citizenship, with immigrants essentially being treated as future citizens–Americans in waiting. Challenging current conceptions, the author deftly uncovers how this view, once so central to law and policy, has all but vanished. Motomura explains how America could create a more unified society by recovering this lost history and by giving immigrants more, but at the same time asking more of them. A timely, panoramic chronicle of immigration and citizenship in the United States, Americans in Waiting offers new ideas and a fresh perspective on current debates.

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47 .) Angel Child, Dragon Child by Michele Maria Surat

Lists It Appears On:

  • Brightly
  • Colours Of Us

Little Ut from Vietnam wins her schoolmates over with kindness and sensitivity.

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46 .) Border Rhetorics: Citizenship and Identity on the US-Mexico Frontier by D. Robert DeChaine

Lists It Appears On:

  • Books For Understanding
  • London School Of Economics

“Border Rhetorics is a collection of essays that undertakes a wide-ranging examination of the US-Mexico border as it functions in the rhetorical production of civic unity in the United States.

A “border” is a powerful and versatile concept, variously invoked as the delineation of geographical territories, as a judicial marker of citizenship, and as an ideological trope for defining inclusion and exclusion. It has implications for both the empowerment and subjugation of any given populace. Both real and imagined, the border separates a zone of physical and symbolic exchange whose geographical, political, economic, and cultural interactions bear profoundly on popular understandings and experiences of citizenship and identity.

The border’s rhetorical significance is nowhere more apparent, nor its effects more concentrated, than on the frontier between the United States and Mexico. Often understood as an unruly boundary in dire need of containment from the ravages of criminals, illegal aliens, and other undesirable threats to the national body, this geopolitical locus exemplifies how normative constructions of “proper”; border relations reinforce definitions of US citizenship, which in turn can lead to anxiety, unrest, and violence centered around the struggle to define what it means to be a member of a national political community.”

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45 .) Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • OEDb

At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from her impoverished Haitian village to New York to be reunited with a mother she barely remembers. There she discovers secrets that no child should ever know, and a legacy of shame that can be healed only when she returns to Haiti—to the women who first reared her. What ensues is a passionate journey through a landscape charged with the supernatural and scarred by political violence. In her stunning literary debut, Danticat evokes the wonder, terror, and heartache of her native Haiti—and the enduring strength of Haiti’s women—with vibrant imagery and narrative grace that bear witness to her people’s suffering and courage.

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44 .) Call It Sleep by Henry Roth

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flavorwire
  • OEDb

When Henry Roth published his debut novel Call It Sleep in 1934, it was greeted with considerable critical acclaim though, in those troubled times, lackluster sales. Only with its paperback publication thirty years later did this novel receive the recognition it deserves―–and still enjoys. Having sold-to-date millions of copies worldwide, Call It Sleep is the magnificent story of David Schearl, the “dangerously imaginative” child coming of age in the slums of New York.

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43 .) Coyotes: A Journey Through the Secret World of America’s Illegal Aliens by Ted Conover

Lists It Appears On:

  • Boston Globe
  • Bustle

To discover what becomes of Mexicans who come illegally to the United States, Conover disguised himself as an illegal alien, traveling and working across America for more than a year. This is the chronicle of his journey.

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42 .) Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother by Sonia Nazario

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Brightly

Based on the Los Angeles Times newspaper series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for feature writing and another for feature photography, this page-turner about the power of family is a popular text in classrooms and a touchstone for communities across the country to engage in meaningful discussions about this essential American subject.

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41 .) Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Lists It Appears On:

  • Latina
  • The Cut

Esperanza thought she’d always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico–she’d always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home, and servants. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California during the Great Depression, and to settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers. Esperanza isn’t ready for the hard labor, financial struggles, or lack of acceptance she now faces. When their new life is threatened, Esperanza must find a way to rise above her difficult circumstances–Mama’s life, and her own, depend on it.

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40 .) Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas

Lists It Appears On:

  • Just Browsing
  • Goodreads

“In 1972, when she was seven, Firoozeh Dumas and her family moved from Iran to Southern California, arriving with no firsthand knowledge of this country beyond her father’s glowing memories of his graduate school years here. More family soon followed, and the clan has been here ever since.

Funny in Farsi chronicles the American journey of Dumas’s wonderfully engaging family: her engineer father, a sweetly quixotic dreamer who first sought riches on Bowling for Dollars and in Las Vegas, and later lost his job during the Iranian revolution; her elegant mother, who never fully mastered English (nor cared to); her uncle, who combated the effects of American fast food with an army of miraculous American weight-loss gadgets; and Firoozeh herself, who as a girl changed her name to Julie, and who encountered a second wave of culture shock when she met and married a Frenchman, becoming part of a one-couple melting pot.”

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39 .) Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Goodreads

When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn squalor, she quickly begins a secret double life: exceptional schoolgirl during the day, Chinatown sweatshop worker in the evenings. Disguising the more difficult truths of her life-like the staggering degree of her poverty, the weight of her family’s future resting on her shoulders, or her secret love for a factory boy who shares none of her talent or ambition-Kimberly learns to constantly translate not just her language but herself back and forth between the worlds she straddles.

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38 .) Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say

Lists It Appears On:

  • The Best Children’s Books
  • Brightly

Lyrical, breathtaking, splendid—words used to describe Allen Say’s Grandfather’s Journey when it was first published. At once deeply personal yet expressing universally held emotions, this tale of one man’s love for two countries and his constant desire to be in both places captured readers’ attention and hearts. Winner of the 1994 Caldecott Medal, it remains as historically relevant and emotionally engaging as ever.

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37 .) House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • OEDb

“A former colonel in the Iranian Air Force yearns to restore his family’s dignity. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold on to the one thing she has left. And her lover, a married cop, is driven to extremes to win her love.

In this masterpiece of American realism and Shakespearean consequence, Andre Dubus III’s unforgettable characters―people with ordinary flaws, looking for a small piece of ground to stand on―careen toward inevitable conflict, their tragedy painting a shockingly true picture of the country we live in today.”

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36 .) How Immigrants Impact Their Homelands by Susan Eckstein and Adil Najam

Lists It Appears On:

  • Books For Understanding
  • London School Of Economics

How Immigrants Impact Their Homelands examines the range of economic, social, and cultural impacts immigrants have had, both knowingly and unknowingly, in their home countries. The book opens with overviews of the ways migrants become agents of homeland development. The essays that follow focus on the varied impacts immigrants have had in China, India, Cuba, Mexico, the Philippines, Mozambique, and Turkey. One contributor examines the role Indians who worked in Silicon Valley played in shaping the structure, successes, and continued evolution of India’s IT industry. Another traces how Salvadoran immigrants extend U.S. gangs and their brutal violence to El Salvador and neighboring countries. The tragic situation in Mozambique of economically desperate émigrés who travel to South Africa to work, contract HIV while there, and infect their wives upon their return is the subject of another essay. Taken together, the essays show the multiple ways countries are affected by immigration. Understanding these effects will provide a foundation for future policy reforms in ways that will strengthen the positive and minimize the negative effects of the current mobile world.

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35 .) I’m New Here by Anne Sibley O’Brien

Lists It Appears On:

  • Colours Of Us
  • The Cut

“Three students are immigrants from Guatemala, Korea, and Somalia and have trouble speaking, writing, and sharing ideas in English in their new American elementary school. Through self-determination and with encouragement from their peers and teachers, the students learn to feel confident and comfortable in their new school without losing a sense of their home country, language, and identity.

Young readers from all backgrounds will appreciate this touching story about the assimilation of three immigrant students in a supportive school community. “

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34 .) Illegal by Bettina Restrepo

Lists It Appears On:

  • Latina
  • Nerdy Book Club

“A promise.
Quinceañera.
A promise that we would be together on my fifteenth birthday . . .
Instead, Nora is on a desperate journey far away from home. When her father leaves their beloved Mexico in search of work, Nora stays behind. She fights to make sense of her loss while living in poverty—waiting for her father’s return and a better day. When the letters and money stop coming, Nora decides that she and her mother must look for him in Texas. After a frightening experience crossing the border, the two are all alone in a strange place. Now, Nora must find the strength to survive while aching for small comforts: friends, a new school, and her precious quinceañera.”

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33 .) Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America by Mae M. Ngai

Lists It Appears On:

  • Books For Understanding
  • Boston Globe

This book traces the origins of the “illegal alien” in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S. immigration policy―a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about citizenship, race, and state authority in the twentieth century. Mae Ngai offers a close reading of the legal regime of restriction that commenced in the 1920s―its statutory architecture, judicial genealogies, administrative enforcement, differential treatment of European and non-European migrants, and long-term effects. She shows that immigration restriction, particularly national-origin and numerical quotas, remapped America both by creating new categories of racial difference and by emphasizing as never before the nation’s contiguous land borders and their patrol.

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32 .) My Name Is Yoon by Helen Recorvits

Lists It Appears On:

  • Colours Of Us
  • Tenement

“Getting to feel at home in a new country

Yoon’s name means “”shining wisdom,”” and when she writes it in Korean, it looks happy, like dancing figures. But her father tells her that she must learn to write it in English. In English, all the lines and circles stand alone, which is just how Yoon feels in the United States. Yoon isn’t sure that she wants to be YOON. At her new school, she tries out different names―maybe CAT or BIRD. Maybe CUPCAKE!

Helen Recorvits’s spare and inspiring story about a little girl finding her place in a new country is given luminous pictures filled with surprising vistas and dreamscapes by Gabi Swiatkowska.”

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31 .) My New American Life by Francine Prose

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Flavorwire

Francine Prose captures contemporary America at itsmost hilarious and dreadful in My New American Life, a darkly humorousnovel of mismatched aspirations, Albanian gangsters, and the ever-elusiveAmerican dream. Following her New York Times bestselling novels BlueAngel and A Changed Man, Prose delivers the darkly humorous storyof Lula, a twenty-something Albanian immigrant trying to find stability andcomfort in New York City in the charged aftermath of 9/11. Set at the frontlines of a cultural war between idealism and cynicism, inalienable rights andimplacable Homeland Security measures, My New American Life is a movingand sardonic journey alongside a cast of characters exploring what it means tobe American.

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30 .) My Two Blankets by Irena Kobald

Lists It Appears On:

  • Colours Of Us
  • The Cut

“Cartwheel moves to a new country with her auntie, and everything is strange: the animals, the plants—even the wind. An old blanket gives Cartwheel comfort when she’s sad—and a new blanket just might change her world.

This multicultural story of friendship is about leaving home, moving to a foreign and strange place, and finding a new friend. It’s a story for all who have experienced change. Irena Kobald’s poetic text, paired with Kate Greenaway medalist Freya Blackwood’s powerful paintings, renders an emotional and heart-warming story about two children from diverse backgrounds coming together to become new friends.”

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29 .) Not Fit for Our Society: Immigration and Nativism in America by Peter Schrag

Lists It Appears On:

  • Books For Understanding
  • Boston Globe

In a book of deep and telling ironies, Peter Schrag provides essential background for understanding the fractious debate over immigration. Covering the earliest days of the Republic to current events, Schrag sets the modern immigration controversy within the context of three centuries of debate over the same questions about who exactly is fit for citizenship. He finds that nativism has long colored our national history, and that the fear—and loathing—of newcomers has provided one of the faultlines of American cultural and political life. Schrag describes the eerie similarities between the race-based arguments for restricting Irish, German, Slav, Italian, Jewish, and Chinese immigrants in the past and the arguments for restricting Latinos and others today. He links the terrible history of eugenic “science” to ideas, individuals, and groups now at the forefront of the fight against rational immigration policies. Not Fit for Our Society makes a powerful case for understanding the complex, often paradoxical history of immigration restriction as we work through the issues that inform, and often distort, the debate over who can become a citizen, who decides, and on what basis.

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28 .) One Green Apple by Eve Bunting

Lists It Appears On:

  • Brightly
  • Colours Of Us

Farah feels alone, even when surrounded by her classmates. She listens and nods but doesn’t speak. It’s hard being the new kid in school, especially when you’re from another country and don’t know the language. Then, on a field trip to an apple orchard, Farah discovers there are lots of things that sound the same as they did at home, from dogs crunching their food to the ripple of friendly laughter. As she helps the class make apple cider, Farah connects with the other students and begins to feel that she belongs.

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27 .) Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant’s Tale by Duncan Tonatiuh

Lists It Appears On:

  • Colours Of Us
  • Brightly

In this allegorical picture book, a young rabbit named Pancho eagerly awaits his papa’s return. Papa Rabbit traveled north two years ago to find work in the great carrot and lettuce fields to earn money for his family. When Papa does not return, Pancho sets out to find him. He packs Papa’s favorite meal—mole, rice and beans, a heap of warm tortillas, and a jug of aguamiel—and heads north. He meets a coyote, who offers to help Pancho in exchange for some of Papa’s food. They travel together until the food is gone and the coyote decides he is still hungry . . . for Pancho!

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26 .) Peppe the Lamplighter by Elisa Bartone

Lists It Appears On:

  • Tenement
  • The Best Children’s Books

“In the tradition of Lois Lowry and Paul Fleischman, Elisa Bartone’s Caldecott Honor-winning book gives children a glimpse into American history and the immigrant experience.

This is the story of Peppe, who becomes a lamplighter to help support his immigrant family in turn-of-the-century New York City, despite his papa’s disapproval. Peppe’s family is very poor, and though he is just a boy he needs to find work. Being a lamplighter is not the job his father had dreamed of for Peppe, but when Peppe’s job helps save his little sister, he earns the respect of his entire family.”

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25 .) The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona Borderlands by Margaret Regan

Lists It Appears On:

  • Boston Globe
  • Bustle

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 state whose anti-immigrant laws are the most stringent in the nation. And Arizona has the highest number of migrant deaths. Fourteen-year-old Josseline, a young girl from El Salvador who was left to die alone on the migrant trail, was just one of thousands to perish in its deserts and mountains.

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24 .) The Devil’s Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Just Browsing

In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, the “Devil’s Highway.” Three years later, Luis Alberto Urrea wrote about what happened to them. The result was a national bestseller, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a “book of the year” in multiple newspapers, and a work proclaimed as a modern American classic.

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23 .) The Good Braider by Terry Farish

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Nerdy Book Club

In spare free verse laced with unforgettable images, Viola’s strikingly original voice sings out the story of her family’s journey from war-torn Sudan, to Cairo, and finally to Portland, Maine. Here, in the sometimes too close embrace of the local Southern Sudanese Community, she dreams of South Sudan while she tries to navigate the strange world of America—a world where a girl can wear a short skirt, get a tattoo, or even date a boy; a world that puts her into sharp conflict with her traditional mother who, like Viola, is struggling to braid together the strands of a displaced life. Terry Farish’s haunting novel is not only a riveting story of escape and survival, but the universal tale of a young immigrant’s struggle to build a life on the cusp of two cultures.

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22 .) The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • OEDb

“Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero.

Told in a series of vignettes – sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous – it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers.”

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21 .) The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • OEDb

Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who’s “saying” the stories. In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, begin meeting to eat dim sum, play mahjong, and talk. United in shared unspeakable loss and hope, they call themselves the Joy Luck Club. Rather than sink into tragedy, they choose to gather to raise their spirits and money. “To despair was to wish back for something already lost. Or to prolong what was already unbearable.” Forty years later the stories and history continue.

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20 .) The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi

Lists It Appears On:

  • Brightly
  • Colours Of Us

“The new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she?

Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what about when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious that American kids will like her. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she tells the class that she will choose a name by the following week. Her new classmates are fascinated by this no-name girl and decide to help out by filling a glass jar with names for her to pick from. But while Unhei practices being a Suzy, Laura, or Amanda, one of her classmates comes to her neighborhood and discovers her real name and its special meaning. On the day of her name choosing, the name jar has mysteriously disappeared. Encouraged by her new friends, Unhei chooses her own Korean name and helps everyone pronounce it—Yoon-Hey.”

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19 .) The Red Umbrella by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

Lists It Appears On:

  • Latina
  • Nerdy Book Club

“In 1961, two years after the Communist revolution, Lucía Álvarez still leads a carefree life, dreaming of parties and her first crush. But when the soldiers come to her sleepy Cuban town, everything begins to change. Freedoms are stripped away. Neighbors disappear. And soon, Lucía’s parents make the heart-wrenching decision to send her and her little brother to the United States—on their own.

Suddenly plunked down in Nebraska with well-meaning strangers, Lucía struggles to adapt to a new country, a new language, a new way of life. But what of her old life? Will she ever see her home or her parents again? And if she does, will she still be the same girl?”

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18 .) The Russian Debutante’s Handbook by Gary Shteyngart

Lists It Appears On:

  • OEDb
  • Flavorwire

The Russian Debutante’s Handbook introduces Vladimir Girshkin, one of the most original and unlikely heroes of recent times. The twenty-five-year-old unhappy lover to a fat dungeon mistress, affectionately nicknamed “Little Failure” by his high-achieving mother, Vladimir toils his days away as a lowly clerk at the bureaucratic Emma Lazarus Immigrant Absorption Society. When a wealthy but psychotic old Russian war hero appears, Vladimir embarks on an adventure of unrelenting lunacy that takes us from New York’s Lower East Side to the hip frontier wilderness of Prava–the Eastern European Paris of the nineties. With the help of a murderous but fun-loving Russian mafioso, Vladimir infiltrates the Prava expat community and launches a scheme as ridiculous as it is brilliant.

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17 .) The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • OEDb

Topanga Canyon is home to two couples on a collision course. Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher lead an ordered sushi-and-recycling existence in a newly gated hilltop community: he a sensitive nature writer, she an obsessive realtor. Mexican illegals Candido and America Rincon desperately cling to their vision of the American Dream as they fight off starvation in a makeshift camp deep in the ravine. And from the moment a freak accident brings Candido and Delaney into intimate contact, these four and their opposing worlds gradually intersect in what becomes a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.

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16 .) Two White Rabbits by Jairo Buitrago

Lists It Appears On:

  • Colours Of Us
  • The Cut

“In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.S. border.

They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn’t know where they are going. She counts the animals by the road, the clouds in the sky, the stars. Sometimes she sees soldiers. She sleeps, dreaming that she is always on the move, although sometimes they are forced to stop and her father has to earn more money before they can continue their journey.

As many thousands of people, especially children, in Mexico and Central America continue to make the arduous journey to the U.S. border in search of a better life, this is an important book that shows a young migrant’s perspective.”

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15 .) When Jessie Came Across the Sea by Amy Hest

Lists It Appears On:

  • The Best Children’s Books
  • The Cut

When a young girl from a poor eastern European village learns that she must leave her beloved grandmother for a new life – and a new love – in America, they both feel that their hearts will break. The sure and inspired narrative by award-winning author Amy Hest is paired with paintings by P.J. Lynch that glow with warmth and carefully observed detail, creating an unforgettable tribute to the immigrant experience.

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14 .) What Is the What by Dave Eggers

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • OEDb
  • Tenement

What Is the What is the epic novel based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who, along with thousands of other children —the so-called Lost Boys—was forced to leave his village in Sudan at the age of seven and trek hundreds of miles by foot, pursued by militias, government bombers, and wild animals, crossing the deserts of three countries to find freedom. When he finally is resettled in the United States, he finds a life full of promise, but also heartache and myriad new challenges. Moving, suspenseful, and unexpectedly funny, What Is the What is an astonishing novel that illuminates the lives of millions through one extraordinary man.

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13 .) Toward A Better Life: America’s New Immigrants in Their Own Words from Ellis Island to the Present by Peter Morton Coan

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • The New York Times
  • Boston Globe

“This book offers a balanced, poignant, and often moving portrait of America’s immigrants over more than a century. The author has organized the book by decades so that readers can easily find the time period most relevant to their experience or that of family members. The first part covers the Ellis Island era, the second part America’s new immigrants—from the closing of Ellis Island in 1955 to the present. Also included is a comprehensive appendix of statistics showing immigration by country and decade from 1890 to the present, a complete list of famous immigrants, and much more.

This rewarding, engrossing volume documents the diverse mosaic of America in the words of the people from many lands, who for more than a century have made our country what it is today. It distills the larger, hot-topic issue of national immigration down to the personal level of the lives of those who actually lived it.”

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12 .) The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Goodreads
  • Flavorwire

Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies established this young writer as one the most brilliant of her generation. Her stories are one of the very few debut works — and only a handful of collections — to have won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Among the many other awards and honors it received were the New Yorker Debut of the Year award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the highest critical praise for its grace, acuity, and compassion in detailing lives transported from India to America. In The Namesake, Lahiri enriches the themes that made her collection an international bestseller: the immigrant experience, the clash of cultures, the conflicts of assimilation, and, most poignantly, the tangled ties between generations. Here again Lahiri displays her deft touch for the perfect detail — the fleeting moment, the turn of phrase — that opens whole worlds of emotion.

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11 .) The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

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  • Goodreads
  • Flavorwire
  • OEDb

Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American history, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao opens our eyes to an astonishing vision of the contemporary American experience and explores the endless human capacity to persevere—and risk it all—in the name of love.

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10 .) The Book of Unknown Americans by Christina Henriquez

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Goodreads
  • Latina

When fifteen-year-old Maribel Rivera sustains a terrible injury, the Riveras leave behind a comfortable life in Mexico and risk everything to come to the United States so that Maribel can have the care she needs. Once they arrive, it’s not long before Maribel attracts the attention of Mayor Toro, the son of one of their new neighbors, who sees a kindred spirit in this beautiful, damaged outsider. Their love story sets in motion events that will have profound repercussions for everyone involved. Here Henríquez seamlessly interweaves the story of these star-crossed lovers, and of the Rivera and Toro families, with the testimonials of men and women who have come to the United States from all over Latin America. The Book of Unknown Americans is a stunning novel of hopes and dreams, guilt and love—a book that offers a resonant new definition of what it means to be American.

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9 .) The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Goodreads
  • OEDb

Seventeen years ago, Sepha Stephanos fled the Ethiopian Revolution for a new start in the United States. Now he finds himself running a failing grocery store in a poor African-American section of Washington, D.C., his only companions two fellow African immigrants who share his bitter nostalgia and longing for his home continent. Years ago and worlds away Sepha could never have imagined a life of such isolation. As his environment begins to change, hope comes in the form of a friendship with new neighbors Judith and Naomi, a white woman and her biracial daughter. But when a series of racial incidents disturbs the community, Sepha may lose everything all over again.

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8 .) My Ántonia by Willa Cather

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“My Ántonia evokes the Nebraska prairie life of Willa Cather’s childhood, and commemorates the spirit and courage of immigrant pioneers in America. One of Cather’s earliest novels, written in 1918, it is the story of Ántonia Shimerda, who arrives on the Nebraska frontier as part of a family of Bohemian emigrants. Her story is told through the eyes of Jim Burden, a neighbor who will befriend Ántonia, teach her English, and follow the remarkable story of her life.
Working in the fields of waving grass and tall corn that dot the Great Plains, Ántonia forges the durable spirit that will carry her through the challenges she faces when she moves to the city. But only when she returns to the prairie does she recover her strength and regain a sense of purpose in life. In the quiet, probing depth of Willa Cather’s art, Ántonia’s story becomes a mobbing elegy to those whose persistence and strength helped build the American frontier.”

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7 .) Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Navigating between the Indian traditions they’ve inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri’s elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. In “A Temporary Matter,” published in The New Yorker, a young Indian-American couple faces the heartbreak of a stillborn birth while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout. In the title story, an interpreter guides an American family through the India of their ancestors and hears an astonishing confession. Lahiri writes with deft cultural insight reminiscent of Anita Desai and a nuanced depth that recalls Mavis Gallant. She is an important and powerful new voice.

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6 .) How the García Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez

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“Acclaimed writer Julia Alvarez’s brilliant and buoyant and beloved first novel gives voice to four sisters recounting their adventures growing up in two cultures. Selected as a Notable Book by both the New York Times and the American Library Association, it won the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for books with a multicultural perspective and was chosen by New York librarians as one of twenty-one classics for the twenty-first century. Ms. Alvarez was recently honored with the 2013 National Medal of Arts for her extraordinary storytelling.

In this debut novel, the García sisters—Carla, Sandra, Yolanda, and Sofía—and their family must flee their home in the Dominican Republic after their father’s role in an attempt to overthrow a tyrannical dictator is discovered. They arrive in New York City in 1960 to a life far removed from their existence in the Caribbean. In the wild and wondrous and not always welcoming U.S.A., their parents try to hold on to their old ways, but the girls try find new lives: by forgetting their Spanish, by straightening their hair and wearing fringed bell bottoms. For them, it is at once liberating and excruciating to be caught between the old world and the new. How the García Girls Lost Their Accents sets the sisters free to tell their most intimate stories about how they came to be at home—and not at home—in America.”

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5 .) Here I Am by Patti Kim

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Newly arrived from their faraway homeland, a boy and his family enter into the lights, noise, and traffic of a busy American city in this dazzling wordless picture book. The language is unfamiliar. Food, habits, games, and gestures are puzzling. They boy clings tightly to his special keepsake from home and wonders how he will find his way. How will he once again become the happy, confident kid he used to be? Walk in his shoes as he takes the first tentative steps toward discovering joy in his new world. A poignant and affirming view of the immigrant experience.

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4 .) All the Way to America by Dan Yaccarino

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“Dan Yaccarino’s great-grandfather arrived at Ellis Island with a small shovel and his parents’ good advice: “Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family.” With simple text and warm, colorful illustrations, Yaccarino recounts how the little shovel was passed down through four generations of this Italian-American family—along with the good advice.

It’s a story that will have kids asking their parents and grandparents: Where did we come from? How did our family make the journey all the way to America?”

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3 .) Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

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So begins the breathtaking story of Calliope Stephanides and three generations of the Greek-American Stephanides family who travel from a tiny village overlooking Mount Olympus in Asia Minor to Prohibition-era Detroit, witnessing its glory days as the Motor City, and the race riots of l967, before they move out to the tree-lined streets of suburban Grosse Pointe, Michigan. To understand why Calliope is not like other girls, she has to uncover a guilty family secret and the astonishing genetic history that turns Callie into Cal, one of the most audacious and wondrous narrators in contemporary fiction. Lyrical and thrilling, Middlesex is an exhilarating reinvention of the American epic.

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2 .) The Arrival by Shaun Tan

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“In a heartbreaking parting, a man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship to cross the ocean. He’s embarking on the most painful yet important journey of his life- he’s leaving home to build a better future for his family.

Shaun Tan evokes universal aspects of an immigrant’s experience through a singular work of the imagination. He does so using brilliantly clear and mesmerizing images. Because the main character can’t communicate in words, the book forgoes them too. But while the reader experiences the main character’s isolation, he also shares his ultimate joy.”

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1 .) Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

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“Inspired by the author’s childhood experience as a refugee—fleeing Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon and immigrating to Alabama—this coming-of-age debut novel told in verse has been celebrated for its touching child’s-eye view of family and immigration.

Hà has only ever known Saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, and the warmth of her friends close by. But now the Vietnam War has reached her home. Hà and her family are forced to flee as Saigon falls, and they board a ship headed toward hope—toward America.”

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The 650+ Additional Best Books To Learn About Immigrants and Immigration Books



 

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51 ¿Qué Onda?: Urban Youth Culture and Border Identity Cynthia L. Bejarano
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52 “They Take Our Jobs!”: And 20 Other Myths about Immigration Aviva Chomsky
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53 “I Know It’s Dangerous: Why Mexicans Risk Their Lives to Cross the Border Lynnaire M. Sheridan
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54 A Conservative and Compassionate Approach to Immigration Reform: Perspectives from a Former US Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales, David N. Strange
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55 A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship Keith Wailoo, Julie Livingston, and Peter Guarnaccia
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56 A Forgetful Nation: On Immigration and Cultural Identity in the United States Ali Behdad
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57 A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain Robert Olen Butler OEDb
58 A Journey Around Our America: A Memoir on Cycling, Immigration, and the Latinoization of the U.S. Louis G. Mendoza
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59 A Latina in the Land of Hollywood: and Other Essays on Media Culture Angharad N. Valdivia
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60 A Long Walk to Water Linda Sue Park Brightly
61 A Man of Good Hope Jonny Steinberg Five Books
62 A Midwestern Mosaic: Immigration and Political Socialization in Rural America J. Celeste Lay
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63 A Movie in My Pillow/Una pelicula en mi almohada Jorge Argueta
Colours Of Us
64 A Nation by Design: Immigration Policy in the Fashioning of America Aristide R. Zolberg
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65 A Nation of Religions: The Politics of Pluralism in Multireligious America Stephen Prothero, editor
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66 A Picnic in October
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67 A Promised Land, A Perilous Journey: Theological Perspectives on Migration Daniel G. Groody, Gioacchino Campese, editors
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68 A Saloonkeeper’s Daughter Drude Krog Janson OEDb
69 A Shelter in Our Car Monica Gunning
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70 A Step from Heaven An Na
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71 A Tale of Two Cities: Santo Domingo and New York after 1950 Jesse Hoffnun-Garskof
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72 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith Goodreads
73 Accidental Immigrants and the Search for Home: Women, Cultural Identity, and Community Carol E. Kelley
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74 Across the Pacific: Asian Americans and Globalization Evelyn Hu-DeHart
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75 Adversity Is My Angel: The Life and Career of Raul H. Castro Raul H. Castro, Jack L. August, Jr.
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76 After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965 Libby Garland
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77 Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora Daniel Kanstroom
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78 Against the Tide: Immigrants, Day Laborers, and Community in Jupiter, Florida Sandro Lazo de la Vega, Timothy J. Steigenga
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79 Alambrista and the U.S.-Mexico Border: Film, Music, and the Stories of Undocumented Immigrants Nicholas J. Cull, Davíd Carrasco, editors
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80 Alienated: Immigrant Rights, the Constitution, and Equality in America Victor C. Romero
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81 All of a Kind Family Sydney Taylor Tenement
82 Almost A Woman Esmeralda Santiago BuzzFeed
83 Almost Home: A Brazilian American’s Reflections on Faith, Culture, and Immigration H.B. Cavalcanti
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84 Ambivalent Journey: U.S. Migration and Economic Mobility in North-Central Mexico Richard C. Jones
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85 America Beyond Black and White: How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us Overcome the Racial Divide Ronald Fernandez
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86 America’s New Working Class: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in a Biopolitical Age Kathleen R. Arnold
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87 America’s Newcomers and the Dynamics of Diversity Frank D. Bean, Gillian Stevens
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88 American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century Gary Gerstle
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89 American Diversity: A Demographic Challenge for the Twenty-first Century Nancy A. Denton, Stewart E. Tolnay
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90 American Dreaming, Global Realities: Rethinking U.S. Immigration History Donna Gabaccia, Vicki L. Ruiz, editors
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91 American Dreaming: Immigrant Life on the Margins Sarah J. Mahler
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92 American Girl — Rebecca, 1914
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93 American Guestworkers: Jamaicans and Mexicans in the U. S. Labor Market David Griffith
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94 American Immigration; 2nd edition Maldwyn Allen Jones
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95 American Paper Son: A Chinese Immigrant in the Midwest Wayne Hung Wong, Edited and with an Introduction by Benson Tong
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96 Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal Michael Kazin, Joseph A. McCartin, editors
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97 An Alliance of Women: Immigration and the Politics of Race Heather Merrill
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98 An American Brat Bapsi Sidhwa OEDb
99 An Immigrant Neighborhood: Interethnic and Interracial Encounters in New York before 1930 Shirley J. Yee
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100 Angel Island Russell Freedman The Cut
101 Angela’s Ashes Frank McCourt OEDb
102 Arab-American Faces and Voices: The Origins of an Immigrant Community Elizabeth Booshada
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103 Art in the Lives of Immigrant Communities in the United States Paul DiMaggio, Patricia Fernandez-Kelly
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104 Ashes of Roses
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105 Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South Khyati Y. Joshi, Jigna Desai, editors
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106 At America’s Gates: Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943 Erika Lee
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107 At Ellis Island
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108 Away Amy Bloom Goodreads
109 Barrio Boy Ernesto Galarza
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110 Beautiful Yetta: A Yiddish Chicken With Chutzpah Daniel Pinkwater Tenement
111 Because I Don’t Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life Philip Garrison
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112 Becoming American, Becoming Ethnic: College Students Explore Their Roots Thomas Dublin, editor
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113 Becoming Europe: Immigration, Integration, and the Welfare State Patrick Ireland
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114 Becoming Neighbors in a Mexican American Community: Power, Conflict, and Solidarity Gilda L. Ochoa
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115 Becoming New Yorkers: Ethnographies of the New Second Generation Philip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf, and Mary C. Waters
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116 Behold the Dreamers Imbolo Mbue Goodreads
117 Being Chinese, Becoming Chinese American Shehong Chen
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118 Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America Vivek Bald
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119 Between the Lines: Letters Between Undocumented Mexican and Latin American Immigrants and Their Families and Friends Larry Siems, editor
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120 Beyond “Bilingual” Education: New Immigrants and Public School Policies in California Alec Ian Gershberg, Anne Danenberg, and Patricia Sànchez
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121 Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Mexican Immigration in an Era of Economic Integration Jorge Durand, Nolan J. Malone, Douglas S. Massey
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122 Beyond the Borderlands: Migration and Belonging in the United States and Mexico Debra Lattanzi Shutika
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123 Beyond the Western Sea Series
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124 Beyond Walls and Borders Jenna M. Lold, Matt Mitchelson and Andrew Burridge
London School Of Economics
125 Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream Christina M. Greer
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126 Blockading the Border and Human Rights: The El Paso Operation that Remade Immigration Enforcement Timothy J. Dunn
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127 Bloody Foreigners Robert Winder Five Books
128 Blue Boy Rakesh Satyal OEDb
129 Border as Method, or, the Multiplication of Labor Sandro Mezzadra, Brett Neilson
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130 Border Boss: Manuel B. Bravo and Zapata County J. Gilberto Quezada
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131 Border Citizens: The Making of Indians, Mexicans, and Anglos in Arizona Eric V. Meeks
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132 Border Encounters: Asymmetry and Proximity at Europe’s Frontiers Jutta Lauth Bacas and William Kavanagh
London School Of Economics
133 Border Games: Policing the U.S.-Mexico Divide, Second Edition Peter Andreas
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134 Border People: Life and Society in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Oscar J. Martínez
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135 Border Visions: Mexican Cultures of the Southwest Carlos (Dean) Vélez-Ibáñez
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136 Borderlands Town in Transition: Laredo, 1755-1870 Gilberto M. Hinojosa
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137 Borderless Economics Five Books
138 Borderline Americans: Racial Division and Labor War in the Arizona Borderlands Katherine Benton-Cohen
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139 Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico Deborah Cohen
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140 Bread Givers Anzia Yezierska OEDb
141 Breaks in the Chain: What Immigrant Workers Can Teach America about Democracy Paul Apostolidis
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142 Brick Lane Monica Ali Goodreads
143 Bringing Outsiders In: Transatlantic Perspectives on Immigrant Political Incorporation Jennifer L. Hochschild, John H. Mollenkopf, editors
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144 Brooklyn Colm Tóibín Goodreads
145 Brother, I’m Dying Edwidge Danticat Bustle
146 Brown Girl, Brownstones Paule Marshall OEDb
147 Building a Latino Civil Rights Movement: Puerto Ricans, African Americans, and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in New York City Sonia Song-Ha Lee
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148 By Heart/De Memoria: Cuban Women’s Journeys In and Out of Exile María de los Angeles Torres, editor
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149 Canadian Immigration: Economic Evidence for a Dynamic Policy Environment Ted McDonald, Elizabeth Ruddick, Arthur Sweetman, and Christopher Worswick, editors
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150 Caribbean Journeys: An Ethnography of Migration and Home in Three Family Networks Karen Fog Olwig
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151 Caribbean Migration to Western Europe and the United States: Essays on Incorporation, Identity, and Citizenship Margarita Cervantes-Rodriguez, Ramon Grosfoguel and Eric Mielants, editors
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152 Casting Out: The Eviction of Muslims from Western Law and Politics Sherene H. Razack
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153 Chicana/o Identity in a Changing U.S. Society: ¿Quién Soy? ¿Quiénes Somos? Aída Hurtado, Patricia Gurin
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154 Chicana/o Struggles for Education: Activism in the Community Guadalupe San Miguel, Jr.
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155 Chicanas/Chicanos at the Crossroads: Social, Economic, and Political Change David R. Maciel, Isidro D. Ortiz
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156 Chicanismo: The Forging of a Militant Ethos among Mexican Americans Ignacio M. García, Isidro D. Ortiz
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157 Chicano Culture, Ecology, Politics: Subversive Kin Devon G. Peña
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158 Chicano Popular Culture: Que Hable el Pueblo Charles M. Tatum
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159 Chicano Renaissance: Contemporary Cultural Trends David R. Maciel, Isidro D. Ortiz, María Herrera-Sobek
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160 Chicken: The Dangerous Transformation of America’s Favorite Food Steve Striffler
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161 Children of Immigration Carola Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco
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162 Chinese American Literature Since the 1850s Xiao-huang Yin
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163 Chinese American Transnationalism: The Flow of People, Resources, and Ideas Between China and America During the Exclusion Era Sucheng Chan, editor
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164 Chinese Christians in America: Conversion, Assimilation, and Adhesive Identities Fenggang Yang
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165 Chinese St. Louis: From Enclave to Cultural Community Huping Ling
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166 Chocolate Milk, Por Favor Maria Dismondy
Colours Of Us
167 Christ in Concrete Pietro Di Donato OEDb
168 Christophe’s Story
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169 Citizenship across Borders: The Political Transnationalism of “El Migrante” Michael Peter Smith, Matt Bakker
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170 Citizenship and Those Who Leave Nancy L. Green, Francois Weil, editors
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171 City of Strangers: Gulf Migration and the Indian Community in Bahrain Andrew M. Gardner
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172 Civic Ideals Rogers M. Smith
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173 Claiming America: Constructing Chinese American Identities during the Exclusion Era K. Scott Wong, Sucheng Chan, editors
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174 Claiming Citizenship: Mexican Americans in Victoria, Texas A&M University Anthony Quiroz
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175 Clandestine Crossings: Migrants and Coyotes on the Texas-Mexico Border David Spener
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176 Closing the Gate: Race, Politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act Andrew Gyory
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177 Colonias in Arizona and New Mexico: Border Poverty and Community Development Solutions Adrian X. Esparza, Angela J. Donelson
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178 Color: Latino Voices in the Pacific Northwest Lorane A. West
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179 Colour of Home Mary Hoffman
Colours Of Us
180 Coming of Political Age: American Schools and the Civic Development of Immigrant Youth Rebecca M. Callahan, Chandra Muller
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181 Coming to England
The Guardian
182 Communities without Borders: Images and Voices from the World of Migration David Bacon, Forewords by Carlos Mu Jr. and Douglas Harper
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183 Conflict and Commerce on the Rio Grande: Laredo, 1755-1955 John A. Adams Jr.
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184 Constructing the Nation: A Race and Nationalism Reader Mariana Ortega, Linda Martin Alcoff, editors
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185 Contemporary Asian American Communities: Intersections and Divergences Linda Trinh Võ, Rick Bonus, editors
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186 Contemporary Chinese America: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Community Transformation Min Zhou, foreword by Alejandro Portes
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187 Contested Citizenship: Immigration and Cultural Diversity in Europe Ruud Koopmans, Paul Statham, Marco Giugni and Florence Passy
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188 Continental Divide: Wildlife, People, and the Border Wall Krista Schlyer
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189 Controlling Immigration: A Global Perspective, Third Edition James Hollifield, Philip L. Martin, Pia Orrenius, editors
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190 Cops Across Borders: The Internationalization of U.S. Criminal Law Enforcement Ethan A. Nadelmann
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191 Coram Boy
The Guardian
192 Corridors of Migration: The Odyssey of Mexican Laborers, 1600-1933 Rodolfo F. Acuña
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193 Cosmologies of Credit: Transnational Mobility and the Politics of Destination in China Julie Y. Chu
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194 Counting on the Latino Vote: Latinos as a New Electorate Louis DeSipio
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195 Creating a New Racial Order: How Immigration, Multiracialism, Genomics, and the Young Can Remake Race in America Jennifer L. Hochschild, Vesla M. Weaver, Traci R. Burch
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196 Creative State: Forty Years of Migration and Development Policy in Morocco and Mexico Natasha Iskander
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197 Crossing Borders, Reinforcing Borders: Social Categories, Metaphors, and Narrative Identities on the U.S.-Mexico Frontier Pablo Villa
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198 Crossing Borders: Changing Social Identities in Southern Mexico Kimberley M. Grimes
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199 Crossing Borders: Migration and Citizenship in the Twentieth-Century United States Dorothee Schneider
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200 Crossing Into America: The New Literature of Immigration Louis Mendoza and S. Shankar
Just Browsing
201 Crossing National Borders: Human Migration Issues in North East Asia Tsuneo Akaha, Anna Vassilieva, editors
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202 Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail Ruben Martinez
Just Browsing
203 Crossing the Border: Research from the Mexican Migration Project Jorge Durand, Douglas S. Massey
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204 Crossing the Neoliberal Line: Pacific Rim Migration and the Metropolis Katharyne Mitchell
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205 Crossing the Rio Grande: An Immigrant’s Life in the 1880’s Luis G. Gómez
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206 Crossing the Wire Will Hobbs
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207 Crossing with the Virgin: Stories from the Migrant Trail Kathryn Ferguson, Norma A. Price, and Ted Parks
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208 Crossings: Mexican Immigration in Interdisciplinary Perspectives Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco
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209 Crowding Out Latinos: Mexican Americans in the Public Consciousness Marco Portales
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210 Cuban Catholics in the United States, 1960-1980: Exile and Integration Gerald E. Poyo
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211 Cuban-American Literature and Art: Negotiating Identities Isabel Alvarez Borland, Lynette M. F. Bosch, editors
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212 Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policy in the Americas David Scott Fitzgerald, David Cook-Martín
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213 Cultural Erotics in Cuban America Ricardo L. Ortíz
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214 Culture across Borders: Mexican Immigration and Popular Culture David R. Maciel, María Herrera-Sobek
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215 Cultures in Contact: World Migrations in the Second Millennium Dirk Hoerder
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216 Curanderismo: Mexican American Folk Healing, 2nd edition Robert T. Trotter II, Juan Antonio Chavira; foreword by Luis D. Leon
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217 Cutting for Stone Abraham Verghese Goodreads
218 Dead in Their Tracks: Crossing America’s Desert Borderlands in the New Era John Annerino
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219 Dear Baobab Cheryl Foggo
Colours Of Us
220 Debating the Ethics of Immigration: Is There a Right to Exclude? Christopher Heath Wellman, Phillip Cole
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221 Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s, Revised Edition Francisco E. Balderrama, Raymond Rodríguez
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222 Deciding to be Legal: A Maya Community in Houston Jacqueline Maria Hagan
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223 Defining America Through Immigration Policy Bill Ong Hing
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224 Democracy and the Foreigner Bonnie Honig
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225 Democracy in Immigrant America: Changing Demographics and Political Participation S. Karthick Ramakrishnan
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226 Democratic Renewal and the Mutual Aid Legacy of US Mexicans Julie Leininger Pycior
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227 Desbordes: Translating Racial, Ethnic, Sexual, and Gender Identities across the Americas María-Amelia Viteri
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228 Desert Duty: On the Line with the U.S. Border Patrol Bill Broyles, Mark Haynes
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229 Desert Immigrants: The Mexicans of El Paso, 1880-1920 Mario T. García
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230 Desi Land: Teen Culture, Class, and Success in Silicon Valley Shalini Shankar
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231 Desis in the House: Indian American Youth Culture in New York City Sunaina Marr Maira
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232 Detained: Immigration Laws and the Expanding I.N.S. Jail Complex Michael Welch
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233 Digging to America Anne Tyler Goodreads
234 Diverse Pathways: Race and the Incorporation of Black, White, and Arab-Origin Africans in the United States Kevin J.A. Thomas
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235 Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America Daniel J. Tichenor
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236 Dream Things True Latina
237 Dreaming in Cuban Cristina Garcia OEDb
238
Dreams in the Golden Country: The Diary of Zipporah Feldman
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239 Drown Junot Díaz Goodreads
240 E Pluribus Unum?: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives on Immigrant Political Incorporation Gary Gerstle, John Mollenkopf
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241 Eat a Bowl of Tea Louis Chu OEDb
242 Edith and Winnifred Eaton: Chinatown Missions and Japanese Romances Dominika Ferens
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243 Ellis Island Interviews: In Their Own Words Peter M. Coan
Just Browsing
244 Ellis Island Nation: Immigration Policy and American Identity in the Twentieth Century Robert L. Fleegler
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245 Empire of Care: Nursing and Migration in Filipino American History Catherine Ceninza Choy
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246 Enforcing Immigration Law at the State and Local Levels: A Public Policy Dilemma Jessica Saunders, Nelson Lim, Don Prosnitz
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247 Entry Denied: Controlling Sexuality at the Border Eithne Luibhéid
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248 Entry Denied: Exclusion and the Chinese Community in America, 1882-1943 Sucheng Chan
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249 Environmentalism and Economic Justice: Two Chicano Struggles in the Southwest Laura Pulido
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250 Ethical Borders: NAFTA, Globalization, and Mexican Migration Bill Ong Hing
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251 Ethnic Historians and the Mainstream: Shaping America’s Immigration Story Alan M. Kraut, David A. Gerber
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252 Ethnic Identity: The Transformation of White America Richard D. Alba
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253 Ethnic Pride, American Patriotism: Slovaks and Other New Immigrants in the Interwar Era June Granatir Alexander
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254 Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future Ian Goldin, Geoffrey Cameron, Meera Balarajan
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255 Exit West Mohsin Hamid Goodreads
256 Exodus: How Migration is Changing Our World Paul Collier
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257 Exodus/Éxodo Charles Bowden, Photographs by Julián Cardona
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258 Experiences of Passage: Yun Gee and Li-lan Joyce Brodsky
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259 Family and Gender among American Muslims: Issues Facing Middle Eastern Immigrants and Their Descendants Barbara C. Aswad , Barbara Bilge, editors
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260 Family Tightrope: The Changing Lives of Vietnamese Americans Nazli Kibria
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261 Farewell to Manzanar Jeanne and James Houston
Nerdy Book Club
262 Farms, Factories, and Families: Italian American Women of Connecticut Anthony V. Riccio
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263 Feivel’s Flying Horses Heidi Smith Hyde The Cut
264 Fighting for Foreigners: Immigration and Its Impact on Japanese Democracy Apichai W. Shipper
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265 Filipino American Lives Yen Le Espiritu
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266 Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global Perspective Donna R. Gabaccia
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267 Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated Continent Matthew Carr
London School Of Economics
268 Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States Seth Holmes
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269 From Chinese Exclusion to Guantánamo Bay: Plenary Power and the Prerogative State Natsu Taylor Saito
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270 From Cuenca to Queens: An Anthropological Story of Transnational Migration Ann Miles
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271 From Ellis Island to JFK: New York’s Two Great Waves of Immigration Nancy Foner
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272 From Far Away Robert Munsch The Cut
273 From North to South/Del Norte al Sure René Colato Laínez
Colours Of Us
274 From Puerto Rico to Philadelphia: Puerto Rican Workers and Postwar Economies Carmen Teresa Whalen
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275 From the Old Country: An Oral History of European Migration to America Bruce M. Stave
Just Browsing
276 Frontiers of Fear: Immigration and Insecurity in the United States Ariane Chebel D’Appollonia
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277 Garden of the World: Asian Immigrants and the Making of Agriculture in California’s Santa Clara Valley Cecilia M. Tsu
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278 Gatherings in Diaspora: Religious Communities and the New Immigration Stephen R. Warner
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279 Gender and Immigration Gregory A. Kelson, Debra L. DeLaet
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280 Gender Violence at the U.S.–Mexico Border: Media Representation and Public Response Hector Domínguez-Ruvalcaba , Ignacio Corona, editors
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281 General National and Ethnic Identities
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282 Generations of Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Assimilation, and Race Edward E. Telles, Vilma Ortiz
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283 Georges Woke Up Laughing: Long-Distance Nationalism and the Search for Home Nina Glick Schiller , Georges Eugene Fouron
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284 Germans in the Southwest, 1850-1920 Tomas Jaehn
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285 Gervelie’s Journey: A Refugee Diary
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286 Giants in the Earth Ole Edvart Rolvaag OEDb
287 Global Cinderellas: Migrant Domestics and Newly Rich Employers in Taiwan Pei-Chia Lan
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288 Globalizing Citizenship Kim Rygiel
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289 Good Enough Paula Yoo
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290 Good-Bye, 382 Shin Dang Dong Frances Park
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291 Growing Season: The Life of a Migrant Community Gary Harwood, photographer, Text by David Hassler, Foreword by Robert Coles
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292
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293 Handbook of International Migration: The American Experience Charles Hirschman, Philip Kasinitz, Joshua DeWind
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294 Hannah is My Name Belle Yang
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295 Harvest of Hope: The Pilgrimage of a Mexican-American Physician Jorge Prieto
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296 Healing by Heart: Clinical and Ethical Case Stories of Hmong Families and Western Providers Kathleen A. Culhane-Pera, Dorothy E. Vawter, Phua Xiong, Barbara Babbitt, and Mary M. Solberg, editors
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297 Heaven’s Door: Immigration Policy and the American Economy George J. Borjas
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298 Help or Hindrance?: The Economic Implications of Immigration for African Americans Daniel S. Hamermesh, Frank D. Bean, editors
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299 Hispanic Nation: Culture, Politics, and the Constructing of Identity Geoffrey Fox
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300 Holding Up More Than Half the Sky: Chinese Women Garment Workers in New York City, 1948-92 Xiaolan Bao
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301 Home at Last Susan Middleton Elya
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302 Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Jamie Ford Goodreads
303 How Many Is Too Many?: The Progressive Argument for Reducing Immigration into the United States Philip Cafaro
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304 How Race Is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts Natalia Molina
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305 How the Other Half Lives Jacob Riis OEDb
306 How the Other Half Works: Immigration and the Social Organization of Labor Roger Waldinger, Michael I. Lichter
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307 How to Be French: Nationality in the Making since 1789 Patrick Weil
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308
How to Get Into the Twin Palms, Karolina Waclawiak
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309 Human Rights along the U.S.–Mexico Border: Gendered Violence and Insecurity Kathleen Staudt, Tony Payan, Z. Anthony Kruszewski, editors
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310 I Am My Language: Discourses of Women and Children in the Borderlands Norma González
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311 I’m Neither Here nor There: Mexicans’ Quotidian Struggles with Migration and Poverty Patricia Zavella
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312 Identity, Memory, and Diaspora: Voices of Cuban-American Artists, Writers, and Philosophers Jorge J. E. Gracia, Lynette M. F. Bosch, and Isabel Alvarez Borland, editors
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313 If They Don’t Bring Their Women Here: Chinese Female Immigration before Exclusion George Anthony Peffer
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314 Illegal Migrations and the Huckleberry Finn Problem John S.W. Park
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315 Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants David Bacon
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316 Illicit Flows and Criminal Things: States, Borders, and the Other Side of Globalization Willem van Schendel, Itty Abraham, editors
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317 Imaginary Lines: Border Enforcement and the Origins of Undocumented Immigration, 1882-1930 Patrick Ettinger
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318 Immigrant America: A Portrait, Third Edition. Alejandro Portes, Rubén G. Rumbaut
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319 Immigrant Kids
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320 Immigrant Protest: Politics, Aesthetics, and Everyday Dissent Katarzyna Marciniak, Imogen Tyler, editors
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321 Immigrants and Boomers: Forging a New Social Contract for the Future of America Dowell Myers
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322 Immigrants and the Right to Stay Joseph H. Carens
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323 Immigrants and Their International Money Flows Susan Pozo, editor
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324 Immigrants in Courts Joanne I. Moore, Margaret E. Fisher, Foreword James M. Dolliver
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325 Immigrants, Markets, and States: The Political Economy of Postwar Europe James F. Hollifield
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326 Immigrants, Progressives, and Exclusion: Politics: The Dillingham Commission, 1900-1927 Robert F. Zeidel
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327 Immigrants, Unions, and the New U.S. Labor Market Immanuel Ness
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328 Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them Phillipe Legrain
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329 Immigration and American Unionism Vernon M. Briggs Jr.
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330 Immigration and Crime: Race, Ethnicity, and Violence Ramiro Martinez, Jr., Abel Valenzuela, Jr.
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331 Immigration and Integration in Canada in the Twenty-first Century John Biles, Meyer Burstein, and James Frideres, editors
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332 Immigration and Opportunity: Race, Ethnicity, and Employment in the United States Stephanie Bell-Rose, Frank D. Bean
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333 Immigration and Race: New Challenges for American Democracy Gerald D. Jaynes, editor
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334 Immigration and Religion in America: Comparative and Historical Richard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau and Josh DeWind, editors
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335 Immigration and the Border: Politics and Policy in the New Latino Century David L. Leal, José E. Limón, editors
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336 Immigration and the Constraints of Justice: Between Open Borders and Absolute Sovereignty Ryan Pevnick
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337 Immigration Detention: Law, History, Politics Daniel Wilsher
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338 Immigration Economics George J. Borjas
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339 Immigration in a Changing Economy: California’s Experience Kevin F. McCarthy, Georges Vernez
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340 Immigration Outside the Law Hiroshi Motomura
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341 Immigration Policy and the Challenge of Globalization: Unions and Employers in Unlikely Alliance Julie R. Watts
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342 Immigration Research for a New Century: Multidisciplinary Perspectives Nancy Foner , Rubén G. Rumbaut, and Steven J. Gold, editors
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343 Immigration, Integration, and Inclusion in Ontario Cities Caroline Andrew, John Biles, Meyer Burstein, Victoria Esses, and Erin Tolley, editors
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344 Immigration, Integration, and Security: America and Europe in Comparative Perspective Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia, Simon Reich
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345 Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality David Card, Stephen Rafael, editors
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346 In a New Land: A Comparative View of Immigration Nancy Foner
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347 In and Out of Morocco: Smuggling and Migration in a Frontier Boomtown David A. McMurray
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348 In the Shadow of Race: Jews, Latinos, and Immigrant Politics in the United States Victoria Hattam
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349 India Abroad: Diasporic Cultures of Postwar America and England Sandhya Shukla
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350 Infidel Ayaan Hirsi Ali Goodreads
351 Insider Research on Migration and Mobility: International Perspectives on Researcher Positioning Lejla Voloder and Liudmila Kirpitchenko
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352 Insufficient Funds: The Culture of Money in Low-Wage Transnational Families Hung Cam Thai
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353 Integrating Islam: Political and Religious Challenges in Contemporary France Jonathan Laurence, Justin Vaisse
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354 Integration and Inclusion of Newcomers and Minorities across Canada John Biles, Meyer Burstein, Jim Frideres, Erin Tolley, and Rob Vineberg, editors
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355 Into The Beautiful North Latina
356 Inventing Irish America: Generation, Class, and Ethnic Identity in a New England City, 1880–1928 Timothy J. Meagher
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357 Issues in the Economics of Immigration George Borjas, editor
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358 It’s Easier To Reach Heaven Than The End Of The Street: A Jerusalem Memoir Emma Williams Bustle
359 Italians Then, Mexicans Now: Immigrant Origins and Second-Generation Progress, 1890 to 2000 Joel Perlmann
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360 Jalos, USA: Transnational Community and Identity Alfredo Mirandé
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361 Janitors, Street Vendors, and Activists: The Lives of Mexican Immigrants in Silicon Valley Christian Zlolniski
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362 Jasmine Bharati Mukherjee OEDb
363 Jasmine and Fire: A Bittersweet Year in Beirut Salma Abdelnour Bustle
364 Journey Of Dreams Latina
365 Journey to Ellis Island
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366 Joyride Latina
367
Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America
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368 Keeping Out the Other: A Critical Introduction to Immigration Enforcement Today David C. Brotherton, Philip Kretsedemas, editors
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369 Kibbutzniks in the Diaspora Naama Sabar
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370 Korean Americans and Their Religions: Pilgrims and Missionaries from a Different Shore Ho-Youn Kwon, Kwang Chung Kim, R. Stephen Warner
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371 La Chulla Vida: Gender, Migration, and the Family in Andean Ecuador and New York City Jason Pribilsky
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372 La Merica: Images of Italian Greenhorn Experience Michael A. La Sorte
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373 La Nueva California: Latinos in the Golden State David E. Hayes-Bautista
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374 Labor in Retreat: Class and Community among Men’s Clothing Workers of Chicago, 1871-1929 Youngsoo Bae
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375 Labor Market Issues along the U.S.–Mexico Border Marie T. Mora, Alberto Dávila, editors
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376 Labor Rights Are Civil Rights: Mexican American Workers in Twentieth Century America Zaragosa Vargas
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377 Lailah’s Lunchbox Reem Faruqi
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378 Landed
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379 Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America Linda Allegro, Andrew Grant Wood, editors
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380 Latina Activists Across Borders: Women’s Grassroots Organizing in Mexico and Texas Milagros Peña
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381 Latino Immigrants and the Transformation of the U.S. South Mary E. Odern, Elaine Lacy, editors
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382 Latino Lives in America: Making It Home Luis R. Fraga, John A. Garcia, Rodney E. Hero, Michael Jones-Correa, Valerie Martinez-Ebers and Gary Segura
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383 Latino Los Angeles: Transformations, Communities, and Activism Enrique C. Ochoa, Gilda L. Ochoa
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384 Latino Sun, Rising: Our Spanish-Speaking U.S. World Marco Portales
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385 Latino Workers in the Contemporary South Arthur D. Murphy, Colleen Blanchard, and Jennifer A. Hill, editors
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386 Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community and Identity in San Francisco Tomás F. Summers Sandoval Jr.
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387 Latinos in Dixie: Class and Assimilation in Richmond, Virginia Debra J. Schleef, H.B. Cavalcanti
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388 Latinos in New England Andrés Torres
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389 Laws Harsh as Tigers: Chinese Immigrants and the Shaping of Modern Immigration Law Lucy E. Salyer
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390 Letters from Rifka
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391 Life After Sarah Darer Littman
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392 Life Along the Border: A Landmark Tejana Thesis Jovita González
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393 Little Bee Chris Cleave Goodreads
394 Little Brazil: An Ethnography of Brazilian Immigrants in New York City Maxine L. Margolis
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395 Little Failure Gary Shteyngart Goodreads
396 Little Manila Is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, California Dawn Bohulano Mabalon
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397 Little Soldier
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398 Lives on the Line: Dispatches from the U.S.-Mexico Border Miriam Davidson
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399 Lobbying for Inclusion: Rights Politics and the Making of Immigration Policy Carolyn Wong
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400 Locating Filipino Americans: Ethnicity and the Cultural Politics of Space Rick Bonus
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401 Locating Migration: Rescaling Cities and Migrants Nina Glick Schiller, Ayse Caglar, editors
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402 Lolita Vladimir Nabokov OEDb
403 Lost and Found Cat: The True Story of Kunkush’s Incredible Journey Doug Kuntz and Amy Shrodes The Cut
404 Lowji Discovers America Candace Fleming Brightly
405 Lucy Jamaica Kincaid OEDb
406 LULAC, Mexican Americans, and National Policy Craig A. Kaplowitz
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407 Maggie: A Girl of the Streets Jacob Riis OEDb
408 Maid to Order in Hong Kong: Stories of Migrant Workers, Second Edition Nicole Constable
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409 Main Street to Mainframes: Landscape and Social Change in Poughkeepsie Harvey K. Flad, Clyde Griffen
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410 Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand Helen Simonson Goodreads
411 Making Americans: Immigration, Race, and the Origins of Diverse Democracy Desmond King
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412 Making Sense of Public Opinion: American Discourses About Immigration and Social Programs Claudia Strauss
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413 Mama’s Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation Edwidge Danticat
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414 Managing African Portugal: The Citizen-Migrant Distinction Kesha Fikes
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415 Managing Ethnic Diversity after 9/11: Integration, Security, and Civil Liberties in Transatlantic Perspective Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia, Simon Reich, editors
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416 Managing Immigration and Diversity in Canada: A Transatlantic Dialogue in the New Age of Migration Dan Rodriguez-Garcia, editor
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417 Managing Labor Migration in the 21st Century Philip Martin, Manolo Abella, and Christiane Kuptsch
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418 Maus Art Spiegelman OEDb
419 Maya in Exile: Guatemalans in Florida Allen F. Burns
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420 Mestizo Democracy: The Politics of Crossing Borders John F. Burke
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421 Mexican Americans and Health: ¡Sana! ¡Sana! Adela de la Torre, Antonio Estrada
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422 Mexican Americans and Language: Del dicho al hecho Glenn A. Martínez
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423 Mexican Americans and the Environment: Tierra y Vida Devon G. Peña
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424 Mexican Americans and the Law: ¡El pueblo unido jamás será vencido! Reynaldo Anaya Valencia, Sonia R. García, Henry Flores, José Roberto Juárez, Jr.,
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425 Mexican Americans and the Politics of Diversity: ¡Querer es poder! Lisa Magaña
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426 Mexican Americans and the U.S. Economy: Quest for Buenos Días Arturo González
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427 Mexican Americans: Leadership, Ideology, and Identity, 1930-1960 Mario T. García
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428 Mexican Coal Mining Labor in Texas and Coahuila, 1880-1930 Roberto R. Calderón
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429 Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing: Imperial Politics in the American Southwest Gilbert G. González
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430 Mexican Immigration to the United States George J. Borjas, editor
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431 Mexican Inclusion: The Origins of Anti-Discrimination Policy in Texas and the Southwest Matthew Gritter
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432 Mexican New York: Transnational Lives of New Immigrants Robert Courtney Smith
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433 Mexican Women and the Other Side of Immigration: Engendering Transnational Ties Luz María Gordillo
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434 Mexican-Origin People in the United States: A Topical History Oscar J. Martínez
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435 Mexicanos in Oregon: Their Stories, Their Lives Erlinda V. Gonzales-Berry, Marcela Mendoza
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436 Mexicans in the Making of America Neil Foley
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437 Mexicans in the Midwest, 1900-1932 Juan R. García
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438 Migrant Youth, Transnational Families, and the State Care and Contested Interests Lauren Heidbrink
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439 Migrants and Migration in Modern North America: Cross-Border Lives, Labor Markets, and Politics Dirk Hoerder, Nora Faires
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440 Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World Robyn Magalit Rodriguez
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441 Migration-Trust Networks: Social Cohesion in Mexican US-Bound Emigration Nadia Y. Flores-Yeffal
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442 Migration, Transnationalization, and Race in a Changing New York Héctor R. Cordero-Guzmán, Robert C. Smith, and Ramón Grosfuguel, editors
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443 Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy Miguel Antonio Levario
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444 Minorities in Phoenix: A Profile of Mexican American, Chinese American, and African American Communities, 1860-1992 Bradford Luckingham
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445 Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States Jorge Durand, Douglas S. Massey
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446 Missing: Youth, Citizenship, and Empire after 9/11 Sunaina Marr Maira
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447 Mixtec Transnational Identity Laura Velasco Ortiz
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448 Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s Christina Gerken
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449 Mona in the Promised Land Gish Jen OEDb
450 Mongrel Nation: Diasporic Culture and the Making of Postcolonial Britain Ashley Dawson
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451 Mothers without Citizenship: Asian Immigrant Families and the Consequences of Welfare Reform Lynn Fujiwara
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452 Moving from the Margins: A Chicana Voice on Public Policy Adela de la Torre
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453 Mrs. Spring Fragrance Sui Sin Far OEDb
454 Música Norteña: Mexican Migrants Creating a Nation between Nations Cathy Tagland
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455 My Chinatown: One Year in Poems Kam Mak
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456 My Diary from Here to There/Mi diario de aqui hasta alla Amada Irma Perez
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457 My Dog Is Lost Ezra Jack Keats
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458 My Name Is Jorge: On Both Sides of the River Jane Medina
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459 My Name is Not Easy Debby Dahl Edwardson
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460 My Name Is Sangoel Karen Williams
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461 My Shoes and I Rene Colato Lainez
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462 Namasté America: Indian Immigrants in an American Metropolis Padma Rangaswamy
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463 Naming Liberty
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464 National Security and Immigration: Policy Development in the United States and Western Europe Since 1945 Christopher Rudolph
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465 Nations of Emigrants: Shifting Boundaries of Citizenship in El Salvador and the United States Susan Bibler Coutin
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466 Native Speaker Chang-Rae Lee OEDb
467 Negotiating Identities: States and Immigrants in France and Germany Riva Kastoryano, Translated by Barbara Harshav
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468 New Destination Dreaming: Immigration, Race, and Legal Status in the Rural American South Helen B. Marrow
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469 New Destinations: Mexican Immigration in the United States Víctor Zúñiga, Rubén Hernández-León, editors
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470 New Faces in New Places: The Changing Geography of American Immigration Douglas S. Massey, editor
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471 New Immigrants in New York Nancy Foner
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472
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473 Newcomers in Workplace: Immigrants and the Restructuring of the U.S. Economy Louise Lamphere, Alex Stepick and Guillermo Grenier, editors
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474 No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor Cindy Hahamovitch
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475 No-No Boy John Okada OEDb
476 Nomadic Identities: The Performance of Citizenship May Joseph
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477 Nosotros: The Hispanic People of Oregon Erasmo Gamboa, Carolyn M. Buan, editors
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478 Not Working: Latina Immigrants, Low-Wage Jobs, and the Failure of Welfare Reform Alejandra Marchevsky, Jeanne Theoharis
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479 Nurses on the Move: Migration and the Global Health Care Economy Mireille Kingma
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480 O Pioneers! Willa Cather Goodreads
481 On Black Sister’s Street Chika Unigwe BuzzFeed
482 On Toleration Michael Walzer
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483 One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First Century Nancy Foner, editor
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484 Opening the Floodgates: Why America Needs to Rethink its Borders and Immigration Laws Kevin R. Johnson
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485 Organizing Immigrants: The Challenge for Unions in Contemporary California Ruth Milkman, editor
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486 Other Immigrants: The Global Origins of the American People David M. Reimers
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487 Out of the Shadow: A Russian Jewish Girlhood on the Lower East Side Rose Cohen Tenement
488 Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town Warren St. John Brightly
489 Overseas American: Growing Up Gringo in the Tropics Gene H. Bell-Villada
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490 Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration Marc R. Rosenblum, Daniel J. Tichenor, editors
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491 Paper Families: Identity, Immigration Administration, and Chinese Exclusion Estelle T. Lau
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492 Paper Son: One Man’s Story Tung Pok Chin, Winifred C. Chin
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493 Passing Lines: Sexuality and Immigration Brad Epps, Keja Valens, and Bill Johnson-Gonzalez, editors
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494 Patrolling Chaos: The U.S. Border Patrol in Deep South Texas Robert Lee Maril
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495 Paul Horiuchi: East and West Barbara Johns
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496 Permeable Border: The Great Lakes Basin as Transnational Region, 1650-1990 John J. Bukowczyk, Nora Faires, David R. Smith, Randy William Widdis
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497 Pinnick Kinnick Hill: An American Story/ Las Colinas sueñan en español G. W. Gonzalez, edited by Mark Brazaitis, translated by Daniel F. Ferreras, preface by Suronda Gonzalez
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498 Pity the Drowned Horses Sheryl Luna
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499 Pnin, Vladimir Nabokov Flavorwire
500 Pocketbooks Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America Meg Jacobs
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501 Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant Eithne Luibhéid
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502 Promise Unfulfilled: Unions, Immigration, and the Farm Workers Philip L. Martin
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503 Promoters, Planters, and Pioneers: The Course and Context of Belgian Settlement in Western Canada Cornelius J. Jaenen
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504 Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, and Border Crossings Eithne Luibhéid, Lionel Cantú Jr., editors
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505 Race over Empire: Racism and U.S. Imperialism, 1865-1900 Eric T. L. Love
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506 Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America, Second Edition John W. Frazier, Eugene L. Tettey-Fio, Norah F. Henry, editors
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507 Rancheros in Chicagoacán: Language and Identity in a Transnational Community Marcia Farr
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508 Recasting the Social in Citizenship Engin F. Isin
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509 Redefining Urban and Suburban America: Evidence from Census 2000, Volume 2 Alan Berube, Bruce Katz, and Robert E. Lang, editors
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510 Reform Without Justice: Latino Migrant Politics and the Homeland Security State Alfonso Gonzales
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511 Refugees and the Asylum Dilemma in the West Gil Loescher
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512 Religion at the Corner of Bliss and Nirvana: Politics, Identity, and Faith in New Migrant Communities Lois Ann Lorentzen, Joaquin Jay Gonzales III, Kevin M. Chun, and Hien Duc Do, editors
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513 Remaking Citizenship: Latina Immigrants and New American Politics Kathleen M. Coll
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514 Remaking the American Mainstream: Assimilation and Contemporary Immigration Richard Alba, Victor Nee
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515 ReMembering Cuba: Legacy of a Diaspora Andrea O’Reilly Herrera
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516 Reproducing the French Race: Immigration, Intimacy, and Embodiment in the Early Twentieth Century Elisa Camiscioli
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517 Reshaping Ethnic and Racial Relations in Philadelphia: Immigrants in a Divided City Judith Goode, Jo Anne Schneider
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518 Restavec: From Haitian Slave Child to Middle-Class American Jean-Robert Cadet
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519 Return To Sender Latina
520 Revisiting US-VISIT: U.S. Immigration Processes, Concerns, andConsequences David S. Ortiz, Shari Lawrence Pfleeger, Aruna Balakrishnan,, Merril Miceli
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521 Revoltosos: Mexico’s Rebels in the United States, 1903-1923 W. Dirk Raat
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522 Right to DREAM: Immigration Reform and America’s Future William A. Schwab
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523 Roots and Reflections: South Asians in the Pacific Northwest Amy Bhatt, Nalini Iyer
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524 Ru Kim Thúy Goodreads
525 Sacrificing Families: Navigating Laws, Labor, and Love Across Borders Leisy J. Abrego
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526 Saffron Dreams Shaila Abdulla OEDb
527 Salsa Crossings: Dancing Latinidad in Los Angeles Cindy García
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528 Same Sun Here Silas House Tenement
529 Securing Borders: Detention and Deportation in Canada Anna Pratt
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530 Seedfolks Paul Fleischman The Cut
531 Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles Nora Hamilton, Norma Stoltz Chinchilla
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532 Seeking Refuge: Central American Migration to Mexico, the United States, and Canada María Cristina García
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533 Seeking Salaam: Ethiopians, Eritreans, and Somalis in the Pacific Northwest Sandra M. Chait
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534 Selecting by Origin: Ethnic Migration in the Liberal State Christian Joppke
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535 Shanghai Girls Lisa See Goodreads
536 Shaping Immigration News: A French-American Comparison Rodney Benson
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537 Shifting Borders: Rhetoric, Immigration, and California’s Proposition 187 Kent A. Ono, John M. Sloop
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538 Shooting Kabul N.H. Senzai Brightly
539 Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy Ananda Rose
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540
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541 Slaves to Fashion: Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops Robert J. S. Ross
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542 Small Island Andrea Levy Goodreads
543 Smuggled Chinese: Clandestine Immigration to the United States Ko-lin Chin
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544 So Far from Allah, So Close to Mexico: Middle Eastern Immigrants in Modern Mexico Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp
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545
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547 Songs of Willow Frost Jamie Ford Goodreads
548 Sonny Montes and Mexican American Activism in Oregon Glenn Anthony May
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549 Standing on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt Borderland Geraldo L. Cadava
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550 Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey Margriet Ruurs The Cut
551 Still the Promised City? African-Americans and New Immigrants in Postindustrial New York Roger Waldinger
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552 Straddling the Border: Immigration Policy and the INS Lisa Magaña
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553 Strangers to the Constitution: Immigrants, Borders, and Fundamental Law Gerald L. Neuman
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554 Sui Sin Far/Edith Maude Eaton: A Literary Biography Annette White-Parks
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555 Taking Local Control: Immigration Policy Activism in U.S. Cities and States Monica Varsanyi, editor
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556 Talking to High Monks in the Snow Lydia Minatoya
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557 Tattered Sails
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558 Tea with Milk Allen Say
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559 Tejano Empire: Life on the South Texas Ranchos Andrés Tijerina
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560 The “Huddled Masses” Myth: Immigration and Civil Rights Kevin R. Johnson
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561 The 50% American: Immigration and National Identity in an Age of Terror Stanley A. Renshon
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562 The African Diaspora in Canada: Negotiating Identity and Belonging Wisdom J. Tettey, Korbla P. Puplampu, editors
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563 The African Diaspora in the United States and Canada at the Dawn of the 21st Century John W. Frazier, Joe T. Darden, Norah F. Henry, editors
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564 The Age of Mass Migration Five Books
565 The Age of Migration Five Books
566 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay Michael Chabon OEDb
567 The American South in a Global World James L. Peacock, Harry L. Watson, and Carrie R. Matthews, editors
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568 The American West: A New Interpretive History Robert V. Hine, John Mack Faragher
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569 The Assistant Bernard Malamud OEDb
570 The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion Katja Franko Aas, Mary Bosworth, editors
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571 The Borders Within: Encounters Between Mexico and the U.S. Douglas Monroy
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572 The Bread Givers Anzia Yezierska BuzzFeed
573 The Buddha in the Attic Julie Otsuka Goodreads
574 The Caliph’s House: A Year in Casablanca Tahir Shah Bustle
575 The Changing Face of World Cities: Young Adult Children of Immigrants in Europe and the United States Maurice Krul, John Mollenkopf, editors
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576 The Chinese Experience in America Shih-Shan Henry Tsai
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577 The Colonias Reader: Economy, Housing and Public Health in U.S.- Mexico Border Colonias Angela J. Donelson, Adrian X. Esparza
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578 The Comfort Women Nora Okja Keller OEDb
579 The Consequences of Love Sulaiman Addonia BuzzFeed
580 The Contested Homeland: A Chicano History of New Mexico Erlinda Gonzales-Berry, David R. Maciel, editors
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581 The Cross-Border Connection: Immigrants, Emigrants, and Their Homelands Roger Waldinger
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582 The Cubans of Union City: Immigrants and Exiles in a New Jersey Community Yolanda Prieto
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583 The Cultural Dimensions of Immigration: The Immigrant Artist at Work Edwidge Danticat
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584 The Culture of Migration in Southern Mexico Jeffrey H. Cohen
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585 The Deportation Regime: Sovereignty, Space, and the Freedom of Movement Nicholas de Genova, Nathalie Peutz, editors
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586 The Devil in Silicon Valley: Northern California, Race, and Mexican Americans Stephen J. Pitti
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587 The Dignity of Working Men Michèle Lamont
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588 The DREAMers: How the Undocumented Youth Movement Transformed the Immigrant Rights Debate Walter J. Nicholls
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589 The Ellis Island Snow Globe Erica Rand
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590 The English-Only Question: An Official Language for Americans? Dennis Baron
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591 The Ethics of Immigration Joseph Carens
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592 The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity, and Class in America Stephen Steinberg
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593 The Fence: National Security, Public Safety, and Illegal Immigration along the U.S.–Mexico Border Robert Lee Maril
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594 The Fortunate Pilgrim Mario Puzo OEDb
595 The Frontier of Loyalty: Political Exiles in the Age of the Nation-State Yossi Shain
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596 The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945 Cindy Hahamovitch
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597 The Funeral Party Lyudmila Ulitskaya OEDb
598 The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages Mimi Thi Nguyen
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599
The Glory of Brooklyn’s Gowanus: Legacy, Industry, Artistry
The New York Times
600 The History of Love Nicole Krauss Goodreads
601 The Horse in the Kitchen: Stories of a Mexican-American Family Ralph Flores
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602 The Immigrant Scene: Ethnic Amusements in New York, 1880–1920 Sabine Haenni
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603 The Immigrant Threat: The Integration of Old and New Migrants in Western Europe since 1850 Leo Lucassen
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604 The Immigration Crucible: Transforming Race, Nation, and the Limits of the Law Philip Kretsedemas
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605 The Inheritance of Loss Kiran Desai Goodreads
606 The International Law of Economic Migration: Toward the Fourth Freedom Joel P. Trachtman
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607 The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho: Villa Clara and the Construction of Argentine Identity Judith Noemí Freidenberg
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608 The Irish in Philadelphia: Ten Generations of Urban Experience Dennis Clark
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609 The Irish in Us: Irishness, Performativity, and Popular Culture Diane Negra
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610 The Jewish Gauchos of the Pampas Alaberto Gerchunoff
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611
The Journal of Finn Reardon: A Newsie, New York City (My Name is America series)
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612
The Journal of Otto Peltonen: A Finnish Immigrant
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613 The Journey Francesca Sanna The Cut
614 The Jungle Upton Sinclair OEDb
615 The Keeping Quilt Patricia Polacco Brightly
616 The King of Mulberry Street
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617 The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini OEDb
618 The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North State Hannah Gill
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619 The Latino Threat: Constructing Immigrants, Citizens, and the Nation Leo R. Chavez
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620 The Law Into Their Own Hands: Immigration and the Politics of Exceptionalism Roxanne Lynn Doty
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621 The Leavers Lisa Ko Goodreads
622 The Line of the Sun Judith Ortiz Cofer OEDb
623 The Lost Boys of Sudan: An American Story of the Refugee Experience Mark Bixler Bustle
624 The Lowland Jhumpa Lahiri Goodreads
625 The Madelenka books Peter Sís The Cut
626 The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love Oscar Hijuelos OEDb
627 The Mango Bride Marivi Soliven BuzzFeed
628 The Matchbox Diary
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629 The Maya Diaspora: Guatemalan Roots, New American Lives James Loucky, Marilyn M. Moors, editors
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630 The Maya of Morganton: Work and Community in the Nuevo New South Leon Fink
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631 The Mexican Border Cities: Landscape Anatomy and Place Personality Daniel D. Arreola, James R. Curtis
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632 The Multicultural Southwest: A Reader A. Gabriel Meléndez, M. Jane Young, Patricia Moore, Patrick Pynes
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633 The New Asian Immigration in Los Angeles and Global Restructuring Paul Ong, Edna Bonacich, and Lucie Cheng, editors
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634 The New Chicago: A Social and Cultural Analysis John P. Koval, Larry Bennett, Michael I.J. Bennett, Fassil Demissie, Roberta Garner, and Kiljoong Kim, editors
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635 The New Nativism: Proposition 187 and the Debate Over Immigration Robin Dale Jacobson
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636 The New Rural Poverty: Agriculture and Immigration in California Philip L. Martin, Michael E. Fix, and J. Edward Taylor
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637 The Other Americans: How Immigrants Renew Our Country, Our Economy and Our Values Joel Millman
Just Browsing
638 The Other Side of the Fence: American Migrants in Mexico Sheila Croucher
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639 The Other Side of Truth
The Guardian
640 The Outsider: Prejudice and Politics in Italy Paul M. Sniderman, Pierangelo Peri, Rui J. P. de Figueiredo, Jr., and Thomas Piazza
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641 The Permit that Never Expires: Migrant Tales from the Ozark Hills and the Mexican Highlands Philip Garrison
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642 The Political Uses of Expert Knowledge: Immigration Policy and Social Research Christina Boswell
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643 The Politics of Belonging: Race, Public Opinion, and Immigration Natalie Masuoka, Jane Junn
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644 The Politics of Diversity: Immigration, Resistance, and Change in Monterey Park, California John Horton
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645 The Politics of Immigration: Contradictions of the Liberal State James Hampshire
London School Of Economics
646 The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration Martin Ruhs
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647 The Puerto Rican Diaspora: Historical Perspectives Carmen Teresa Whalen, Víctor Vázquez-Hernández, editors
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648 The Qualities of a Citizen: Women, Immigration, and Citizenship, 1870-1965 Martha Gardner
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649 The Quiet Place Sarah Stewart
Colours Of Us
650 The Rise of David Lavinsky Abraham Cahan OEDb
651 The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of Color Feminism and the Culture of Immigrant Labor Grace Kyungwon Hong
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652 The Secret Side Of Empty Maria E. Andreu BuzzFeed
653 The Seeds of Friendship Michael Foreman
Colours Of Us
654 The Shawl Cynthia Ozick OEDb
655 The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures Anne Fadiman Goodreads
656 The Storyteller’s Candle/La Velita de los Cuentos Lucia Gonzalez The Cut
657 The Thing Around Your Neck Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Goodreads
658 The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans Christian Collet, Pei-te Lien, editors
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659 The Vietnamese American 1.5 Generation Sucheng Chan
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660 The Wherewithal of Life: Ethics, Migration, and the Question of Well-Being Michael Jackson
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661 The Wind Doesn’t Need a Passport: Stories from the U.S -Mexico Borderlands Tyche Hendricks Bustle
662 The Woman Warrior Maxine Hong Kingston OEDb
663 The World Comes to America: Immigration to the United States Since 1945 Leonard Dinnerstein, David M. Reimers
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664 The World of the Mexican Worker in Texas Emilio Zamora
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665 The Xaripu Community across Borders: Labor Migration, Community, and Family Manuel Barajas
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666 Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land John Coy The Cut
667 This Is How You Lose Her Junot Díaz Goodreads
668 Tis A Memoir Frank McCourt Goodreads
669 To Be an Immigrant Kay Deaux
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670 To Plead Our Own Cause: Personal Stories by Today’s Slaves Kevin Bales, Zoe Trodd, editors
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671 To See and See Again: A Life in Iran and America Tara Bahrampour Bustle
672 Tracking Europe: Mobility, Diaspora, and the Politics of Location Ginette Verstraete
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673 Trailing Clouds: Immigrant Fiction in Contemporary America David Cowart
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674 Transatlantic Subjects: Acts of Migration and Cultures of Transnationalism between Greece and America Ioanna Lalioto
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675 Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon Lynn Stephen
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676 Transformations of La Familia on the U.S.-Mexico Border Raquel R. Márquez, Harriet D. Romo, editors
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677 Transformations: Immigration, Family Life, and Achievement Motivation Among Latino Adolescents Carola & Marcelo Suárez-Orozco
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678 Transforming Politics, Transforming America: The Political and Civic Incorporation of Immigrants in the United States Taeku Lee, S. Karthick Ramakrishnan, and Ricardo Ramirez, editors
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679 Translation Nation Hector Tobar
Just Browsing
680 Transnational Tortillas: Race, Gender, and Shop-Floor Politics in Mexico and the United States Carolina Bank Muñoz
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681 Troublesome Border, Revised Edition Oscar J. Martínez
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682 True Faith and Allegiance: Immigration and American Civic Nationalism Noah Pickus
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683 Trust beyond Borders: Immigration, the Welfare State, and Identity in Modern Societies Markus M.L. Crepaz
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684 Tunnel Kids Lawrence Taylor, Maeve Hickey
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685 Unaccustomed Earth Jhumpa Lahiri Goodreads
686 Unbound Spirit: Letters of Flora Belle Jan Flora Belle Jan, Edited by Fleur Yano and Saralyn Daly, Introduction by Judy Wu
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687
Under Copp’s Hill (History Mysteries series)
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688 Under the Mesquite Guadalupe Garcia McCall
Nerdy Book Club
689 Unguarded Gates: A History of America’s Immigration Crisis Otis L. Graham
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690 United We Win: The Rise and Fall of La Raza Unida Party Ignacio M. García
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691 Virtual Migration: The Programming of Globalization A. Aneesh
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692 Waiting on Washington: Central American Workers in the Nation’s Capital Terry A. Repak
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693 We Are All Suspects Now: Untold Stories from Immigrant Communities after 9/11 Tram Nguyen
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694 We Need New Names NoViolet Bulawayo Goodreads
695 We Need Two Worlds: Chinese Immigrant Associations in a Western Society Li Minghuan
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696 Welsh Americans: A History of Assimilation in the Coal Fields Ronald L. Lewis
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697 Western Hemisphere Immigration and United States Foreign Policy Christopher Mitchell, editor
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698 When I First Came to This Land
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699 When I was Puerto Rican Esmeralda Santiago OEDb
700 When This World Was New D H Figueredo
Colours Of Us
701 White Teeth Zadie Smith Goodreads
702 Who Belongs in America?: Presidents, Rhetoric, and Immigration Vanessa B. Beasley
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703 Who Needs Migrant Workers?: Labour Shortages, Immigration, and Public Policy Martin Ruhs, Bridget Anderson, editors
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704 Who Speaks for Hispanics?: Hispanic Interest Groups in Washington Deirdre Martinez
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705 Why Americans Don’t Join the Party: Race, Immigration, and the Failure (of Political Parties) to Engage the Electorate Zultan L. Hajnal, Taeku Lee
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706 Why Walls Won’t Work: Repairing the US-Mexico Divide Michael Dear
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707 Why We Left: Untold Stories and Songs of America’s First Immigrants Joanna Brooks
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708 Women and Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: A Reader Denise A. Segura, Patricia Zavella, editors
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709 Wooden Fish Songs: A Novel Ruthanne Lum McCunn
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710 Worker Centers: Organizing Communities at the Edge of the Dream Janice Fine
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711 Working the Boundaries: Race, Space, and “Illegality” in Mexican Chicago Nicholas De Genova
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712 You Can’t Be Mexican: You Talk Just Like Me Frank S. Mendez
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Boston Globe 7 books on the subject of immigration
Brightly 15 Books for Kids About the Immigrant Experience in America
Bustle 12 Nonfiction Books About Immigration
BuzzFeed 17 Books That Perfectly Capture The Immigrant Experience
Colours Of Us 30 Multicultural Picture Books about Immigration
Five Books The best books on Immigration
Flavorwire 10 Great Novels About the Immigrant Experience
Goodreads Popular Immigrant Experience Books
Just Browsing TOP 10 NONFICTION BOOKS ABOUT IMMIGRATION IN AMERICA
Latina 11 Young Adult Novels About The Immigrant Experience
London School Of Economics Reading List: 7 powerful books on immigration and refugee rights
Nerdy Book Club TEN YOUNG ADULT BOOKS THAT REFLECT THE US IMMIGRATION EXPERIENCE BY NATALIE DIAS LORENZI
OEDb Coming to America: 50 Greatest Works of Immigration Literature
Tenement Miriam’s Top Ten Immigration Book Recommendations
The Best Children’s Books Immigrant Stories in early American history
The Cut ‘These Books Can Help’: Reading to Kids About Immigration and Refugees
The Guardian What are the best books on immigration and adapting to life in the UK?
The New York Times Giving Voice to Immigrants, Past and Present

 

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