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“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.

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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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  • Brightly

“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 IdentityCynthia L. Bejarano
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52“They Take Our Jobs!”: And 20 Other Myths about ImmigrationAviva Chomsky
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53“I Know It’s Dangerous: Why Mexicans Risk Their Lives to Cross the BorderLynnaire M. Sheridan
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54A Conservative and Compassionate Approach to Immigration Reform: Perspectives from a Former US Attorney GeneralAlberto R. Gonzales, David N. Strange
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55A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical CitizenshipKeith Wailoo, Julie Livingston, and Peter Guarnaccia
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56A Forgetful Nation: On Immigration and Cultural Identity in the United StatesAli Behdad
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57A Good Scent from a Strange MountainRobert Olen ButlerOEDb
58A Journey Around Our America: A Memoir on Cycling, Immigration, and the Latinoization of the U.S.Louis G. Mendoza
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59A Latina in the Land of Hollywood: and Other Essays on Media CultureAngharad N. Valdivia
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60A Long Walk to WaterLinda Sue ParkBrightly
61A Man of Good HopeJonny SteinbergFive Books
62A Midwestern Mosaic: Immigration and Political Socialization in Rural AmericaJ. Celeste Lay
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63A Movie in My Pillow/Una pelicula en mi almohadaJorge Argueta
Colours Of Us
64A Nation by Design: Immigration Policy in the Fashioning of AmericaAristide R. Zolberg
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65A Nation of Religions: The Politics of Pluralism in Multireligious AmericaStephen Prothero, editor
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66A Picnic in October
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67A Promised Land, A Perilous Journey: Theological Perspectives on MigrationDaniel G. Groody, Gioacchino Campese, editors
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68A Saloonkeeper’s DaughterDrude Krog JansonOEDb
69A Shelter in Our CarMonica Gunning
Colours Of Us
70A Step from HeavenAn Na
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71A Tale of Two Cities: Santo Domingo and New York after 1950Jesse Hoffnun-Garskof
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72A Tree Grows in BrooklynBetty SmithGoodreads
73Accidental Immigrants and the Search for Home: Women, Cultural Identity, and CommunityCarol E. Kelley
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74Across the Pacific: Asian Americans and GlobalizationEvelyn Hu-DeHart
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75Adversity Is My Angel: The Life and Career of Raul H. CastroRaul H. Castro, Jack L. August, Jr.
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76After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965Libby Garland
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77Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American DiasporaDaniel Kanstroom
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78Against the Tide: Immigrants, Day Laborers, and Community in Jupiter, FloridaSandro Lazo de la Vega, Timothy J. Steigenga
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79Alambrista and the U.S.-Mexico Border: Film, Music, and the Stories of Undocumented ImmigrantsNicholas J. Cull, Davíd Carrasco, editors
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80Alienated: Immigrant Rights, the Constitution, and Equality in AmericaVictor C. Romero
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81All of a Kind FamilySydney TaylorTenement
82Almost A WomanEsmeralda SantiagoBuzzFeed
83Almost Home: A Brazilian American’s Reflections on Faith, Culture, and ImmigrationH.B. Cavalcanti
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84Ambivalent Journey: U.S. Migration and Economic Mobility in North-Central MexicoRichard C. Jones
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85America Beyond Black and White: How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us Overcome the Racial DivideRonald Fernandez
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86America’s New Working Class: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in a Biopolitical AgeKathleen R. Arnold
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87America’s Newcomers and the Dynamics of DiversityFrank D. Bean, Gillian Stevens
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88American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth CenturyGary Gerstle
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89American Diversity: A Demographic Challenge for the Twenty-first CenturyNancy A. Denton, Stewart E. Tolnay
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90American Dreaming, Global Realities: Rethinking U.S. Immigration HistoryDonna Gabaccia, Vicki L. Ruiz, editors
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91American Dreaming: Immigrant Life on the MarginsSarah J. Mahler
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92American Girl — Rebecca, 1914
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93American Guestworkers: Jamaicans and Mexicans in the U. S. Labor MarketDavid Griffith
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94American Immigration; 2nd editionMaldwyn Allen Jones
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95American Paper Son: A Chinese Immigrant in the MidwestWayne Hung Wong, Edited and with an Introduction by Benson Tong
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96Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an IdealMichael Kazin, Joseph A. McCartin, editors
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97An Alliance of Women: Immigration and the Politics of RaceHeather Merrill
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98An American BratBapsi SidhwaOEDb
99An Immigrant Neighborhood: Interethnic and Interracial Encounters in New York before 1930Shirley J. Yee
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100Angel IslandRussell FreedmanThe Cut
101Angela’s AshesFrank McCourtOEDb
102Arab-American Faces and Voices: The Origins of an Immigrant CommunityElizabeth Booshada
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103Art in the Lives of Immigrant Communities in the United StatesPaul DiMaggio, Patricia Fernandez-Kelly
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104Ashes of Roses
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105Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the SouthKhyati Y. Joshi, Jigna Desai, editors
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106At America’s Gates: Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943Erika Lee
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107At Ellis Island
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108AwayAmy BloomGoodreads
109Barrio BoyErnesto Galarza
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110Beautiful Yetta: A Yiddish Chicken With ChutzpahDaniel PinkwaterTenement
111Because I Don’t Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant LifePhilip Garrison
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112Becoming American, Becoming Ethnic: College Students Explore Their RootsThomas Dublin, editor
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113Becoming Europe: Immigration, Integration, and the Welfare StatePatrick Ireland
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114Becoming Neighbors in a Mexican American Community: Power, Conflict, and SolidarityGilda L. Ochoa
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115Becoming New Yorkers: Ethnographies of the New Second GenerationPhilip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf, and Mary C. Waters
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116Behold the DreamersImbolo MbueGoodreads
117Being Chinese, Becoming Chinese AmericanShehong Chen
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118Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian AmericaVivek Bald
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119Between the Lines: Letters Between Undocumented Mexican and Latin American Immigrants and Their Families and FriendsLarry Siems, editor
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120Beyond “Bilingual” Education: New Immigrants and Public School Policies in CaliforniaAlec Ian Gershberg, Anne Danenberg, and Patricia Sànchez
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121Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Mexican Immigration in an Era of Economic IntegrationJorge Durand, Nolan J. Malone, Douglas S. Massey
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122Beyond the Borderlands: Migration and Belonging in the United States and MexicoDebra Lattanzi Shutika
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123Beyond the Western Sea Series
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124Beyond Walls and BordersJenna M. Lold, Matt Mitchelson and Andrew Burridge
London School Of Economics
125Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American DreamChristina M. Greer
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126Blockading the Border and Human Rights: The El Paso Operation that Remade Immigration EnforcementTimothy J. Dunn
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127Bloody ForeignersRobert WinderFive Books
128Blue BoyRakesh SatyalOEDb
129Border as Method, or, the Multiplication of LaborSandro Mezzadra, Brett Neilson
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130Border Boss: Manuel B. Bravo and Zapata CountyJ. Gilberto Quezada
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131Border Citizens: The Making of Indians, Mexicans, and Anglos in ArizonaEric V. Meeks
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132Border Encounters: Asymmetry and Proximity at Europe’s FrontiersJutta Lauth Bacas and William Kavanagh
London School Of Economics
133Border Games: Policing the U.S.-Mexico Divide, Second EditionPeter Andreas
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134Border People: Life and Society in the U.S.-Mexico BorderlandsOscar J. Martínez
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135Border Visions: Mexican Cultures of the SouthwestCarlos (Dean) Vélez-Ibáñez
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136Borderlands Town in Transition: Laredo, 1755-1870Gilberto M. Hinojosa
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137Borderless EconomicsFive Books
138Borderline Americans: Racial Division and Labor War in the Arizona BorderlandsKatherine Benton-Cohen
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139Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and MexicoDeborah Cohen
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140Bread GiversAnzia YezierskaOEDb
141Breaks in the Chain: What Immigrant Workers Can Teach America about DemocracyPaul Apostolidis
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142Brick LaneMonica AliGoodreads
143Bringing Outsiders In: Transatlantic Perspectives on Immigrant Political IncorporationJennifer L. Hochschild, John H. Mollenkopf, editors
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144BrooklynColm TóibínGoodreads
145Brother, I’m DyingEdwidge DanticatBustle
146Brown Girl, BrownstonesPaule MarshallOEDb
147Building a Latino Civil Rights Movement: Puerto Ricans, African Americans, and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in New York CitySonia Song-Ha Lee
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148By Heart/De Memoria: Cuban Women’s Journeys In and Out of ExileMaría de los Angeles Torres, editor
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149Canadian Immigration: Economic Evidence for a Dynamic Policy EnvironmentTed McDonald, Elizabeth Ruddick, Arthur Sweetman, and Christopher Worswick, editors
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150Caribbean Journeys: An Ethnography of Migration and Home in Three Family NetworksKaren Fog Olwig
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151Caribbean Migration to Western Europe and the United States: Essays on Incorporation, Identity, and CitizenshipMargarita Cervantes-Rodriguez, Ramon Grosfoguel and Eric Mielants, editors
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152Casting Out: The Eviction of Muslims from Western Law and PoliticsSherene H. Razack
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153Chicana/o Identity in a Changing U.S. Society: ¿Quién Soy? ¿Quiénes Somos?Aída Hurtado, Patricia Gurin
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154Chicana/o Struggles for Education: Activism in the CommunityGuadalupe San Miguel, Jr.
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155Chicanas/Chicanos at the Crossroads: Social, Economic, and Political ChangeDavid R. Maciel, Isidro D. Ortiz
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156Chicanismo: The Forging of a Militant Ethos among Mexican AmericansIgnacio M. García, Isidro D. Ortiz
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157Chicano Culture, Ecology, Politics: Subversive KinDevon G. Peña
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158Chicano Popular Culture: Que Hable el PuebloCharles M. Tatum
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159Chicano Renaissance: Contemporary Cultural TrendsDavid R. Maciel, Isidro D. Ortiz, María Herrera-Sobek
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160Chicken: The Dangerous Transformation of America’s Favorite FoodSteve Striffler
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161Children of ImmigrationCarola Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco
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162Chinese American Literature Since the 1850sXiao-huang Yin
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163Chinese American Transnationalism: The Flow of People, Resources, and Ideas Between China and America During the Exclusion EraSucheng Chan, editor
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164Chinese Christians in America: Conversion, Assimilation, and Adhesive IdentitiesFenggang Yang
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165Chinese St. Louis: From Enclave to Cultural CommunityHuping Ling
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166Chocolate Milk, Por FavorMaria Dismondy
Colours Of Us
167Christ in ConcretePietro Di DonatoOEDb
168Christophe’s Story
The Guardian
169Citizenship across Borders: The Political Transnationalism of “El Migrante”Michael Peter Smith, Matt Bakker
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170Citizenship and Those Who LeaveNancy L. Green, Francois Weil, editors
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171City of Strangers: Gulf Migration and the Indian Community in BahrainAndrew M. Gardner
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172Civic IdealsRogers M. Smith
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173Claiming America: Constructing Chinese American Identities during the Exclusion EraK. Scott Wong, Sucheng Chan, editors
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174Claiming Citizenship: Mexican Americans in Victoria, Texas A&M UniversityAnthony Quiroz
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175Clandestine Crossings: Migrants and Coyotes on the Texas-Mexico BorderDavid Spener
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176Closing the Gate: Race, Politics, and the Chinese Exclusion ActAndrew Gyory
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177Colonias in Arizona and New Mexico: Border Poverty and Community Development SolutionsAdrian X. Esparza, Angela J. Donelson
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178Color: Latino Voices in the Pacific NorthwestLorane A. West
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179Colour of HomeMary Hoffman
Colours Of Us
180Coming of Political Age: American Schools and the Civic Development of Immigrant YouthRebecca M. Callahan, Chandra Muller
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181Coming to England
The Guardian
182Communities without Borders: Images and Voices from the World of MigrationDavid Bacon, Forewords by Carlos Mu Jr. and Douglas Harper
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183Conflict and Commerce on the Rio Grande: Laredo, 1755-1955John A. Adams Jr.
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184Constructing the Nation: A Race and Nationalism ReaderMariana Ortega, Linda Martin Alcoff, editors
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185Contemporary Asian American Communities: Intersections and DivergencesLinda Trinh Võ, Rick Bonus, editors
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186Contemporary Chinese America: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Community TransformationMin Zhou, foreword by Alejandro Portes
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187Contested Citizenship: Immigration and Cultural Diversity in EuropeRuud Koopmans, Paul Statham, Marco Giugni and Florence Passy
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188Continental Divide: Wildlife, People, and the Border WallKrista Schlyer
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189Controlling Immigration: A Global Perspective, Third EditionJames Hollifield, Philip L. Martin, Pia Orrenius, editors
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190Cops Across Borders: The Internationalization of U.S. Criminal Law EnforcementEthan A. Nadelmann
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191Coram Boy
The Guardian
192Corridors of Migration: The Odyssey of Mexican Laborers, 1600-1933Rodolfo F. Acuña
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193Cosmologies of Credit: Transnational Mobility and the Politics of Destination in ChinaJulie Y. Chu
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194Counting on the Latino Vote: Latinos as a New ElectorateLouis DeSipio
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195Creating a New Racial Order: How Immigration, Multiracialism, Genomics, and the Young Can Remake Race in AmericaJennifer L. Hochschild, Vesla M. Weaver, Traci R. Burch
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196Creative State: Forty Years of Migration and Development Policy in Morocco and MexicoNatasha Iskander
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197Crossing Borders, Reinforcing Borders: Social Categories, Metaphors, and Narrative Identities on the U.S.-Mexico FrontierPablo Villa
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198Crossing Borders: Changing Social Identities in Southern MexicoKimberley M. Grimes
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199Crossing Borders: Migration and Citizenship in the Twentieth-Century United StatesDorothee Schneider
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200Crossing Into America: The New Literature of ImmigrationLouis Mendoza and S. Shankar
Just Browsing
201Crossing National Borders: Human Migration Issues in North East AsiaTsuneo Akaha, Anna Vassilieva, editors
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202Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant TrailRuben Martinez
Just Browsing
203Crossing the Border: Research from the Mexican Migration ProjectJorge Durand, Douglas S. Massey
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204Crossing the Neoliberal Line: Pacific Rim Migration and the MetropolisKatharyne Mitchell
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205Crossing the Rio Grande: An Immigrant’s Life in the 1880’sLuis G. Gómez
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206Crossing the WireWill Hobbs
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207Crossing with the Virgin: Stories from the Migrant TrailKathryn Ferguson, Norma A. Price, and Ted Parks
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208Crossings: Mexican Immigration in Interdisciplinary PerspectivesMarcelo M. Suárez-Orozco
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209Crowding Out Latinos: Mexican Americans in the Public ConsciousnessMarco Portales
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210Cuban Catholics in the United States, 1960-1980: Exile and IntegrationGerald E. Poyo
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211Cuban-American Literature and Art: Negotiating IdentitiesIsabel Alvarez Borland, Lynette M. F. Bosch, editors
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212Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policy in the AmericasDavid Scott Fitzgerald, David Cook-Martín
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213Cultural Erotics in Cuban AmericaRicardo L. Ortíz
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214Culture across Borders: Mexican Immigration and Popular CultureDavid R. Maciel, María Herrera-Sobek
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215Cultures in Contact: World Migrations in the Second MillenniumDirk Hoerder
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216Curanderismo: Mexican American Folk Healing, 2nd editionRobert T. Trotter II, Juan Antonio Chavira; foreword by Luis D. Leon
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217Cutting for StoneAbraham VergheseGoodreads
218Dead in Their Tracks: Crossing America’s Desert Borderlands in the New EraJohn Annerino
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219Dear BaobabCheryl Foggo
Colours Of Us
220Debating the Ethics of Immigration: Is There a Right to Exclude?Christopher Heath Wellman, Phillip Cole
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221Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s, Revised EditionFrancisco E. Balderrama, Raymond Rodríguez
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222Deciding to be Legal: A Maya Community in HoustonJacqueline Maria Hagan
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223Defining America Through Immigration PolicyBill Ong Hing
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224Democracy and the ForeignerBonnie Honig
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225Democracy in Immigrant America: Changing Demographics and Political ParticipationS. Karthick Ramakrishnan
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226Democratic Renewal and the Mutual Aid Legacy of US MexicansJulie Leininger Pycior
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227Desbordes: Translating Racial, Ethnic, Sexual, and Gender Identities across the AmericasMaría-Amelia Viteri
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228Desert Duty: On the Line with the U.S. Border PatrolBill Broyles, Mark Haynes
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229Desert Immigrants: The Mexicans of El Paso, 1880-1920Mario T. García
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230Desi Land: Teen Culture, Class, and Success in Silicon ValleyShalini Shankar
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231Desis in the House: Indian American Youth Culture in New York CitySunaina Marr Maira
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232Detained: Immigration Laws and the Expanding I.N.S. Jail ComplexMichael Welch
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233Digging to AmericaAnne TylerGoodreads
234Diverse Pathways: Race and the Incorporation of Black, White, and Arab-Origin Africans in the United StatesKevin J.A. Thomas
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235Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in AmericaDaniel J. Tichenor
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236Dream Things TrueLatina
237Dreaming in CubanCristina GarciaOEDb
238
Dreams in the Golden Country: The Diary of Zipporah Feldman
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239DrownJunot DíazGoodreads
240E Pluribus Unum?: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives on Immigrant Political IncorporationGary Gerstle, John Mollenkopf
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241Eat a Bowl of TeaLouis ChuOEDb
242Edith and Winnifred Eaton: Chinatown Missions and Japanese RomancesDominika Ferens
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243Ellis Island Interviews: In Their Own WordsPeter M. Coan
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244Ellis Island Nation: Immigration Policy and American Identity in the Twentieth CenturyRobert L. Fleegler
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245Empire of Care: Nursing and Migration in Filipino American HistoryCatherine Ceninza Choy
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246Enforcing Immigration Law at the State and Local Levels: A Public Policy DilemmaJessica Saunders, Nelson Lim, Don Prosnitz
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247Entry Denied: Controlling Sexuality at the BorderEithne Luibhéid
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248Entry Denied: Exclusion and the Chinese Community in America, 1882-1943Sucheng Chan
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249Environmentalism and Economic Justice: Two Chicano Struggles in the SouthwestLaura Pulido
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250Ethical Borders: NAFTA, Globalization, and Mexican MigrationBill Ong Hing
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251Ethnic Historians and the Mainstream: Shaping America’s Immigration StoryAlan M. Kraut, David A. Gerber
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252Ethnic Identity: The Transformation of White AmericaRichard D. Alba
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253Ethnic Pride, American Patriotism: Slovaks and Other New Immigrants in the Interwar EraJune Granatir Alexander
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254Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our FutureIan Goldin, Geoffrey Cameron, Meera Balarajan
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255Exit WestMohsin HamidGoodreads
256Exodus: How Migration is Changing Our WorldPaul Collier
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257Exodus/ÉxodoCharles Bowden, Photographs by Julián Cardona
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258Experiences of Passage: Yun Gee and Li-lanJoyce Brodsky
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259Family and Gender among American Muslims: Issues Facing Middle Eastern Immigrants and Their DescendantsBarbara C. Aswad , Barbara Bilge, editors
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260Family Tightrope: The Changing Lives of Vietnamese AmericansNazli Kibria
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261Farewell to ManzanarJeanne and James Houston
Nerdy Book Club
262Farms, Factories, and Families: Italian American Women of ConnecticutAnthony V. Riccio
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263Feivel’s Flying HorsesHeidi Smith HydeThe Cut
264Fighting for Foreigners: Immigration and Its Impact on Japanese DemocracyApichai W. Shipper
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265Filipino American LivesYen Le Espiritu
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266Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global PerspectiveDonna R. Gabaccia
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267Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated ContinentMatthew Carr
London School Of Economics
268Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United StatesSeth Holmes
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269From Chinese Exclusion to Guantánamo Bay: Plenary Power and the Prerogative StateNatsu Taylor Saito
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270From Cuenca to Queens: An Anthropological Story of Transnational MigrationAnn Miles
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271From Ellis Island to JFK: New York’s Two Great Waves of ImmigrationNancy Foner
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272From Far AwayRobert MunschThe Cut
273From North to South/Del Norte al SureRené Colato Laínez
Colours Of Us
274From Puerto Rico to Philadelphia: Puerto Rican Workers and Postwar EconomiesCarmen Teresa Whalen
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275From the Old Country: An Oral History of European Migration to AmericaBruce M. Stave
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276Frontiers of Fear: Immigration and Insecurity in the United StatesAriane Chebel D’Appollonia
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277Garden of the World: Asian Immigrants and the Making of Agriculture in California’s Santa Clara ValleyCecilia M. Tsu
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278Gatherings in Diaspora: Religious Communities and the New ImmigrationStephen R. Warner
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279Gender and ImmigrationGregory A. Kelson, Debra L. DeLaet
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280Gender Violence at the U.S.–Mexico Border: Media Representation and Public ResponseHector Domínguez-Ruvalcaba , Ignacio Corona, editors
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281GeneralNational and Ethnic Identities
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282Generations of Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Assimilation, and RaceEdward E. Telles, Vilma Ortiz
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283Georges Woke Up Laughing: Long-Distance Nationalism and the Search for HomeNina Glick Schiller , Georges Eugene Fouron
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284Germans in the Southwest, 1850-1920Tomas Jaehn
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285Gervelie’s Journey: A Refugee Diary
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286Giants in the EarthOle Edvart RolvaagOEDb
287Global Cinderellas: Migrant Domestics and Newly Rich Employers in TaiwanPei-Chia Lan
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288Globalizing CitizenshipKim Rygiel
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289Good EnoughPaula Yoo
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290Good-Bye, 382 Shin Dang DongFrances Park
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291Growing Season: The Life of a Migrant CommunityGary Harwood, photographer, Text by David Hassler, Foreword by Robert Coles
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Guarding the Golden Door: American Immigration Policy and Immigrants Since 1882
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293Handbook of International Migration: The American ExperienceCharles Hirschman, Philip Kasinitz, Joshua DeWind
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294Hannah is My NameBelle Yang
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295Harvest of Hope: The Pilgrimage of a Mexican-American PhysicianJorge Prieto
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296Healing by Heart: Clinical and Ethical Case Stories of Hmong Families and Western ProvidersKathleen A. Culhane-Pera, Dorothy E. Vawter, Phua Xiong, Barbara Babbitt, and Mary M. Solberg, editors
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297Heaven’s Door: Immigration Policy and the American EconomyGeorge J. Borjas
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298Help or Hindrance?: The Economic Implications of Immigration for African AmericansDaniel S. Hamermesh, Frank D. Bean, editors
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299Hispanic Nation: Culture, Politics, and the Constructing of IdentityGeoffrey Fox
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300Holding Up More Than Half the Sky: Chinese Women Garment Workers in New York City, 1948-92Xiaolan Bao
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301Home at LastSusan Middleton Elya
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302Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and SweetJamie FordGoodreads
303How Many Is Too Many?: The Progressive Argument for Reducing Immigration into the United StatesPhilip Cafaro
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304How Race Is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial ScriptsNatalia Molina
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305How the Other Half LivesJacob RiisOEDb
306How the Other Half Works: Immigration and the Social Organization of LaborRoger Waldinger, Michael I. Lichter
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307How to Be French: Nationality in the Making since 1789Patrick Weil
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308
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309Human Rights along the U.S.–Mexico Border: Gendered Violence and InsecurityKathleen Staudt, Tony Payan, Z. Anthony Kruszewski, editors
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310I Am My Language: Discourses of Women and Children in the BorderlandsNorma González
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311I’m Neither Here nor There: Mexicans’ Quotidian Struggles with Migration and PovertyPatricia Zavella
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312Identity, Memory, and Diaspora: Voices of Cuban-American Artists, Writers, and PhilosophersJorge J. E. Gracia, Lynette M. F. Bosch, and Isabel Alvarez Borland, editors
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313If They Don’t Bring Their Women Here: Chinese Female Immigration before ExclusionGeorge Anthony Peffer
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314Illegal Migrations and the Huckleberry Finn ProblemJohn S.W. Park
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315Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes ImmigrantsDavid Bacon
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316Illicit Flows and Criminal Things: States, Borders, and the Other Side of GlobalizationWillem van Schendel, Itty Abraham, editors
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317Imaginary Lines: Border Enforcement and the Origins of Undocumented Immigration, 1882-1930Patrick Ettinger
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318Immigrant America: A Portrait, Third Edition.Alejandro Portes, Rubén G. Rumbaut
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319Immigrant Kids
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320Immigrant Protest: Politics, Aesthetics, and Everyday DissentKatarzyna Marciniak, Imogen Tyler, editors
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321Immigrants and Boomers: Forging a New Social Contract for the Future of AmericaDowell Myers
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322Immigrants and the Right to StayJoseph H. Carens
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323Immigrants and Their International Money FlowsSusan Pozo, editor
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324Immigrants in CourtsJoanne I. Moore, Margaret E. Fisher, Foreword James M. Dolliver
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325Immigrants, Markets, and States: The Political Economy of Postwar EuropeJames F. Hollifield
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326Immigrants, Progressives, and Exclusion: Politics: The Dillingham Commission, 1900-1927Robert F. Zeidel
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327Immigrants, Unions, and the New U.S. Labor MarketImmanuel Ness
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328Immigrants: Your Country Needs ThemPhillipe Legrain
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329Immigration and American UnionismVernon M. Briggs Jr.
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330Immigration and Crime: Race, Ethnicity, and ViolenceRamiro Martinez, Jr., Abel Valenzuela, Jr.
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331Immigration and Integration in Canada in the Twenty-first CenturyJohn Biles, Meyer Burstein, and James Frideres, editors
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332Immigration and Opportunity: Race, Ethnicity, and Employment in the United StatesStephanie Bell-Rose, Frank D. Bean
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333Immigration and Race: New Challenges for American DemocracyGerald D. Jaynes, editor
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334Immigration and Religion in America: Comparative and HistoricalRichard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau and Josh DeWind, editors
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335Immigration and the Border: Politics and Policy in the New Latino CenturyDavid L. Leal, José E. Limón, editors
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336Immigration and the Constraints of Justice: Between Open Borders and Absolute SovereigntyRyan Pevnick
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337Immigration Detention: Law, History, PoliticsDaniel Wilsher
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338Immigration EconomicsGeorge J. Borjas
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339Immigration in a Changing Economy: California’s ExperienceKevin F. McCarthy, Georges Vernez
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340Immigration Outside the LawHiroshi Motomura
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341Immigration Policy and the Challenge of Globalization: Unions and Employers in Unlikely AllianceJulie R. Watts
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342Immigration Research for a New Century: Multidisciplinary PerspectivesNancy Foner , Rubén G. Rumbaut, and Steven J. Gold, editors
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343Immigration, Integration, and Inclusion in Ontario CitiesCaroline Andrew, John Biles, Meyer Burstein, Victoria Esses, and Erin Tolley, editors
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344Immigration, Integration, and Security: America and Europe in Comparative PerspectiveAriane Chebel d’Appollonia, Simon Reich
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345Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic InequalityDavid Card, Stephen Rafael, editors
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346In a New Land: A Comparative View of ImmigrationNancy Foner
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347In and Out of Morocco: Smuggling and Migration in a Frontier BoomtownDavid A. McMurray
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348In the Shadow of Race: Jews, Latinos, and Immigrant Politics in the United StatesVictoria Hattam
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349India Abroad: Diasporic Cultures of Postwar America and EnglandSandhya Shukla
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350InfidelAyaan Hirsi AliGoodreads
351Insider Research on Migration and Mobility: International Perspectives on Researcher PositioningLejla Voloder and Liudmila Kirpitchenko
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352Insufficient Funds: The Culture of Money in Low-Wage Transnational FamiliesHung Cam Thai
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353Integrating Islam: Political and Religious Challenges in Contemporary FranceJonathan Laurence, Justin Vaisse
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354Integration and Inclusion of Newcomers and Minorities across CanadaJohn Biles, Meyer Burstein, Jim Frideres, Erin Tolley, and Rob Vineberg, editors
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355Into The Beautiful NorthLatina
356Inventing Irish America: Generation, Class, and Ethnic Identity in a New England City, 1880–1928Timothy J. Meagher
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357Issues in the Economics of ImmigrationGeorge Borjas, editor
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358It’s Easier To Reach Heaven Than The End Of The Street: A Jerusalem MemoirEmma WilliamsBustle
359Italians Then, Mexicans Now: Immigrant Origins and Second-Generation Progress, 1890 to 2000Joel Perlmann
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360Jalos, USA: Transnational Community and IdentityAlfredo Mirandé
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361Janitors, Street Vendors, and Activists: The Lives of Mexican Immigrants in Silicon ValleyChristian Zlolniski
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362JasmineBharati MukherjeeOEDb
363Jasmine and Fire: A Bittersweet Year in BeirutSalma AbdelnourBustle
364Journey Of DreamsLatina
365Journey to Ellis Island
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366JoyrideLatina
367
Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America
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368Keeping Out the Other: A Critical Introduction to Immigration Enforcement TodayDavid C. Brotherton, Philip Kretsedemas, editors
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369Kibbutzniks in the DiasporaNaama Sabar
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370Korean Americans and Their Religions: Pilgrims and Missionaries from a Different ShoreHo-Youn Kwon, Kwang Chung Kim, R. Stephen Warner
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371La Chulla Vida: Gender, Migration, and the Family in Andean Ecuador and New York CityJason Pribilsky
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372La Merica: Images of Italian Greenhorn ExperienceMichael A. La Sorte
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373La Nueva California: Latinos in the Golden StateDavid E. Hayes-Bautista
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374Labor in Retreat: Class and Community among Men’s Clothing Workers of Chicago, 1871-1929Youngsoo Bae
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375Labor Market Issues along the U.S.–Mexico BorderMarie T. Mora, Alberto Dávila, editors
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376Labor Rights Are Civil Rights: Mexican American Workers in Twentieth Century AmericaZaragosa Vargas
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377Lailah’s LunchboxReem Faruqi
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378Landed
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379Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle AmericaLinda Allegro, Andrew Grant Wood, editors
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380Latina Activists Across Borders: Women’s Grassroots Organizing in Mexico and TexasMilagros Peña
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381Latino Immigrants and the Transformation of the U.S. SouthMary E. Odern, Elaine Lacy, editors
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382Latino Lives in America: Making It HomeLuis R. Fraga, John A. Garcia, Rodney E. Hero, Michael Jones-Correa, Valerie Martinez-Ebers and Gary Segura
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383Latino Los Angeles: Transformations, Communities, and ActivismEnrique C. Ochoa, Gilda L. Ochoa
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384Latino Sun, Rising: Our Spanish-Speaking U.S. WorldMarco Portales
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385Latino Workers in the Contemporary SouthArthur D. Murphy, Colleen Blanchard, and Jennifer A. Hill, editors
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386Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community and Identity in San FranciscoTomás F. Summers Sandoval Jr.
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387Latinos in Dixie: Class and Assimilation in Richmond, VirginiaDebra J. Schleef, H.B. Cavalcanti
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388Latinos in New EnglandAndrés Torres
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389Laws Harsh as Tigers: Chinese Immigrants and the Shaping of Modern Immigration LawLucy E. Salyer
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390Letters from Rifka
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391Life AfterSarah Darer Littman
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392Life Along the Border: A Landmark Tejana ThesisJovita González
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393Little BeeChris CleaveGoodreads
394Little Brazil: An Ethnography of Brazilian Immigrants in New York CityMaxine L. Margolis
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395Little FailureGary ShteyngartGoodreads
396Little Manila Is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, CaliforniaDawn Bohulano Mabalon
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397Little Soldier
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398Lives on the Line: Dispatches from the U.S.-Mexico BorderMiriam Davidson
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399Lobbying for Inclusion: Rights Politics and the Making of Immigration PolicyCarolyn Wong
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400Locating Filipino Americans: Ethnicity and the Cultural Politics of SpaceRick Bonus
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401Locating Migration: Rescaling Cities and MigrantsNina Glick Schiller, Ayse Caglar, editors
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402LolitaVladimir NabokovOEDb
403Lost and Found Cat: The True Story of Kunkush’s Incredible JourneyDoug Kuntz and Amy ShrodesThe Cut
404Lowji Discovers AmericaCandace FlemingBrightly
405LucyJamaica KincaidOEDb
406LULAC, Mexican Americans, and National PolicyCraig A. Kaplowitz
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407Maggie: A Girl of the StreetsJacob RiisOEDb
408Maid to Order in Hong Kong: Stories of Migrant Workers, Second EditionNicole Constable
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409Main Street to Mainframes: Landscape and Social Change in PoughkeepsieHarvey K. Flad, Clyde Griffen
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410Major Pettigrew’s Last StandHelen SimonsonGoodreads
411Making Americans: Immigration, Race, and the Origins of Diverse DemocracyDesmond King
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412Making Sense of Public Opinion: American Discourses About Immigration and Social ProgramsClaudia Strauss
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413Mama’s Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and SeparationEdwidge Danticat
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414Managing African Portugal: The Citizen-Migrant DistinctionKesha Fikes
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415Managing Ethnic Diversity after 9/11: Integration, Security, and Civil Liberties in Transatlantic PerspectiveAriane Chebel d’Appollonia, Simon Reich, editors
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416Managing Immigration and Diversity in Canada: A Transatlantic Dialogue in the New Age of MigrationDan Rodriguez-Garcia, editor
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417Managing Labor Migration in the 21st CenturyPhilip Martin, Manolo Abella, and Christiane Kuptsch
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418MausArt SpiegelmanOEDb
419Maya in Exile: Guatemalans in FloridaAllen F. Burns
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420Mestizo Democracy: The Politics of Crossing BordersJohn F. Burke
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421Mexican Americans and Health: ¡Sana! ¡Sana!Adela de la Torre, Antonio Estrada
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422Mexican Americans and Language: Del dicho al hechoGlenn A. Martínez
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423Mexican Americans and the Environment: Tierra y VidaDevon G. Peña
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424Mexican 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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425Mexican Americans and the Politics of Diversity: ¡Querer es poder!Lisa Magaña
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426Mexican Americans and the U.S. Economy: Quest for Buenos DíasArturo González
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427Mexican Americans: Leadership, Ideology, and Identity, 1930-1960Mario T. García
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428Mexican Coal Mining Labor in Texas and Coahuila, 1880-1930Roberto R. Calderón
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429Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing: Imperial Politics in the American SouthwestGilbert G. González
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430Mexican Immigration to the United StatesGeorge J. Borjas, editor
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431Mexican Inclusion: The Origins of Anti-Discrimination Policy in Texas and the SouthwestMatthew Gritter
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432Mexican New York: Transnational Lives of New ImmigrantsRobert Courtney Smith
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433Mexican Women and the Other Side of Immigration: Engendering Transnational TiesLuz María Gordillo
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434Mexican-Origin People in the United States: A Topical HistoryOscar J. Martínez
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435Mexicanos in Oregon: Their Stories, Their LivesErlinda V. Gonzales-Berry, Marcela Mendoza
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436Mexicans in the Making of AmericaNeil Foley
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437Mexicans in the Midwest, 1900-1932Juan R. García
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438Migrant Youth, Transnational Families, and the State Care and Contested InterestsLauren Heidbrink
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439Migrants and Migration in Modern North America: Cross-Border Lives, Labor Markets, and PoliticsDirk Hoerder, Nora Faires
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440Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the WorldRobyn Magalit Rodriguez
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441Migration-Trust Networks: Social Cohesion in Mexican US-Bound EmigrationNadia Y. Flores-Yeffal
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442Migration, Transnationalization, and Race in a Changing New YorkHéctor R. Cordero-Guzmán, Robert C. Smith, and Ramón Grosfuguel, editors
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443Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the EnemyMiguel Antonio Levario
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444Minorities in Phoenix: A Profile of Mexican American, Chinese American, and African American Communities, 1860-1992Bradford Luckingham
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445Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United StatesJorge Durand, Douglas S. Massey
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446Missing: Youth, Citizenship, and Empire after 9/11Sunaina Marr Maira
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447Mixtec Transnational IdentityLaura Velasco Ortiz
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448Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990sChristina Gerken
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449Mona in the Promised LandGish JenOEDb
450Mongrel Nation: Diasporic Culture and the Making of Postcolonial BritainAshley Dawson
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451Mothers without Citizenship: Asian Immigrant Families and the Consequences of Welfare ReformLynn Fujiwara
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452Moving from the Margins: A Chicana Voice on Public PolicyAdela de la Torre
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453Mrs. Spring FragranceSui Sin FarOEDb
454Música Norteña: Mexican Migrants Creating a Nation between NationsCathy Tagland
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455My Chinatown: One Year in PoemsKam Mak
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456My Diary from Here to There/Mi diario de aqui hasta allaAmada Irma Perez
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457My Dog Is LostEzra Jack Keats
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458My Name Is Jorge: On Both Sides of the RiverJane Medina
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459My Name is Not EasyDebby Dahl Edwardson
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460My Name Is SangoelKaren Williams
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461My Shoes and IRene Colato Lainez
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462Namasté America: Indian Immigrants in an American MetropolisPadma Rangaswamy
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463Naming Liberty
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464National Security and Immigration: Policy Development in the United States and Western Europe Since 1945Christopher Rudolph
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465Nations of Emigrants: Shifting Boundaries of Citizenship in El Salvador and the United StatesSusan Bibler Coutin
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466Native SpeakerChang-Rae LeeOEDb
467Negotiating Identities: States and Immigrants in France and GermanyRiva Kastoryano, Translated by Barbara Harshav
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468New Destination Dreaming: Immigration, Race, and Legal Status in the Rural American SouthHelen B. Marrow
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469New Destinations: Mexican Immigration in the United StatesVíctor Zúñiga, Rubén Hernández-León, editors
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470New Faces in New Places: The Changing Geography of American ImmigrationDouglas S. Massey, editor
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471New Immigrants in New YorkNancy Foner
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472
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473Newcomers in Workplace: Immigrants and the Restructuring of the U.S. EconomyLouise Lamphere, Alex Stepick and Guillermo Grenier, editors
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474No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable LaborCindy Hahamovitch
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475No-No BoyJohn OkadaOEDb
476Nomadic Identities: The Performance of CitizenshipMay Joseph
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477Nosotros: The Hispanic People of OregonErasmo Gamboa, Carolyn M. Buan, editors
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478Not Working: Latina Immigrants, Low-Wage Jobs, and the Failure of Welfare ReformAlejandra Marchevsky, Jeanne Theoharis
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479Nurses on the Move: Migration and the Global Health Care EconomyMireille Kingma
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480O Pioneers!Willa CatherGoodreads
481On Black Sister’s StreetChika UnigweBuzzFeed
482On TolerationMichael Walzer
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483One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First CenturyNancy Foner, editor
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484Opening the Floodgates: Why America Needs to Rethink its Borders and Immigration LawsKevin R. Johnson
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485Organizing Immigrants: The Challenge for Unions in Contemporary CaliforniaRuth Milkman, editor
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486Other Immigrants: The Global Origins of the American PeopleDavid M. Reimers
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487Out of the Shadow: A Russian Jewish Girlhood on the Lower East SideRose CohenTenement
488Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a TownWarren St. JohnBrightly
489Overseas American: Growing Up Gringo in the TropicsGene H. Bell-Villada
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490Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International MigrationMarc R. Rosenblum, Daniel J. Tichenor, editors
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491Paper Families: Identity, Immigration Administration, and Chinese ExclusionEstelle T. Lau
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492Paper Son: One Man’s StoryTung Pok Chin, Winifred C. Chin
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493Passing Lines: Sexuality and ImmigrationBrad Epps, Keja Valens, and Bill Johnson-Gonzalez, editors
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494Patrolling Chaos: The U.S. Border Patrol in Deep South TexasRobert Lee Maril
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495Paul Horiuchi: East and WestBarbara Johns
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496Permeable Border: The Great Lakes Basin as Transnational Region, 1650-1990John J. Bukowczyk, Nora Faires, David R. Smith, Randy William Widdis
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497Pinnick Kinnick Hill: An American Story/ Las Colinas sueñan en españolG. W. Gonzalez, edited by Mark Brazaitis, translated by Daniel F. Ferreras, preface by Suronda Gonzalez
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498Pity the Drowned HorsesSheryl Luna
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499Pnin, Vladimir NabokovFlavorwire
500Pocketbooks Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century AmericaMeg Jacobs
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501Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal ImmigrantEithne Luibhéid
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502Promise Unfulfilled: Unions, Immigration, and the Farm WorkersPhilip L. Martin
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503Promoters, Planters, and Pioneers: The Course and Context of Belgian Settlement in Western CanadaCornelius J. Jaenen
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504Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, and Border CrossingsEithne Luibhéid, Lionel Cantú Jr., editors
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505Race over Empire: Racism and U.S. Imperialism, 1865-1900Eric T. L. Love
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506Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America, Second EditionJohn W. Frazier, Eugene L. Tettey-Fio, Norah F. Henry, editors
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507Rancheros in Chicagoacán: Language and Identity in a Transnational CommunityMarcia Farr
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508Recasting the Social in CitizenshipEngin F. Isin
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509Redefining Urban and Suburban America: Evidence from Census 2000, Volume 2Alan Berube, Bruce Katz, and Robert E. Lang, editors
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510Reform Without Justice: Latino Migrant Politics and the Homeland Security StateAlfonso Gonzales
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511Refugees and the Asylum Dilemma in the WestGil Loescher
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512Religion at the Corner of Bliss and Nirvana: Politics, Identity, and Faith in New Migrant CommunitiesLois Ann Lorentzen, Joaquin Jay Gonzales III, Kevin M. Chun, and Hien Duc Do, editors
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513Remaking Citizenship: Latina Immigrants and New American PoliticsKathleen M. Coll
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514Remaking the American Mainstream: Assimilation and Contemporary ImmigrationRichard Alba, Victor Nee
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515ReMembering Cuba: Legacy of a DiasporaAndrea O’Reilly Herrera
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516Reproducing the French Race: Immigration, Intimacy, and Embodiment in the Early Twentieth CenturyElisa Camiscioli
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517Reshaping Ethnic and Racial Relations in Philadelphia: Immigrants in a Divided CityJudith Goode, Jo Anne Schneider
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518Restavec: From Haitian Slave Child to Middle-Class AmericanJean-Robert Cadet
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519Return To SenderLatina
520Revisiting US-VISIT: U.S. Immigration Processes, Concerns, andConsequencesDavid S. Ortiz, Shari Lawrence Pfleeger, Aruna Balakrishnan,, Merril Miceli
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521Revoltosos: Mexico’s Rebels in the United States, 1903-1923W. Dirk Raat
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522Right to DREAM: Immigration Reform and America’s FutureWilliam A. Schwab
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523Roots and Reflections: South Asians in the Pacific NorthwestAmy Bhatt, Nalini Iyer
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524RuKim ThúyGoodreads
525Sacrificing Families: Navigating Laws, Labor, and Love Across BordersLeisy J. Abrego
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526Saffron DreamsShaila AbdullaOEDb
527Salsa Crossings: Dancing Latinidad in Los AngelesCindy García
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528Same Sun HereSilas HouseTenement
529Securing Borders: Detention and Deportation in CanadaAnna Pratt
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530SeedfolksPaul FleischmanThe Cut
531Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los AngelesNora Hamilton, Norma Stoltz Chinchilla
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532Seeking Refuge: Central American Migration to Mexico, the United States, and CanadaMaría Cristina García
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533Seeking Salaam: Ethiopians, Eritreans, and Somalis in the Pacific NorthwestSandra M. Chait
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534Selecting by Origin: Ethnic Migration in the Liberal StateChristian Joppke
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535Shanghai GirlsLisa SeeGoodreads
536Shaping Immigration News: A French-American ComparisonRodney Benson
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537Shifting Borders: Rhetoric, Immigration, and California’s Proposition 187Kent A. Ono, John M. Sloop
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538Shooting KabulN.H. SenzaiBrightly
539Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration ControversyAnanda Rose
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540
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541Slaves to Fashion: Poverty and Abuse in the New SweatshopsRobert J. S. Ross
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542Small IslandAndrea LevyGoodreads
543Smuggled Chinese: Clandestine Immigration to the United StatesKo-lin Chin
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544So Far from Allah, So Close to Mexico: Middle Eastern Immigrants in Modern MexicoTheresa Alfaro-Velcamp
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545
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547Songs of Willow FrostJamie FordGoodreads
548Sonny Montes and Mexican American Activism in OregonGlenn Anthony May
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549Standing on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt BorderlandGeraldo L. Cadava
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550Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s JourneyMargriet RuursThe Cut
551Still the Promised City? African-Americans and New Immigrants in Postindustrial New YorkRoger Waldinger
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552Straddling the Border: Immigration Policy and the INSLisa Magaña
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553Strangers to the Constitution: Immigrants, Borders, and Fundamental LawGerald L. Neuman
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554Sui Sin Far/Edith Maude Eaton: A Literary BiographyAnnette White-Parks
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555Taking Local Control: Immigration Policy Activism in U.S. Cities and StatesMonica Varsanyi, editor
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556Talking to High Monks in the SnowLydia Minatoya
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557Tattered Sails
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558Tea with MilkAllen Say
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559Tejano Empire: Life on the South Texas RanchosAndrés Tijerina
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560The “Huddled Masses” Myth: Immigration and Civil RightsKevin R. Johnson
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561The 50% American: Immigration and National Identity in an Age of TerrorStanley A. Renshon
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562The African Diaspora in Canada: Negotiating Identity and BelongingWisdom J. Tettey, Korbla P. Puplampu, editors
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563The African Diaspora in the United States and Canada at the Dawn of the 21st CenturyJohn W. Frazier, Joe T. Darden, Norah F. Henry, editors
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564The Age of Mass MigrationFive Books
565The Age of MigrationFive Books
566The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & ClayMichael ChabonOEDb
567The American South in a Global WorldJames L. Peacock, Harry L. Watson, and Carrie R. Matthews, editors
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568The American West: A New Interpretive HistoryRobert V. Hine, John Mack Faragher
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569The AssistantBernard MalamudOEDb
570The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social ExclusionKatja Franko Aas, Mary Bosworth, editors
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571The Borders Within: Encounters Between Mexico and the U.S.Douglas Monroy
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572The Bread GiversAnzia YezierskaBuzzFeed
573The Buddha in the AtticJulie OtsukaGoodreads
574The Caliph’s House: A Year in CasablancaTahir ShahBustle
575The Changing Face of World Cities: Young Adult Children of Immigrants in Europe and the United StatesMaurice Krul, John Mollenkopf, editors
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576The Chinese Experience in AmericaShih-Shan Henry Tsai
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577The Colonias Reader: Economy, Housing and Public Health in U.S.- Mexico Border ColoniasAngela J. Donelson, Adrian X. Esparza
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578The Comfort WomenNora Okja KellerOEDb
579The Consequences of LoveSulaiman AddoniaBuzzFeed
580The Contested Homeland: A Chicano History of New MexicoErlinda Gonzales-Berry, David R. Maciel, editors
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581The Cross-Border Connection: Immigrants, Emigrants, and Their HomelandsRoger Waldinger
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582The Cubans of Union City: Immigrants and Exiles in a New Jersey CommunityYolanda Prieto
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583The Cultural Dimensions of Immigration: The Immigrant Artist at WorkEdwidge Danticat
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584The Culture of Migration in Southern MexicoJeffrey H. Cohen
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585The Deportation Regime: Sovereignty, Space, and the Freedom of MovementNicholas de Genova, Nathalie Peutz, editors
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586The Devil in Silicon Valley: Northern California, Race, and Mexican AmericansStephen J. Pitti
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587The Dignity of Working MenMichèle Lamont
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588The DREAMers: How the Undocumented Youth Movement Transformed the Immigrant Rights DebateWalter J. Nicholls
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589The Ellis Island Snow GlobeErica Rand
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590The English-Only Question: An Official Language for Americans?Dennis Baron
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591The Ethics of ImmigrationJoseph Carens
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592The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity, and Class in AmericaStephen Steinberg
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593The Fence: National Security, Public Safety, and Illegal Immigration along the U.S.–Mexico BorderRobert Lee Maril
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594The Fortunate PilgrimMario PuzoOEDb
595The Frontier of Loyalty: Political Exiles in the Age of the Nation-StateYossi Shain
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596The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945Cindy Hahamovitch
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597The Funeral PartyLyudmila UlitskayaOEDb
598The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee PassagesMimi Thi Nguyen
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599
The Glory of Brooklyn’s Gowanus: Legacy, Industry, Artistry
The New York Times
600The History of LoveNicole KraussGoodreads
601The Horse in the Kitchen: Stories of a Mexican-American FamilyRalph Flores
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602The Immigrant Scene: Ethnic Amusements in New York, 1880–1920Sabine Haenni
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603The Immigrant Threat: The Integration of Old and New Migrants in Western Europe since 1850Leo Lucassen
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604The Immigration Crucible: Transforming Race, Nation, and the Limits of the LawPhilip Kretsedemas
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605The Inheritance of LossKiran DesaiGoodreads
606The International Law of Economic Migration: Toward the Fourth FreedomJoel P. Trachtman
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607The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho: Villa Clara and the Construction of Argentine IdentityJudith Noemí Freidenberg
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608The Irish in Philadelphia: Ten Generations of Urban ExperienceDennis Clark
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609The Irish in Us: Irishness, Performativity, and Popular CultureDiane Negra
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610The Jewish Gauchos of the PampasAlaberto 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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613The JourneyFrancesca SannaThe Cut
614The JungleUpton SinclairOEDb
615The Keeping QuiltPatricia PolaccoBrightly
616The King of Mulberry Street
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617The Kite RunnerKhaled HosseiniOEDb
618The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North StateHannah Gill
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619The Latino Threat: Constructing Immigrants, Citizens, and the NationLeo R. Chavez
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620The Law Into Their Own Hands: Immigration and the Politics of ExceptionalismRoxanne Lynn Doty
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621The LeaversLisa KoGoodreads
622The Line of the SunJudith Ortiz CoferOEDb
623The Lost Boys of Sudan: An American Story of the Refugee ExperienceMark BixlerBustle
624The LowlandJhumpa LahiriGoodreads
625The Madelenka booksPeter SísThe Cut
626The Mambo Kings Play Songs of LoveOscar HijuelosOEDb
627The Mango BrideMarivi SolivenBuzzFeed
628The Matchbox Diary
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629The Maya Diaspora: Guatemalan Roots, New American LivesJames Loucky, Marilyn M. Moors, editors
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630The Maya of Morganton: Work and Community in the Nuevo New SouthLeon Fink
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631The Mexican Border Cities: Landscape Anatomy and Place PersonalityDaniel D. Arreola, James R. Curtis
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632The Multicultural Southwest: A ReaderA. Gabriel Meléndez, M. Jane Young, Patricia Moore, Patrick Pynes
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633The New Asian Immigration in Los Angeles and Global RestructuringPaul Ong, Edna Bonacich, and Lucie Cheng, editors
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634The New Chicago: A Social and Cultural AnalysisJohn P. Koval, Larry Bennett, Michael I.J. Bennett, Fassil Demissie, Roberta Garner, and Kiljoong Kim, editors
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635The New Nativism: Proposition 187 and the Debate Over ImmigrationRobin Dale Jacobson
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636The New Rural Poverty: Agriculture and Immigration in CaliforniaPhilip L. Martin, Michael E. Fix, and J. Edward Taylor
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637The Other Americans: How Immigrants Renew Our Country, Our Economy and Our ValuesJoel Millman
Just Browsing
638The Other Side of the Fence: American Migrants in MexicoSheila Croucher
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639The Other Side of Truth
The Guardian
640The Outsider: Prejudice and Politics in ItalyPaul M. Sniderman, Pierangelo Peri, Rui J. P. de Figueiredo, Jr., and Thomas Piazza
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641The Permit that Never Expires: Migrant Tales from the Ozark Hills and the Mexican HighlandsPhilip Garrison
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642The Political Uses of Expert Knowledge: Immigration Policy and Social ResearchChristina Boswell
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643The Politics of Belonging: Race, Public Opinion, and ImmigrationNatalie Masuoka, Jane Junn
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644The Politics of Diversity: Immigration, Resistance, and Change in Monterey Park, CaliforniaJohn Horton
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645The Politics of Immigration: Contradictions of the Liberal StateJames Hampshire
London School Of Economics
646The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor MigrationMartin Ruhs
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647The Puerto Rican Diaspora: Historical PerspectivesCarmen Teresa Whalen, Víctor Vázquez-Hernández, editors
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648The Qualities of a Citizen: Women, Immigration, and Citizenship, 1870-1965Martha Gardner
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649The Quiet PlaceSarah Stewart
Colours Of Us
650The Rise of David LavinskyAbraham CahanOEDb
651The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of Color Feminism and the Culture of Immigrant LaborGrace Kyungwon Hong
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652The Secret Side Of EmptyMaria E. AndreuBuzzFeed
653The Seeds of FriendshipMichael Foreman
Colours Of Us
654The ShawlCynthia OzickOEDb
655The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two CulturesAnne FadimanGoodreads
656The Storyteller’s Candle/La Velita de los CuentosLucia GonzalezThe Cut
657The Thing Around Your NeckChimamanda Ngozi AdichieGoodreads
658The Transnational Politics of Asian AmericansChristian Collet, Pei-te Lien, editors
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659The Vietnamese American 1.5 GenerationSucheng Chan
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660The Wherewithal of Life: Ethics, Migration, and the Question of Well-BeingMichael Jackson
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661The Wind Doesn’t Need a Passport: Stories from the U.S -Mexico BorderlandsTyche HendricksBustle
662The Woman WarriorMaxine Hong KingstonOEDb
663The World Comes to America: Immigration to the United States Since 1945Leonard Dinnerstein, David M. Reimers
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664The World of the Mexican Worker in TexasEmilio Zamora
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665The Xaripu Community across Borders: Labor Migration, Community, and FamilyManuel Barajas
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666Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New LandJohn CoyThe Cut
667This Is How You Lose HerJunot DíazGoodreads
668Tis A MemoirFrank McCourtGoodreads
669To Be an ImmigrantKay Deaux
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670To Plead Our Own Cause: Personal Stories by Today’s SlavesKevin Bales, Zoe Trodd, editors
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671To See and See Again: A Life in Iran and AmericaTara BahrampourBustle
672Tracking Europe: Mobility, Diaspora, and the Politics of LocationGinette Verstraete
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673Trailing Clouds: Immigrant Fiction in Contemporary AmericaDavid Cowart
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674Transatlantic Subjects: Acts of Migration and Cultures of Transnationalism between Greece and AmericaIoanna Lalioto
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675Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and OregonLynn Stephen
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676Transformations of La Familia on the U.S.-Mexico BorderRaquel R. Márquez, Harriet D. Romo, editors
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677Transformations: Immigration, Family Life, and Achievement Motivation Among Latino AdolescentsCarola & Marcelo Suárez-Orozco
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678Transforming Politics, Transforming America: The Political and Civic Incorporation of Immigrants in the United StatesTaeku Lee, S. Karthick Ramakrishnan, and Ricardo Ramirez, editors
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679Translation NationHector Tobar
Just Browsing
680Transnational Tortillas: Race, Gender, and Shop-Floor Politics in Mexico and the United StatesCarolina Bank Muñoz
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681Troublesome Border, Revised EditionOscar J. Martínez
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682True Faith and Allegiance: Immigration and American Civic NationalismNoah Pickus
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683Trust beyond Borders: Immigration, the Welfare State, and Identity in Modern SocietiesMarkus M.L. Crepaz
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684Tunnel KidsLawrence Taylor, Maeve Hickey
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685Unaccustomed EarthJhumpa LahiriGoodreads
686Unbound Spirit: Letters of Flora Belle JanFlora 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)
The Best Children’s Books
688Under the MesquiteGuadalupe Garcia McCall
Nerdy Book Club
689Unguarded Gates: A History of America’s Immigration CrisisOtis L. Graham
Just Browsing
690United We Win: The Rise and Fall of La Raza Unida PartyIgnacio M. García
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691Virtual Migration: The Programming of GlobalizationA. Aneesh
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692Waiting on Washington: Central American Workers in the Nation’s CapitalTerry A. Repak
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693We Are All Suspects Now: Untold Stories from Immigrant Communities after 9/11Tram Nguyen
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694We Need New NamesNoViolet BulawayoGoodreads
695We Need Two Worlds: Chinese Immigrant Associations in a Western SocietyLi Minghuan
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696Welsh Americans: A History of Assimilation in the Coal FieldsRonald L. Lewis
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697Western Hemisphere Immigration and United States Foreign PolicyChristopher Mitchell, editor
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698When I First Came to This Land
The Best Children’s Books
699When I was Puerto RicanEsmeralda SantiagoOEDb
700When This World Was NewD H Figueredo
Colours Of Us
701White TeethZadie SmithGoodreads
702Who Belongs in America?: Presidents, Rhetoric, and ImmigrationVanessa B. Beasley
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703Who Needs Migrant Workers?: Labour Shortages, Immigration, and Public PolicyMartin Ruhs, Bridget Anderson, editors
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704Who Speaks for Hispanics?: Hispanic Interest Groups in WashingtonDeirdre Martinez
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705Why Americans Don’t Join the Party: Race, Immigration, and the Failure (of Political Parties) to Engage the ElectorateZultan L. Hajnal, Taeku Lee
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706Why Walls Won’t Work: Repairing the US-Mexico DivideMichael Dear
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707Why We Left: Untold Stories and Songs of America’s First ImmigrantsJoanna Brooks
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708Women and Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: A ReaderDenise A. Segura, Patricia Zavella, editors
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709Wooden Fish Songs: A NovelRuthanne Lum McCunn
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710Worker Centers: Organizing Communities at the Edge of the DreamJanice Fine
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711Working the Boundaries: Race, Space, and “Illegality” in Mexican ChicagoNicholas De Genova
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712You Can’t Be Mexican: You Talk Just Like MeFrank S. Mendez
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19 Best Immigrant Story Book Sources/Lists



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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