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Fortress Britain?

by Ben Ryan

Immigration is a key concern in British society; however, the ethical implications of the issue are often overlooked. Produced by Theos, a leading Christian think tank, this collection of short essays explores...


Bordered Lives

by Hsiao-Hung Pai

•  From the Orwell Prize-shortlisted author of Chinese Whispers: The True Story Behind Britain's Hidden Army of Labour and Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants which won the Bread and Roses...


Immigration Policy in the Age of Punishment

by Philip Kretsedemas & David C. Brotherton

The events of 2016 catapulted immigration policy to the forefront of public debate, and Donald Trump’s administration has signaled a harsh turn in enforcement. Yet the deportation, detention, and border-control...


Reimagining North African immigration

by Patrick Saveau & Veronique Machelidon

This volume takes the pulse of French post-coloniality by studying representations of trans-Mediterranean immigration to France in recent literature, television and film. The writers and filmmakers examined...


Shifting Boundaries

by Alexis M. Silver

As politicians debate how to address the estimated eleven million unauthorized immigrants residing in the United States, undocumented youth anxiously await the next policy shift that will determine their futures....


Drift

by Jeff Ferrell

“This book was written late in the North American night, with the rumbling thuds and booming train horns of the nearby rail yard echoing through my windows, reminding me of the train hoppers and gutter punks...


Poor Participation

by Thomas A. Bryer & Sofia Prysmakova-Rivera

This book argues that active citizenship and poverty are inextricably linked. A common sentiment in discussions of poverty and social policy is that decisions made about those living in poverty or near-poverty...


High-Skilled Migration

by Mathias Czaika

Political and scientific debates on migration policies have mostly focused on governments' efforts to control or reduce low-skilled, asylum, and irregular migration or to encourage the return migration of these...


The Jewish Unions in America

by Bernard Weinstein & Maurice Wolfthal

Newly arrived in New York in 1882 from Tsarist Russia, the sixteen-year-old Bernard Weinstein discovered an America in which unionism, socialism, and anarchism were very much in the air. He found a home in the...


UPROOTED AGAVE

by Louis Villalba

The thirteen short stories of this book—10 fiction and three non-fiction—put faces to the unsung heroes who leave their homelands in Latin America seeking a better life in the US. Some provide a glimpse...


Immigration Fraud

by B.R. Konda

Current Immigration Law is riddled with loopholes waiting to be exploited by opportunists, fraudsters, and in some cases lawyers. Every single chapter highlights the statutory intent of the law, loopholes and...


A SWEDISH ADVENTURE IN AMERICA

by Albrekt Lundquist & Linda Lundquist Molitor

Imagine being 20 years old, leaving your home to go to another country—alone and unable to communicate!

 

This is the story of a young man leaving his home in Sweden to find the “streets of gold” in America. ...


Africans and the Exiled Life

by Brenda I. Gill, Sabella Ogbobode Abidde, Leonard Sitji Bombom & Bruce Ormond Grant et al.

Since their early beginning in Africa as foragers, hunters and gatherers, humans have been on the move. In modern times, their movements have been compelled by geographical, economic, political, cultural, social...


Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived

by Willy Oswald Geheb & Claire Ohlsson Geheb

Dear Willy, is the true story of Willy Oswald Geheb’s life told through journals, letters, documents, and photos found in an old suitcase stored away since 1947. When translated from the old German script,...


Transnational Communities in the Smartphone Age

by Dae Young Kim, Young A. Jung & Gyu Tag Lee

Transnational Communities in the Smartphone Age: The Korean Community in the Nation’s Capital examines the durable ties immigrants maintain with the home country and focuses in particular on their transnational...


Postmortem Report

by Tomislav Sunic & Kevin B. MacDonald

Along with his other published works, Tomislav Sunic is steadily turning his attention to a wide variety of topics affecting Europe’s cultural and political heritage, including such sacred and less sacred...


Population, Migration, and Socioeconomic Outcomes among Island and Mainland Puerto Ricans

by Havidan Rodriguez, Marie T. Mora, Alberto Dávila & Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz

At the landmark centennial anniversary of the 1917 Jones-Shafroth Act, which granted Puerto Ricans U.S. citizenship, the island confronts an unfolding humanitarian crisis initially triggered by an acute economic...


The Experiences of Ghanaian Live-in Caregivers in the United States

by Martha Donkor

Using the convergence of the impact of globalization and political turmoil in Ghana on Ghanaian women as a backdrop, this book examines the migration of the women to the US and their decisions to care for upper...


Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time

by David Miliband

We are in the midst of a global refugee crisis. Sixty five million people are fleeing for their lives. The choices are urgent, not just for them but for all of us. What can we possibly do to help?

With compassion...


The Newcomers

by Helen Thorpe

“A delicate and heartbreaking mystery story...Thorpe’s book is a reminder that in an era of nativism, some Americans are still breaking down walls and nurturing newcomers, the seeds of the great American...