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Desert Duty: On the Line with the U.S. Border Patrol

by Mark Haynes, Bill Broyles & Charles Bowden

While politicians and pundits endlessly debate immigration policy, U.S. Border Patrol agents put their lives on the line to enforce immigration law. In a day's work, agents may catch a load of narcotics, apprehend...


The Other Side of the Fence: American Migrants in Mexico

by Sheila Croucher

A growing number of Americans, many of them retirees, are migrating to Mexico's beach resorts, border towns, and picturesque heartland. While considerable attention has been paid to Mexicans who immigrate to...


Imaginary Lines: Border Enforcement and the Origins of Undocumented Immigration, 1882-1930

by Patrick Ettinger

Although popularly conceived as a relatively recent phenomenon, patterns of immigrant smuggling and undocumented entry across American land borders first emerged in the late nineteenth century. Ingenious smugglers...


Forest Gate

by Peter Akinti

A shattering, poetic and raw first novel set among young Somalian refugees in the slums of London -- beginning with a double suicide and ending with a rebirth.

In a community where poverty is kept close and...


Spirit of the Dragon: The Story of Jean Lumb, a Proud Chinese-Canadian

by Arlene Chan

Spirit of the Dragon is well-illustrated with photographs of Jean Lumb in the company of her family and important people in her life, including John Diefenbaker, Queen Elizabeth, Governors General Roland Michener...


As She Began: An Illustrated Introduction to Loyalist Ontario

by Bruce Wilson

As She Began, an illustrated introduction to Loyalist Ontario, provides a general guide to the most crucial period in Ontario's history, 1775 to 1800, when thousands of refugees from the American Revolution...


Golden Dragon and Purple Phoenix: The Chinese and Their Multi-Ethnic Descendants in Southeast Asia

by KHOON CHOY LEE

News & media coverage!

Many books have been written about the Chinese in Southeast Asia, but very few, if any, are written specifically about the...


Cultural Psychology of Immigrants

by Ramaswami Mahalingam

Featuring an interdisciplinary perspective on how intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, and culture shape the psychology of immigrants, this volume demonstrates the influence transnational ties and...


Reverie and Reality: Poetry on Travel by Late Imperial Chinese Women

by Yanning Wang

Reverie and Reality investigates late imperial Chinese gentry women’s poems on travel ranging from the seventeenth century to the early twentieth century.These poems written by groups of women after they “stepped...


Jackson Heights Chronicles: When Crossing the Border Isn't Enough

by Orlando Tobon

From his small travel agency tucked away in an area of New York City known as Little Colombia, the "Godfather of Jackson Heights" does far more than make travel arrangements. Fernando Padrón is a social service...


Transnational Borders, Transnational Lives

by Rémy Tremblay & Susan W. Hardwick

This book contained the autobiographical testimonials of a selected group of geographers who migrated to one side to another of the Canada-US border. As these various authors remind us, becoming a migrant is...


The Road to Home: My Life and Times

by Vartan Gregorian

Vartan Gregorian's tale starts with a childhood of poverty, deprivation, and enchantment in the Armenian quarter of Tabriz, Iran. As the world reeled from depression into six years of warfare, his mother died,...


Live and Work In Hong Kong: Comprehensive, up-to-date, practical information about everyday life

by Dr. Rachel Wright & Dr Rachel Wright

Whatever your reasons for planning to live and work in Hong Kong, this comprehensive guide will tell you all you need to know to make the most of your time in this vibrant and challenging city. Organised into...


The Comfort of Strangers

by Jinmi Adisa & Heinz Küll

The Comfort of Strangers gives detailed information on the background to the Rwandan refugee problem and a vivid portrayal of the effects of the mass exodus of Rwandans into Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Zaire....


Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America

by Helen Thorpe

A powerful and moving account of four young women from Mexico who have lived most of their lives in the United States and attend the same high school. Two of them have legal documentation and two do not. Just...


Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change

by Glenda Tibe Bonifacio

Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change explores the intersection of gender, migration, and rurality in 21st-century Western and non-Western contexts. In a world where heightened globalization...


Dreaming Mobility and Buying Vulnerability: Overseas Recruitment Practices in India: Overseas Recruitment Practices in India

by S. Irudaya Rajan, V. J. Varghese & M. S. Jayakumar

In the alarming contemporary context of widespread corruption and fraudulence in the overseas labour recruitment system in India, this book attempts to understand the institution of emigration governance and...


Emigration from the United Kingdom to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, January 1873 - June 1873

by Ira A. Glazier

This series on Emigration from the United Kingdom to America concentrates on U.K. emigration in the period 1870-1897, listing migrants from the U.K. who arrived in New York. The original passenger lists transcribed...


Immigrants and Race in the United States: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside

by Philip Kretsedemas

This book explains how migrants can be viewed as racial others, not just because they are nonwhite, but because they are racially "alien." This way of seeing makes it possible to distinguish migrants from a...


The Floating Island Plays

by Eduardo Machado

Includes The Modern Ladies of Guanabacoa, Fabiola, In the Eye of the Hurricane and Broken Eggs.