Immigration Books

Immigration Books

The above linked article lists books about immigration, actually written by immigrants. None of these are involved in the American Dirt controversy.

My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education by Jennine Capó Crucet

The Mariel Boatlift: A Cuban-American Journey by Victor Andres Triay

Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares by Aarti Namdev Shahani

Border Wars: Inside Trump’s Assault on Immigration by Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear

America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States by Erika Lee

Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants by César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

Children of the Land by Marcelo Hernandéz Castillo (Jan. 28)

Illegal: How America’s Lawless Immigration Regime Threatens Us All by Elizabeth F. Cohen (Jan. 28)

Fencing in Democracy: Border Walls, Necrocitizenship, and the Security State by Miguel Díaz-Barriga and Margaret E. Dorsey (Jan. 31)

A Map Is Only One Story: Twenty Writers on Immigration, Family, and the Meaning of Home, edited by Nicole Chung and Mensah Demary (Feb. 11)

These Ghosts Are Family by Maisy Card (Mar. 3)

Afterlife by Julia Alvarez (Apr. 7)

How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C Pam Zhang (Apr. 7)

No Justice in the Shadows: How America Criminalizes Immigrants by Alina Das (Apr. 14)

Love After Love by Ingrid Persaud (Apr. 14)

Passage West by Rishi Reddi (Apr. 21)

Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America by Laila Lalami (Apr. 28)

One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle over American Immigration, 1924-1965 by Jia Lynn Yang (May 19)

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