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Africans in Exile

Mobility, Law, and Identity

by Nathan Riley Carpenter & Benjamin N Lawrance

<ol> <li> <p>The essays included within this book present the experiences of political exile as fundamental to an understanding of colonial and post-colonial oppression and the history of state power in Africa. They take a broad, global look ...

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Afro-Asian Connections in Latin America and the Caribbean

by Dania Abreu-Torres, Linda Aïnouche, Malathi Michelle Iyengar & others

<p><em>Afro-Asian Connections in Latin America and the Caribbean</em> explores the connections between people of Asian and African descent in Latin America and the Caribbean. Although their journeys started from different points of origin, ...

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All the Nations Under Heaven

Immigrants, Migrants, and the Making of New York, Revised Edition

by David Reimers, Frederick Binder & Robert Snyder

<p>First published in 1996, <em>All the Nations Under Heaven</em> has earned praise and a wide readership for its unparalleled chronicle of the role of immigrants and migrants in shaping the history and culture of New York City. This updated ...

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America Classifies the Immigrants

From Ellis Island to the 2020 Census

by Joel Perlmann Perlmann

<p>When more than twenty million immigrants arrived in the United States between 1880 and 1920, the government attempted to classify them according to prevailing ideas about race and nationality. But this proved hard to do. Ideas about racial or

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America, As Seen on TV

How Television Shapes Immigrant Expectations around the Globe

by Clara E. Rodríguez

<p><strong>The surprising effects of American TV on global viewers</strong></p> <p>As a dominant cultural export, American television is often the first exposure to American ideals and the English language for many people throughout the world. ...

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American by Paper

How Documents Matter in Immigrant Literacy

by Kate Vieira

<DIV><P><I>American by Paper</I> reveals how two groups of immigrants who share a primary language nevertheless have very different experiences of literacy in the United States. It describes the social realities facing documented and ...

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Americans in Tuscany: Charity, Compassion, and Belonging

by Trundle, Catherine

<p> Since the time of the Grand Tour, the Italian region of Tuscany has sustained a highly visible American and Anglo migrant community. Today American women continue to migrate there, many in order to marry Italian men. Confronted with ...

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An Archipelago of Care

Filipino Migrants and Global Networks

by DEIRDRE CHRISTIAN MCKAY

<p>Focusing on the experience of Filipino caregivers in London, some of whom are living and working illegally in their host country, Deirdre McKay considers what migrant workers must do to navigate their way in a global marketplace. She draws on

ISBN: 9780253024985

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Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration

by Sam Quinones

<p>This is journalist Sam Quinones&apos; classic collection of nonfiction tales about Mexican immigrants, the border, and more.<br />A dazzling follow-up to his cult classic, True Tales from Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, the Popsicle Kings, ...

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Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

by Zahra Babar

<p>Long a recipient of migrants from its surrounding areas, the Arabian Peninsula today comprises a mosaic of communities of diverse ethnic, cultural, linguistic and religious origins. For decades, while the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states

ISBN: 9780190869748

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Asian Migrations

Social and Geographical Mobilities in Southeast, East, and Northeast Asia

by Tony Fielding

<p>This textbook describes and explains the complex reality of contemporary internal and international migrations in East Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary approach; Tony Fielding combines theoretical debate and detailed empirical analysis to ...

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Asylum after Empire

Colonial Legacies in the Politics of Asylum Seeking

by Lucy Mayblin

<p>Asylum seekers are not welcome in Europe. But why is that the case? For many scholars, the policies have become more restrictive over recent decades because the asylum seekers have changed. This change is often said to be about numbers, ...

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Asylum-Seeking, Migration and Church

by Susanna Snyder

<p>Asylum-Seeking, Migration and Church addresses one of the most pressing issues confronting contemporary society. How are we to engage with migrants? Drawing on studies of church engagement with asylum seekers in the UK and critical ...

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Attorney Drafted B-2 Visitor Visa Application

Coming to the U.S. to Visit and How to Do it

by Attorney Brian David Lerner

<p>This sample B-2 Visitor Visa Application prepared by an Immigration Lawyer with over 25 years of experience. You will get the hard copy as well as an thumbdrive with the loaded PDF. Included is a persuasive cover letter meeting all of the ...

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Australia’s New Migrants

International Students’ History of Affective Encounters with the Border

by Maria Elena Indelicato

<p>This book offers a comprehensive and critical analysis of the tropes employed in the categorization of international students living and studying in Australia. Establishing the position of migrant students as ’subjects of the border’, the ...

ISBN: 9781317177241

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Barrio Boy

40th Anniversary Edition

by Ernesto Galarza

<p><em>Barrio Boy</em> is the remarkable story of one boy's journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn't have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Barrio Boy: 40th Anniversary Edition

by Galarza, Ernesto

Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy's journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn't have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades of the twentieth century. With vivid ...

ISBN: 9780268158613

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Beautiful Wall

by Ray Gonzalez

<div><p><i>Beautiful Wall </I>takes us on a profound journey through the deserts of the Southwest where the ever-changing natural landscape and an aggressive border culture rewrite intolerance and ethnocentric thought into human history. ...

ISBN: 9781938160844

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Becoming Refugee American

The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

by Phuong Tran Nguyen

<p>Vietnamese refugees fleeing the fall of South Vietnam faced a paradox. The same guilt-ridden America that only reluctantly accepted them expected, and rewarded, expressions of gratitude for their rescue. Meanwhile, their status as refugees ...

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Becoming Transnational Youth Workers

Independent Mexican Teenage Migrants and Pathways of Survival and Social Mobility

by Isabel Martinez

<p><em>Becoming Transnational Youth Workers</em> contests mainstream notions of adolescence with its study of a previously under-documented cross-section of Mexican immigrant youth. Preceding the latest wave of Central American children and ...

ISBN: 9780813589817

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