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KIND OF KIN addresses immigration from multiple perspectives, with powerful results

This is my review of a terrific novel from a few years ago. I decided to re-post it because the issue of immigration remains relevant and, in fact, affects more people’s lives than ever. 819 more words

Book Reviews

Andrew Cuomo claims he's 'undocumented,' challenges officials to deport him!

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a New York City native, raised eyebrows last week after he claimed that he was an illegal immigrant and taunted officials to deport him. 409 more words

Border Crossing Difficulties

Generally most Mexicans that cross the United States-Mexico border are “jumping” to obtain a higher level of income than they are able to get in Mexico. 319 more words

Out and About

Last week, Jose and I had the opportunity to speak to the Junior American Literature class at Harlem High School.

We were truly grateful for the students’ interest and the questions they had for us. 97 more words

Who Are "The Lions"? An Introduction to a Group of Mexican Immigrants in Suburban Chicago.

“The Lions” are the primary focus of Ruth Gomberg-Munoz’s ethnography, Labor and Legality. The ten undocumented Mexican immigrants are living in the Chicago area, primarily working as busboys in suburban Chicago restaurants. 361 more words

Calling Him Hitler

When is too soon to start calling him Hitler? I know how irreverent that sounds. I know how we hate that correlation between leaders we just don’t like and the man responsible for a regime that slaughtered millions. 832 more words


Undocumented immigrants pay billions of dollars in federal taxes each year

(Source: www.vox.com)

One of the biggest misconceptions about undocumented immigrants is that they don’t pay any taxes. In his first address to Congress, President Trump set the tone for his coming immigration agenda when he said immigration costs US taxpayers “billions of dollars a year.” 1,220 more words