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Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Marcelo Suarez-Orozco


This book presents a unique interplay of leading scholars and journalists working on the contentious topic of immigration. The chapters reflect on how hard it is to write about one of the defining issues of our time—one that is at once local and global, familiar and uncanny, concrete and abstract. Highlighting and framing central questions surrounding immigration, the book explores topics including illegal immigration, state and federal mechanisms for immigration regulation, enduring myths and fallacies regarding immigration, immigration and the economy, immigration and education, the adaptati ... More

Keywords: immigration, illegal immigration, state mechanisms, federal mechanisms, immigration regulation, myths, economy, education, second generation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780520267176
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520267176.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcelo Suarez-Orozco, editor