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Dreamers An Immigrant Generation's Fight for Their American Dream

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ISBN-10: 0807030333

ISBN-13: 9780807030332

Edition: 2015

Authors: Eileen Truax

List price: $21.00
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No documents. No fear. They are called "Dreamers." They arrived in the United States illegally when they were minors, the majority being from Mexico, and they are the object of a legal initiative entitled the Dream Act, that seeks a judicial solution to their status, but it has not been approved by the US Senate. Dreamers have access to basic education, but they cannot obtain the necessary financing to pursue their career goals. When they reach legal age, they run the risk of being deported to their native countries, and sometimes they do not even know where that is. Their political activism has caused public opinion to revisit the meaning of "national identity." These are their stories.
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 3/10/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Eileen Truax was born in Mexico City in 1970. She has a degree in Social Communication and a Master's in Communications and Politics from the Autonomous University of Mexico,-Xochimilco. She has practiced journalism in Mexico for 10 years, specializing in political themes and social movements. She emigrated to the United States in 2004, where she has been a reporter for 'La Opinin' newspaper and is a contributor to the Huffington Post 'Voices'.