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There's No Jose Here Following the Hidden Lives of Mexican Immigrants

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ISBN-10: 1560259787

ISBN-13: 9781560259787

Edition: 2007

Authors: Gabriel Thompson

List price: $26.95
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Mexican immigration has become one of the most polarizing issues of Bush's second term and will remain a central issue in the coming years. Where once Mexicans had a sizable presence in a few select states like California, Texas, Arizona, and New York, today the fastest growing populations are in places like North Carolina, Arkansas, Georgia, and Tennessee. Seemingly overnight, Americans across the country are finding their new neighbors to have names like Gonzalez, Paulino, Ramon, and Aguilar. What motivates people to risk their very lives and head north, and why don't Mexicans just "play by the rules" and enter legally? How do they cope, living in a strange country among people that speak…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 12/6/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Day in court
A corn stalk grows in Brooklyn
Making them hurt
Missing school
Dreaming of the minimum wage
Escape from New York city
Only twelve violations!
Murder and war
Under the confederate flag
A growing family
On the road
Capital of the world
La Fiesta
We are also abandoned
Searching for home
Saying good-bye