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AND 20 OTHER MYTHS ABOUT IMMIGRATION, REVISED EDITION
Written by AVIVA CHOMSKY

Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages

Publisher: Beacon Press

On Sale: 04/24/2018

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-0-807-05716-2

Revised and expanded edition of the groundbreaking book which demystifies twenty-one of the most widespread myths and beliefs about immigrants and immigrations.

In "They Take Our Jobs!" Aviva Chomsky challenges the underlying assumptions that fuel misinformed claims about immigrants, radically altering our notions of citizenship, discrimination, and U.S. history. Since it was first published, many of the same myths about immigration such as "immigrants take American jobs," " immigrants don't...

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HOW IMMIGRATION BECAME ILLEGAL
Written by AVIVA CHOMSKY

Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages

Publisher: Beacon Press

On Sale: 05/13/2014

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-0-807-00167-7

Immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how and why people, especially Mexican and Central Americans, have been assigned this status—and to what ends.
 
Blending history with human drama, Chomsky explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic, and historical context. She also unmasks how undocumented people live—how they work, what...

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AND 20 OTHER MYTHS ABOUT IMMIGRATION
Written by AVIVA CHOMSKY

Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages

Publisher: Beacon Press

On Sale: 06/01/2007

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-0-807-04156-7

Claims that immigrants take Americans’ jobs, are a drain on the American economy, contribute to poverty and inequality, destroy the social fabric, challenge American identity, and contribute to a host of social ills by their very existence are openly discussed and debated at all levels of society. Chomsky dismantles twenty of the most common assumptions and beliefs underlying statements like “I’m not against immigration, only illegal immigration” and challenges the misinformation in clear,...

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