Today, immigrants across the country have decided to miss work, skip school, and not shop as part of the “Day without Immigrants” protest. The protest aims to demonstrate the true nature of the economic impact of immigrants in the workforce and in our everyday lives.
Below are some additional titles that share the contributions of immigrants to the U.S. economy.
And learn more about how to integrate immigration topics into lecture discussion by using an Immigration Syllabus to foster a broader understanding of immigrants’ impact on U.S. society.
- In the Fields of the North by David Bacon
- How May I Help You? An Immigrant’s Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage by Deepak Singh
- Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South by Angela Stuesse
- They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields: Illness, Injury, and Illegality among U.S. Farmworkers by Sarah Bronwen Horton
- On the Line: Slaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South by Vanesa Ribas
- Jornalero: Being a Day Laborer in the USA by Juan Thomas Ordonez
- La Nueva California: Latinos from Pioneers to Post-Millennials by David Hayes-Bautista
- Skills of the Unskilled: Work and Mobility among Mexican Migrants by Jacqueline Hagan, Ruben Hernandez-Leon, and Jean-Luc Demonsant
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