Some of the most beloved UC Press titles continue to make an impact on our world today. Below see other titles that may be of interest to as you consider books for your upcoming courses, for your research, or for your own reading pleasure.

If You’re Interested in Immigration and Children Like:

Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America by Roberto G. Gonzales

“Roberto G. Gonzales puts a human face on the many victims of America’s broken immigration system. Theoretically rich, beautifully written, and cogently argued, this brilliant book is a landmark study of the human costs of American policy failures.”
—Mary C. Waters, coauthor of Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age



We Also Recommend:

Whose Child Am I?: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody by Susan J. Terrio

Whose Child Am I? underscores the imperative of immigration reform for both practical and humanitarian reasons.”
New York Journal of Books




Dreams and Nightmares: Immigration Policy, Youth, and Families by Marjorie S. Zatz and Nancy Rodriguez

“Well written and engaging… This book is sure to make a significant impact in migration studies for its emphasis on the challenges that emerge when the immigration and criminal justice systems collide.”—International Migration Review




Everyday Illegal: When Policies Undermine Immigrant Families by Joanna Dreby

“Eloquent and sharp… an important contribution to the literature on undocumented populations.”
Harvard Educational Review




If You’re Interested in Migrant Farmworkers Like:

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States by Seth Holmes

“By giving voice to silenced Mexican migrant laborers, Dr. Holmes exposes the links among suffering, the inequalities related to the structural violence of global trade which compel migration, and the symbolic violence of stereotypes and prejudices that normalize racism.”
—Marilyn Gates, New York Journal of Books



We Also Recommend:

In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte by David Bacon
“A copy should be distributed to every member of the Legislature.”
—Mike Davis, author of City of Quartz and Magical Urbanism




They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields: Illness, Injury, and Illegality among U.S. Farmworkers by Sarah Bronwen Horton

“Brilliantly captures how precarious legal status, intensified immigration enforcement practices, paltry occupational protections, and inadequate access to health care combine to render undocumented migrant farmworkers exceptionally vulnerable to illness and death.”
—Jonathan Xavier Inda, author of Targeting Immigrants



Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South by Angela Stuesse
“An exemplary work of politically engaged scholarship that offers a wealth of insight into the thorny dynamics of race and immigration in the New South.”
—Ruth Milkman, author of L.A. Story





See other titles on immigration and consider using the Immigration Syllabus: UC Press Edition in your upcoming summer or fall courses.