Articles tagged immigration

‘Cesar Chavez’ Deifies Instead of Humanizes Its Hero

Too reverential for its own good, this film feels like a social studies class instead of a work of art.

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16 Oct 2013 // 6:10 AM

Latino Americans

This documentary’s largest focus, cultural identity, is examined from perspectives as varied as Mexicans in Texas, Central Americans in California, Cubans in Miami, and Puerto Ricans in New York.

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‘The Magic of Saida’ Takes Us Inside the Mind of the Double Immigrant

M.G. Vassanji’s style is neither stream of conscious nor a collection of terse and pithy statements; rather this book is more like a well-woven collection of narratives that are all connected through one person.

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‘Immigrant Nations’ Is Told from the Vantage Point of Those Receiving the Influx of Migrants

Paul Scheffer takes an unemotional look at a present day issue with lots of historical precedents, reminding us that we are not tasked to reinvent the wheel.

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‘The Singer’s Gun’ Is Part Suspense and Part Love Story Mixed With Political Thinking

The questions of who we lie to, and why, are not entirely answered in this excellent novel.

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Working in the Shadows: A Year of Doing the Jobs (Most) Americans Won’t Do by Gabriel Thompson

Reading about drudgery isn't as laborious as you'd expect.

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8 Jun 2007 // 12:57 AM

WASHINGTON - President Bush suffered a devastating setback on his top domestic priority on Thursday as a broad immigration bill collapsed in the Senate amid

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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