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The other face of America : chronicles of the immigrants shaping our future

Author: Jorge Ramos
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2002.
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Ramos explores why the new wave of immigrants came to America, how they adapted to the culture, and how they are changing the culture.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Ramos
ISBN: 0066214165 9780066214160
OCLC Number: 48715536
Notes: Translation of La otra cara de América.
Description: xxviii, 252 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: From the South to the North: Stories of Mexican Immigrants --
The Border --
Amelia and San Guivi --
Falsifying the Future --
A Day without a Mexican --
Aspen for the Undocumented --
Matamoros, New York --
The Raid --
Nannies --
The Reconquest of California --
The Indispensable --
From Chicago with Skepticism --
The Betrayal (or How the Votes of 10 Million Mexicans Were Stolen) --
Angel, "The Discriminated One" --
Heliodoro's Letters --
The Mexican Girl Who Wrote to President Clinton --
We Come from Everywhere --
Elian: His First 150 Days in the United States --
Cuba Entrenched in Miami --
Lazaro: A Dissident in Exile --
Central Americans: From Wars, Laws, and Hurricanes --
Vieques and What It Means to Be Puerto Rican --
Puerto Dominicans and New Dominicans --
The New Colombian Exodus --
The Muddy Shoes of Venezuela --
Life in the United States --
Nostalgia, Aromas, and Tacos --
The Call --
The Rediscovery of Hispanics --
California Is the Future --
Loretta and the Voters' Revenge --
Accomplices of the Undocumented --
The Labyrinth --
The Metedolares --
What Immigrants Contribute to the United States --
Racism --
Julian Samora and the Dogs --
John Rocker--Face-to-Face with a Racist --
How to Kill an Immigrant and Get Away with It --
Video Justice --
Spanglish --
Long Live Spanglish! --
The Future of Spanish in the United States --
The Spanglish Professor --
The American Dream --
Why Marta Wants to Leave Mexico --
Soccer Children --
La Vida Loca --
Chef Cristino.
Other Titles: Otra cara de América.
Chronicles of the immigrants shaping our future
Responsibility: Jorge Ramos ; translated from the Spanish by Patricia J. Duncan.

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Ramos explores why the new wave of immigrants came to America, how they adapted to the culture, and how they are changing the culture.

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