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To sin against hope : life and politics on the borderland

Author: Alfredo Gutierrez
Publisher: London : Verso Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Alfredo Gutierrez{u2019}s father, a U.S. citizen, was deported to Mexico from his Arizona hometown--the mining town where Alfredo grew up. This occurred during a wave of anti-immigrant hysteria stoked by the Great Depression, but as Gutierrez makes clear, in a book that is both a personal chronicle and a thought-provoking history, the war on Mexican immigrants has rarely abated. Barack Obama now presides over an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alfredo Gutierrez; Alfredo Gutierrez; Alfredo Gutierrez
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfredo Gutierrez
ISBN: 9781844679928 1844679926
OCLC Number: 783161095
Description: 250 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: To Sin Against Hope --
Return from Exile --
War and Chicanos --
The Chicano Movement --
Chicano Movement Ends, Immigration Surges Once More --
Torture at the Border and Immigration Reform --
Proposition 187 and its Consequences --
An Immigration Policy Without Moral Consideration.
Responsibility: by Alfredo Gutierrez.
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