Dreamers: An Immigrant Generation's Fight for Their American Dream

Dreamers: An Immigrant Generation's Fight for Their American Dream

by Eileen Truax

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ISBN-13: 9780807030332
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 03/10/2015
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 663,986
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Eileen Truax is a Mexican journalist specializing in migration and politics. She contributes regularly to Al Día News and the Spanish-language versions of the New York Times, Newsweek, and Vice. Truax often speaks at colleges and universities about the Dreamer movement and immigration. Her current project explores the lives of immigrant youth in Spain. Truax is also the author of two forthcoming books in 2018: How Does It Feel to Be Unwanted? and We Built the Wall. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
We Are All Dreamers

CHAPTER ONE
A Student in Need

CHAPTER TWO
Undocumented and Unafraid: Out of the Shadows

CHAPTER THREE
Dream Seller

CHAPTER FOUR
Back to a Strange World

CHAPTER FIVE
California Dreaming

CHAPTER SIX
Dreaming in Arizona

CHAPTER SEVEN
Dying for a Dream

CHAPTER EIGHT
Deferred Action: A Temporary Reprieve

CHAPTER NINE
Undocuqueers: Coming Out, Twice

CHAPTER TEN
#BringThemHome

EPILOGUE
The Fight for Their Dreams

APPENDIX
The DREAM Act

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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