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Ridgefield Library 364.137 COR (Text to phone) 34010148137283 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 02/05/2022

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  • ISBN: 0399592687 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780399592683 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780399592683
  • ISBN: 0399592687
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2019]

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Includes bibliographical references.
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Staten Island -- Ground zero -- Miami -- Flint -- Cleveland -- New Haven.
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"Traveling across the country, journalist Karla Cornejo Villavicencio risked arrest at every turn to report the extraordinary stories of her fellow undocumented Americans. Her subjects have every reason to be wary around reporters, but Cornejo Villavicencio has unmatched access to their stories. Her work culminates in a stunning, essential read for our times. Born in Ecuador and brought to the United States when she was five years old, Cornejo Villavicencio has lived the American Dream. Raised on her father's deliveryman income, she later became one of the first undocumented students admitted into Harvard. She is now a doctoral candidate at Yale University and has written for The New York Times. She weaves her own story among those of the eleven million undocumented who have been thrust into the national conversation today as never before. Looking well beyond the flashpoints of the border or the activism of the DREAMERS, Cornejo Villavicencio explores the lives of the undocumented as rarely seen in our daily headlines. In New York, we meet the undocumented workers who were recruited in the federally funded Ground Zero cleanup after 9/11. In Miami we enter the hidden botanicas, which offer witchcraft and homeopathy to those whose status blocks them from any other healthcare options. In Flint, Michigan, we witness how many live in fear as the government issues raids at grocery stores and demands identification before offering life-saving clean water. In her book, Undocumented America, Cornejo Villavicencio powerfully reveals the hidden corners of our nation of immigrants. She brings to light remarkable stories of hope and resilience, and through them we come to understand what it truly means to be American"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Cornejo Villavicencio, Karla.
Undocumented immigrants.
Illegal aliens > United States > Biography.
Illegal aliens > United States > Social conditions.
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The Undocumented Americans
The Undocumented Americans
by Cornejo Villavicencio, Karla
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Table of Contents

The Undocumented Americans

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Introductionp. xiii
Chapter 1Staten Islandp. 3
Chapter 2Ground Zerop. 31
Chapter 3Miamip. 57
Chapter 4Flintp. 95
Chapter 5Clevelandp. 118
Chapter 6New Havenp. 147
Acknowledgmentsp. 173
Notesp. 177

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