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Books

 

Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the Global Economy
John Bowe

In this eye-opening look at the contemporary American scourge of labor abuse and outright slavery, journalist and author Bowe visits locations in Florida, Oklahoma and the U.S.-owned Pacific island of Saipan, where slavery cases have been brought to light

Crossing with the Virgin: Stories from the Migrant Trail
Kathryn Ferguson, Norma A. Price and Ted Parks

Over the past 10 years, more than 4,000 people have died while crossing the Arizona desert to find jobs, join families or start new lives. Crossing with the Virgin collects stories heard from migrants about these treacherous treks.

The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona Borderlands
Margaret Regan

For the last decade, Margaret Regan has reported on the escalating chaos along the Arizona-Mexico border, ground zero for immigration since 2000. With a sweeping perspective and vivid on-the-ground reporting, Regan tells the stories of the people caught up in this international tragedy.

 

DVDs

Dying to Live: A Migrant’s Journey
DVD. University of Notre Dame, 2006
A profound look at the human face of the migrant. It explores who these people are, why they leave their homes and what they face in their journey.

Strangers No Longer
USCCB, 2007
This 22-minute DVD produced by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops invites viewers to open identify with today’s immigrants; to explore the global implications that cause people to migrate and to understand problems that exist with our current immigration system.

The Visitor
Overture Films, 2008
A lonesome widower and college economics professor finds his mundane existence suddenly shaken up when he befriends a pair of illegal immigrants, one of whom has recently been threatened with deportation by U.S. immigration authorities