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"Fresh, nuanced and insightful....[A] thoughtful, readable contribution to the immigration debates. --"Houston Chronicle"
Spanning four continents and several years in the lives of seven immigrant families, "The New Americans" is at once the most globe-trotting and intimate introduction to the new American immigration. Emmy award-winning journalist Ruben Martinez's "powerf
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Paperback, 251 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by New Press, The (first published 2004)
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This book is the companion to a PBS documentary about 7 families who came to the US. It provides a human perspective to the difficult choices immigrants have to make that even an immigration attorney benefits from being reminded of.
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A fly-on-the-wall experience that helps us understand a variety of scenarios of the immigrant's journey and the composition of our diverse country.
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Rubén Martínez, an Emmy-winning journalist and poet, is the author of Crossing Over, Desert America and The New Americans. He lives in Los Angeles, where he holds the Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature and Writing at Loyola Marymount University.

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More about Rubén Martínez...
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