Immigration Struggles: an Annotated Bibliography

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Immigration Struggles: An Annotated Bibliography

Abrego, Leisy. "Legitimacy, Social Identity, and the Mobilization of Law: The Effects of Assembly Bill 540 on Undocumented Students in California." Law & Social Inquiry 33.3 (2008): 709-734. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 3 Apr. 2010.

This journal article was written by Leisy Abrego about the effects of AB 540 on undocumented students in California, which I found in EBSCO. The journal talks about how the AB 540 helps undocumented Latinos go to school. The journal is more for the public audience. The journal isn’t biases; it’s more into dept on how they students can go to school. It talks about how some illegal students get turn down from schools because of them being
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Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 3 Apr. 2010.

This journal article was written by Martha Scarpellino about the human rights of the undocumented immigrants which I found in EBSCO. The journal starts off by telling us that many illegal immigrants don’t have that much right such as the regular U.S. citizen. Corriendo means running in Spanish, in the article it talks about how thousands of men and women cross the boarders every day. When captured by immigration officials, many of the Latino race is treated bad and violated. The article is not biases; it just talks about how people in the United States have equal rights. We all should have equal rights and no matter how your look or where you came from, everyone should be treated the same. Officials shouldn’t discriminate on Latinos. This article was a help because it talks about how Latinos should be treated and how undocumented Latinos crossing the boarders get treated without respect. I wouldn’t use this article for my final paper because it didn’t have that much information.

Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo and Mariela M. Páez. Latinos: Remaking America. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1997.

Marcelo Suárez- Orozco and Mariela M. Páez is the author for this chapter. This section of the book talks about filling low-wage, low-skill jobs Americans avoid. How Latino immigrants are the minimum wage
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