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​Allen, Leslie. Liberty: the Statue and the American Dream  JV6450 .A565 1985

Bahrampour, Tara. To See and See Again: A Life in Iran and America E184.I5 B35 2000

Chin, Frank. Bulletproof Buddhists and Other Essays E184.C5 C473 1998

Chock, Eric (editor) The Best of Honolulu Fiction: Stories from the Honolulu Magazine Fiction Contest PS648.H3 B47 1999

Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street  
PS3553.I78 H6 1991

Coan, Peter M. Ellis Island Interviews: in their Own Words JV6455 .C53 1997

Codrescu, Andrei. Alien Candor: Selected Poems 1970-1995 PS3553.3A78 1996

Corsi, Edward. In the Shadow of Liberty JV6483 .C6 1969

Daniels, Roger. Coming to America: a History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life   

Danquah, Meri Nana-Ama (editor) Becoming American: Personal Essays by First Generation Immigrant Women E184.A1.B288 2000

Dassanowsky, Robert Von (editor) Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America E184.A1.G142000 Ready Ref

Dinnerstein, Leonard. Ethnic Americans: a History of Immigration E184.A1 D48 1988

Elovitz, Paul H. (editor) Immigrant Experiences: Personal Narrative and Psychological Analysis JV6455 .I53 1997

Espada, Matín. Zapata’s Disciple: Essays,PS3555.S53.Z36 1998

Foner, Nancy.  From Ellis Island to JFK: New York’s Two Great Waves of Immigration  JV7048 .F65 2000

Gabaccia, Donna R. From the Other Side: Women, Gender, and Immigrant Life in the U.S., 1820-1990    
JV6601.W7 G33 1994

Hagedorn, Jessica. The Gangster of Love PS3558.A3228 G36 1997

Handlin, Oscar. A Pictorial History of Immigration  JV6450 .H34 1972

Hayden, Richard Seth. Restoring the Statue of Liberty: Sculpture, Structure, Symbol F128.64.L6 H38 1986

Jones, Maldwyn Allen. Destination America JV6450 .J62 1976

Kelson, Gregory A. and DeLaet, Debra L. (editors) Gender and Immigration JV6347.G46 1999

Kincaid, Jamaica. Lucy PR9275.A583 L83 1991

Lee, Chang-Rae. Native Speaker PS3562.E3347N38 1996

Lubove, Roy. The Progressives and the Slums: Tenement House Reform in New York City, 1890-1917 HD7304.N5 L8

McCourt, Frank. Angela’s Ashes: a Memoir E184.I6 M117 1996

Mendoza, Louis & Shakar, S. (editors) Crossing into America: The New Literature of ImmigrationPS508.I45.C762003

Nixon, Rob. Dream Birds SF511.3.S6N58 2001

Pérez, Ramón. Diary of an Undocumented Immigrant HD8081.M6P4713 1991

Portes, Alejandro. Legacies: the Story of the Immigrant Second Generation JV6471 .P67 2001

Reimers, David M. Unwelcome Strangers: American Identity and the Turn Against Immigration JV6483 .R45 1998

Riis, Jacob A. Children of the Tenements PS3535.I654 C4 1970

Riis, Jacob A. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New YorkHV4046.N6 R58 1971

Rodriguez, Richard. Hunger of Memory PE1066 R65

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire. Dreaming the End of WarPS3569.A27D74 2006

Schor, Esther. Emma Lazarus PS2234.S36 2006

Seshadri, Vijay. Wild Kingdom PS3569.E747 W55 1996

Severn, Bill. Ellis Island: the Immigrant Years
 JV6483 .S49

Shankar, S. A Map of Where I Live PS3569.H332614 M37 1997

Skenazy, Paul and Martin, Tera (editors) Conversations with Maxine Hong Kingston PS3561.I52Z466 1998

Tichenor, Daniel J. Dividing Lines: the Politics of Immigration Control in America JV6483 .T494 2002

Viramontes, Helena Maria. The Moths and Other Stories PS3572.I63M6 1995

Waldinger, Roger (editor) Strangers at the Gates: New Immigrants in Urban America JV6475 .S77 2001

Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia. Ellis Island and the Peopling of America: the Official Guide JV6484 .Y35 1997

Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia. (editor) Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics JV6450 .I57 1990
Internet Resources
ABA Commission on Immigration  The Commission directs the Association’s efforts to ensure fair treatment and full due process rights for immigrants and refugees within the United States.

American Friends Service Committee  Organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service. Amy Gottlieb, who spoke on immigration issues at the Common Reading Event, works for this organization.

Amnesty International  Its mission is to conduct research and generate action to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights and to demand justice for those whose rights have been violated.  Largest online resource for family history documents and family trees. Check your local library for full access.

The Atlantic Monthly: Immigration Articles

Center for Immigration Studies Focuses on legal and illegal immigration issues.

DHS - U.S. Legal Permanent Residents

Ellis Island National Monument
National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)  A national, nonprofit, public-interest, membership organization comprised of concerned citizens.

Immigration History Research Center: University of Minnesota  Founded in 1965, the IHRC promotes research on international migration with a special emphasis on immigrant and refugee life in the U.S.

"A Memorial Remembers the Hungry"  New York Times article written by Roberta Smith that discusses the opening and significance of the Irish Hunger Memorial in New York.

National Immigration Forum  Established in 1982, the National Immigration Forum is the leading immigrant advocacy organization in the country with a mission to advocate for the value of immigrants and immigration to the nation.

Statue of Liberty National Monument  National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Tenement Museum  A New York City Museum that tells the stories of immigrants who lived in 97 Orchard Street, a tenement built in 1863 on Manhattan's Lower East Side.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services  Immigration and Nationality Act.