"Countering the chorus of anti-immigrant voices that have grown increasingly loud in the current political moment, [this book examines] the [motives] of anti-immigration [persons] and puts a human face on the immigrants who risk their lives to cross the border to work in the United States"
Addresses the root causes of violence against immigrants which has become increasingly important in the current political period of polarization and anti-immigrant attacks.
Davis is a respected authority on the history of the Mexico-California border and on immigrant workers. He has a following among activists and progressive academics.
Includes powerful photographs, and informative maps and charts.
The majority of California will soon be non-white; this trend is continuing to reshape politics nationally.