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Title Today's Immigrants, Their Stories : a New Look at the Newest Americans.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1983.


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Description 1 online resource (330 pages)
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Subject Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
United States.
Genre History.
Contents Contents; Introduction: Reopening the Doors; 1. I Get Homesick Every Day: Refugees from Indochina; 2. Don't Have My Papers Yet: Undocumented Aliens; 3. Ten Years Is a Long Time: A Woman from Rural Peru; 4. I Don't Know Where They Came From: Greengrocers, Doctors, and Other Koreans; 5. Someplace Else If Not America: Irish Women's Journey; 6. It's Good for the Important Things: To Leave Russia as a Jew; 7. I Was Afraid But More I Was Hungry: Brooklyn's West Indians; 8. I Didn't Choose America, I Chose New York: Varying Italian Perspectives; 9. Separate But Friends: Chinatown's New Chinese.
10. Their Children's Country: Modern Greek Odyssey11. Dr. Martinez's Daughter: A Honduran in Manhattan; Epilogue; Appendices; Bibliography.
Summary These are powerful and stirring tales about ordinary people who are surmounting extraordinary obstacles to gain access to a better life, to liberty, and to the pursuit of happiness.
Other Author Caroli, Betty Boyd.
Other Title 9780195030006