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Underground America tells the stories of men and women who have come to the United States seeking a better life for their families, only to be subjected to dehumanizing working conditions. Supporting myriad industries, these workers form an essential part of our economy — often by working the least desirable jobs without the most basic legal protections. Underground America allows this largely ignored part of our country to finally share its experiences.

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ISBN:
9781934781166
Author:
Orner, Peter
Publisher:
McSweeney's Books
Foreword:
Alberto, Luis
Foreword:
Urrea, Luis Alberto
Editor:
Holmes, Annie
Editor:
Menon, Jaykumar
Author:
Urrea, Luis Alberto
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Immigrants
Subject:
Illegal aliens
Subject:
Immigrants -- United States.
Subject:
Illegal aliens -- United States.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Immigration
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Series:
Voice of Witness
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 15 oz

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Underground America tells the stories of men and women who have come to the United States seeking a better life for their families, only to be subjected to dehumanizing working conditions. Supporting myriad industries, these workers form an essential part of our economy — often by working the least desirable jobs without the most basic legal protections. Underground America allows this largely ignored part of our country to finally share its experiences.
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