The Right to Stay Home: Ending Forced Migration and the Criminalization of Immigrants

The Right to Stay Home: Ending Forced Migration and the Criminalization of Immigrants By David Bacon, The Right to Stay Home Ending Forced Migration and the Criminalization of Immigrants None
  • Title: The Right to Stay Home: Ending Forced Migration and the Criminalization of Immigrants
  • Author: David Bacon
  • ISBN: 9780807001615
  • Page: 402
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Right to Stay Home: Ending Forced Migration and the Criminalization of Immigrants By David Bacon, None
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    About "David Bacon"

    1. David Bacon

      David Bacon is a writer and photojournalist based in Oakland and Berkeley, California He is an associate editor at Pacific News Service, and writes for TruthOut, The Nation, The American Prospect, The Progressive, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among other publications He has been a reporter and documentary photographer for 18 years, shooting for many national publications He has exhibited his work nationally, and in Mexico, the UK and Germany Bacon covers issues of labor, immigration and international politics He travels frequently to Mexico, the Philippines, Europe and Iraq He hosts a half hour weekly radio show on labor, immigration and the global economy on KPFA FM, and is a frequent guest on KQED TV s This Week in Northern California For twenty years, Bacon was a labor organizer for unions in which immigrant workers made up a large percentage of the membership Those include the United Farm Workers, the United Electrical Workers, the International Ladies Garment Workers, the Molders Union and others Those experiences gave him a unique insight into changing conditions in the workforce, the impact of the global economy and migration, and how these factors influence the struggle for workers rights Bacon was chair of the board of the Northern California Coalition for Immigrant Rights, and helped organize the Labor Immigrant Organizers Network and the Santa Clara Center for Occupational Safety and Health He served on the board of the Media Alliance and belongs to the Northern California Media Workers Guild His book, The Children of NAFTA, was published by the University of California Press in March, 2004, and a photodocumentary project sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, Communities Without Borders, was published by the ILR Cornell University Press in October 2006 In his latest project, Living Under the Trees, sponsored by the California Council for the Humanities and California Rural Legal Assistance, Bacon is photographing and interviewing indigenous Mexican migrants working in California s fields He is currently also documenting popular resistance to war and attacks on immigrant labor and civil rights He has received numerous awards for both his writing and photography.

    660 thoughts on “The Right to Stay Home: Ending Forced Migration and the Criminalization of Immigrants”

    1. Illegals need to go back to where they came from Migrants steal our jobs Illegals need to be deported Ever hear those sayings I have And, sometimes, depending upon the news article I have read, I have felt that way Reading The Right To Stay Home opened my eyes to the REAL problem as to why Mexicans migrate illegally to the United States In all honesty, most seem to WANT TO STAY home Imagine that Wouldn t you But they can t get ahead, nor can they survive working in Mexico So, they move to the US [...]


    2. An important book for those seeking to understand U.S immigration policies, and for those seeking compassionate policies to know better just what they contend with.


    3. The criticism of NAFTA is certainly accurate but the reading is a monotonous collection of essays with a morass of organizations, acronyms, and groups.



    4. I won a free copy from the First Reads Giveaway Program and think that it interesting I would recommend it to everyone.


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