Unitarian Universalists are encouraged to educate themselves about the issue of immigration and build understanding of the current immigrant experience in the United States. These books are recommended by the Beacon Press, an independent publisher of the Unitarian Universalist Association.
The 2010-2011 UUA Common Read
The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona Borderlands “helps explain, on a human level, the ebb and flow of human labor across political boundaries” (Ted Robbins, Southwest Correspondent, NPR).
Read the prologue.
Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants “documents how undocumented workers have become the world’s most exploited workforce…In this richly reported book, David Bacon makes a powerful case for the centrality of ‘illegals’—of all nationalities—in the global struggle for economic justice” (Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed:On (Not) Getting By in America).