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Here are some recommended readings for learning about our community!

  • Abrego, L. J., & Gonzales, R.G. (2010). Blocked Paths, Uncertain Futures: The Postsecondary Education and Labor Market Prospects of Undocumented Latino Youth. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk (JESPAR), 1532-7671, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp. 144-157
  • Abrego, Leisy Janet. "I Can't Go to College Because I Don't Have Papers": Incorporation Patterns of Latino Undocumented Youth, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp. 212-231(20), 2006.
  • Abrego, Liesy. Legitimacy, Social Identity, and the Mobilization of Law: The Effects of Assembly Bill 540 on Undocumented Students in California, 33 Law & Soc. Inquiry 709, 2008.
  • Alfred, Janice. Denial of the American Dream: The Plight of Undocumented High School Students Within the U.S. Educational System, 19 N.Y.L. SCH. J. HUM. RTS. 615, 638 (2003).
  • Bacon, David. Communities without Borders: Images and Voices from the World of Migration. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006. Print.
  • Bacon, David. Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants. Boston: Beacon, 2008. Print.
  • Buff, Rachel. Immigrant Rights in the Shadows of Citizenship. New York: New York UP, 2008. Print.
  • Chavez, Leo R. Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College, 1998. Print.
  • Chin, Aimee. Does reducing college costs improve educational outcomes for undocumented immigrants?. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2010. Print
  • Chin, Jean Lau. Diversity in Mind and in Action. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2009. Print.
  • Drachman, Edward. Access to Higher Education for Undocumented Students. Peace Review, Volume 18, Number 1, pp. 81-100, January 2006.
  • Flanagan, C., & Levine, P. Civic Engagement and the Transition to Adulthood
  • The Future of Children, Volume 20, Number 1, pp. 159-179, 2010.
  • Flores, Stella M.; Horn, Catherine L. College Persistence among Undocumented Students at a Selective Public University: A Quantitative Case Study Analysis. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory and Practice, Volume 11, Number 1 pp. 57-76, 2009-2010.
  • Frum, L. Jennifer. "Post Secondary Educational Access for Undocumented Students:Opportunities and Constraints." American Academic: The Uneven Road to College Opportunity: Who gets left behind?. Ed. Paul Jude Beauvais. Washington, D.C: AFT, 2007. 81-107.
  • Garcia, L. (2013). Undocumented and Unwanted: Attending College against the Odds.New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing.
  • Gonzales, R. (2006). Born in the Shadows: How the Sons and Daughters of Unauthorized Migrants Make Ends Meet. Paper presented at the Conference of Ford Fellows, October 20, in Washington, DC.
  • Komaie, G., & Rumbaut R.G. (2010). Immigration and Adult Transitions
  • The Future of Children, Volume 20, Number 1, pp. 43-66.
  • Lopez, J. (2006). We asked for workers and they sent us people: College-ready undocumented students and their teacher allies in North Carolina. Paper presented at the Annual Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference, Anaheim, CA.
  • Lopez, Janet K. Undocumented Students and the Policies of Wasted Potential. El Paso [Tex.: LFB Scholarly Pub., 2010. Print.
  • López, María Pabón., and Gerardo R. López. Persistent Inequality: Contemporary Realities in the Education of Undocumented Latina/o Students. New York: Routledge, 2010. Print.
  • Madera, Gabriela. Underground Undergrads: UCLA Undocumented Immigrant Students Speak out. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education, 2008. Print.
  • Martínez, Isabel (2009). What's Age Gotta Do With It?: Understanding the Age-Identities and School-Going Practices of Mexican Immigrant Youth in New York City. The High School Journal - Volume 92, Number 4, pp. 34-48.
  • Noll, James Wm. Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Educational Issues. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. Print.
  • Oers, B. Van. The Transformation of Learning: Advances in Cultural-historical Activity Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008. Print.
  • Perez, William. We Are Americans: Undocumented Students Pursuing the American Dream. Sterling, Va.: Stylus, 2009. Print.
  • Rincon, Alejandra. Undocumented Immigrants and Higher Education: Si Se Puede! El Paso: LFB Scholarly LLC, 2010. Print.
  • Romero, Victor C. Alienated: Immigrant Rights, the Constitution, and Equality in America. New York: New York UP, 2005. Print.
  • Suárez-Orozco, C., & Suárez-Orozco, M. (2009). Educating Latino Immigrant Students in the Twenty-First Century: Principles for the Obama Administration. Harvard Educational Review, Volume 79, Number 2, pp. 327-340, Summer 2009.
  • Valencia, Richard R. Chicano Students and the Courts the Mexican American Legal Struggle for Educational Equality. New York: New York UP, 2008. Print.