Book pick: 'Killing the American Dream' by Pilar Marrero

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'Killing the American Dream' by Pilar Marrero
Book cover courtesy of publisher

Kerri's book Pick of the Week is Pilar Marrero's 'Killing the American Dream: How Anti-Immigration Extremists are Destroying the Nation.'

From Publishers Weekly:

America's treatment of the issue of illegal immigration is profoundly dysfunctional, argues Marrero. A journalist for the Spanish-language newspaper La Opinion, she examines the plight of undocumented workers looking to make a life for themselves in an increasingly nativist political culture... Marrero makes a convincing case that America's success in the 21st century depends on abandoning political posturing in favor of coherent national policy.