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

'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.

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