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No One Is Illegal (Updated Edition): Fighting Racism and State Violence on the U.S.-Mexico Border

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by Justin Akers Chacón and Mike Davis

Haymarket Books

5/5/2018, paperback

SKU: 9781608468492

 

No One Is Illegal debunks the leading ideas behind the often violent right-wing backlash against immigrants.

Countering the chorus of anti-immigrant voices, Mike Davis and Justin Akers Chacón expose the racism of anti-immigration vigilantes and put a human face on the immigrants who risk their lives to cross the border to work in the United States.

Davis and Akers Chacón challenge the racist politics of vigilante groups like the Minutemen, and argue for a pro-immigrant and pro-worker agenda that recognizes the urgent need for international solidarity and cross-border alliances in building a renewed labor movement.

This second edition has a new introduction to frame the analysis of the struggle for immigrant rights and the roots of the backlash.

About the Authors:

Justin Akers Chacón is the author of the forthcoming Radicals in the Barrio: Magonistas, Socialists, Wobblies, and Communists in the Mexican American Working Class.

Mike Davis is the author many books, including The Ecology of Fear and Planet of Slums