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General Immigration Bibliography

Ronald Bayor, ed., The Oxford Handbook of American Immigration and Ethnicity

(Oxford University Press, 2016)

Richard Bellamy, Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction

(Oxford University Press, 2013)

Deborah Cohen, Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

University of North Carolina Press, 2011)

Roger Daniels, Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American life

(Harper Perennial, 2002)

David A. Gerber, American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction

(Oxford University Press, 2011)

Cindy Hahamovitch, No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

(Princeton University Press, 2011)

Kelly Lytle Hernández, Migra!: A History of the U.S. Border Patrol

(University of California Press, 2010)

Madeline Y. Hsu, Asian American History: A Very Short Introduction

(Oxford University Press, 2016)

Matthew Frye Jacobson, Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race

(MA: Harvard University Press, 1998)

Kevin Kenny, Diaspora: A Very Short Introduction

(Oxford University Press, 2013)

Khalid Koser, International Migration: A Very Short Introduction

(Oxford University Press, 2007)

Maddalena Marinari, Madeline Y. Hsu, Maria Cristina Garcia, ed., A Nation of Immigrants Reconsidered: U.S. Society in an Age of Restriction, 1924-1965

(University of Illinois Press, 2019)

Mae Ngai, Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America

(Princeton University Press, 2004)

Kunal Parker, Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America, 1600-2000

(Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Lara Putnam, Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

(University of North Carolina Press, 2013)

Daniel Tichenor, Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America

(Princeton University Press, 2002)

Jia Lynn Yang, One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965

(WW Norton, 2020)

Aristide Zolberg, A Nation by Design: Immigration Policy in the Fashioning of America

(Harvard University Press, 2008)