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By Justin Akers Chacon,Mike Davis

“A infrequent blend of an writer, [Mike Davis is] Rachel Carson and Upton Sinclair all in one.”—Susan Faludi

“[Davis’ writing is] perceptive and rigorous.”—David Montgomery, The Nation

“[Davis’ paintings is] awesome, provocative, and exhaustively researched.”—The Village Voice

“[Davis’ paintings is] eloquent and passionate.”—Tariq Ali

No One Is Illegal debunks the best principles at the back of the usually violent right-wing backlash opposed to immigrants.

Countering the refrain of anti-immigrant voices, Mike Davis and Justin Akers Chacón divulge the racism of anti-immigration vigilantes and positioned a human face at the immigrants who hazard their lives to go the border to paintings within the United States.

Davis and Akers Chacón problem the racist politics of vigilante teams just like the Minutemen, and argue for a pro-immigrant and pro-worker time table that acknowledges the pressing desire for foreign harmony and cross-border alliances in construction a renewed exertions movement.

Writer, historian, and activist Mike Davis is the writer of many books, together with City of Quartz, The Ecology of Fear, The Monster at Our Door, and Planet of Slums. Davis teaches within the division of historical past on the college of California at Irvine, and lives in San Diego. Davis is the recipient of the 2001 Carey McWilliams Award and the area background organization ebook Award.

Justin Akers Chacón is professor of U.S. background and Chicano reports in San Diego, California. He has contributed to the International Socialist Review and the e-book Immigration: Opposing Viewpoints (Greenhaven Press).

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