Sunday, July 22, 2018

From the Bookshelves: Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions by Valeria Luiselli

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Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions by Valeria Luiselli

A damning confrontation between the American dream and the reality of undocumented children seeking a new life in the US.  Cristina Arreola in Bustle reviews the book as follows:

"In this 100-page indictment of the U.S. immigration system, Valeria Luiselli writes about time spent volunteering as a translator for unaccompanied migrant children from Central America seeking legal representation in the United States. The stories she recounts of the children who journeyed through countries and deserts alone in the hopes of being granted asylum status in the United States will break your heart and move you to action. This essay is a call-to-action that every American needs to read."

The review also suggests two other immigration books:  

 In The Country We Love' by Diane Guerrero

The Line Becomes A River by Francisco Cantú

KJ

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2018/07/from-the-bookshelves-tell-me-how-it-ends-an-essay-in-40-questions-by-valeria-luiselli.html

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