A multidisciplinary group of scholars examines how the actions of the United States as a global leader are worsening pressures on people worldwide to migrate, while simultaneously degrading migrant rights. Uniting such diverse issues as market reform, drug policy, and terrorism under a common framework of human rights, the book constitutes a call for a new vision on immigration.

This companion Website provides learning tools and resources for students and teachers to use with the book. Using the top navigation bar, you will find summaries, critical thinking questions and Web links for each of the book's 15 chapters as well as selected links to migration-related intergovernmental and non-governmental organization Websites, relevant international treaties, and lists of recommended supplemental documentary films and print and WWW readings in migration studies.

The full text of the book is available in print from the University of California Press or as a free of charge Web download. Before accessing the text as a first-time user, you will be asked to create a free user account and respond to an activation confirmation email.

In the design and construction of this Website, the assistance of the University of Connecticut Web Development Lab is gratefully acknowledged, as is the provision of funding for Website development by the UConn Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Human Rights Institute.

Date of Print
November 15, 2009
University of California Press, First Edition