Whether you are an immigrant yourself or not, chances are you know an immigrant in the United States. Because immigration is such a prevalent topic currently, it is important to stay informed. While it is good to follow the news and even perhaps watch a movie or two about the topic, do not forget about immigration in books. As providers of nationwide immigration bonds and bond insurance services, we work with people of varying immigration statuses on a regular basis and have compiled our list of the best books about immigration.
The border wall has been a major topic of debate since President Trump’s initial campaign promises in 2016, and now the President is working to see these promises through by obtaining funding for a border wall to be installed along the US and Mexico border.
Pew Research Center reports that the foreign-born population of the country has reached 43.7 million in 2016.1 The number of US immigrants has tripled since 1970, with immigrants accounting for 13% of the US population.
After what seemed like one of the worst immigration-related decision of the Trump administration so far, separating families of illegals at the border, President Trump has relented and signed an order to reunite families at the border that were separated. [Read more…]
Netflix’s latest strange travel show, Dark Tourist, takes us on a simulated border crossing – allowing participants to experience an illegal border crossing. The result is something terrifying, harrowing, and eye opening. [Read more…]