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Part 8: On Labor and Economics

Part Eight, “On Labor and Economics” provides readings and resources for understanding the economic and political foundations of cycles of migrant labor flows to the United States and immigration enforcement, and tools for exposing the costs of the immigration detention system.

Readings

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Reports

 Refugee,” by Angel Boligan

Refugee,” by Angel Boligan

 Farm workers sculpture, Anza-Borrego Desert. Photo Credit: Tina Shull

Farm workers sculpture, Anza-Borrego Desert. Photo Credit: Tina Shull

More Resources

Undocumented Immigrants’ State and Local Tax Contributions, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy

Texas Prison Bid’Ness: The Business of Detention, Grassroots Leadership and Justice Strategies:

  Weekly Chart : The Cost of U.S. Immigration Detention Centers

Weekly Chart: The Cost of U.S. Immigration Detention Centers