Book Announcement

Dr. Alvaro Huerta is the author of the recently published book, Reframing the Latino Immigration Debate: Towards a Humanistic Paradigm (San Diego State University Press, 2013). Foreword by Dr. Juan Gómez-Quiñones, UCLA Professor of History, and photos by Antonio Turok, internationally acclaimed photographer. 

Publisher's Description

Brash, intelligent, and possessed of a searing rhetorical passion, Alvaro Huerta's Reframing the Latino Immigration Debate asks readers to reassess critical political and cultural issues unfolding along the U.S./Mexico border. Paired in this volume with the striking photography of Antonio Turok, Huerta's words move readers "towards a humanistic paradigm" in a work that emerges as must-reading for students, scholars, and policy-makers alike.


Dedications / In Memoriam

Foreword by Dr. Juan Gómez-Quiñones, UCLA History Department

Introduction by Author, Dr. Alvaro Huerta, UCLA Visiting Scholar

We Need Humane Immigration Reform 

Amnesty for Immigrants (co-written with Antonia Montes)

Latino Immigrants and the 2012 Elections

I Ain’t No Anchor Baby

The Privileged Need to Show Consideration for the Poor

Romney’s Anti-immigration Will Haunt Him in 2012 Presidential Election

Alabama’s Racist New Immigration Law: From Jim Crow to Juan Crow

Republicans Need to Stop Blaming Immigrants

Real Immigration Reform Needed, Not Just Words

Defeat of Dream Act Will Haunt Republicans

From Teen Day Laborer to Urban Planning Scholar

Respect for the People Who Grow Your Garden

The Curious Case of Latino Republicans 

Forty Years Later, Grape Boycott Still Huge Accomplishment

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Fears and Loathes Brown People

Similarities Between Arizona Bill and BP Oil Spill

Enough with Draconian Anti-Immigrant Laws!

Immigration Bill as Little to Comprehensive Reform

A Green Immigration: Appreciating Paid Mexican Gardeners

CNN Must Drop Host Lou Dobbs for Anti-immigrant Hysteria

My Mexican Immigrant Parents Died Due to Lack of Health Care

Speaking Out for Immigrants

Immigration: the Elephant in the Room

Migrating to El Norte

Striking Out in Phoenix: MLB’s Lack of Respect for Latinos

Seeing How the Other Half Lives: the Working Poor and Immigrants

Brick by Brick: Ode to My Mexican Mother

Biographies: Dr. Alvaro Huerta & Antonio Turok