Library of Congress to Cancel the Subject Heading “Illegal Aliens”

Reversing the practice of more than twenty years, the Library of Congress, after lengthy consultation, has decided to discard the label “illegal alien” for headings of Library materials. Typical of the pressures influencing this change was the 2014 announcement of the Associated Press that its style sheet would no longer attribute illegality to an individual. […]

Publishers Weekly

Village of Immigrants: Latinos in an Emerging America Diana Gordon, author The town of Greenport, N.Y., serves as a case study for immigration in America in this well-crafted study. “I do not pretend to be objective about the contributions that Latino immigrants have made to the revitalization of Greenport,” the author—and Greenport resident—cautions in the […]

Easthampton Star

Light for the Shadows By Hazel Kahan February 25, 2016 Village of Immigrants: Latinos in an Emerging America Diana R. Gordon Rutgers University Press, $27.95 One-third of the full-time residents of Greenport are Latino, the first of many facts to surprise me in this lively and valuable contribution to understanding the Village of Greenport today. In her book […]