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Published: 15 November 2016

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Crucible of Struggle

A History of Mexican Americans from Colonial Times to the Present Era

Second Edition

Zaragosa Vargas

The second edition of Crucible of Struggle: A History of Mexican Americans from the Colonial Period to
the Present Era
includes a new final chapter that examines such issues as increased anti-immigrant
activity after 2006, the crucial role of Latinos in the election of Barack Obama, increased border
enforcement and deportation in the wake of the U.S. Senate's failure to pass amnesty legislation,
Latinos and private detention centers, the role of individual states in immigration reform, the surge
of unaccompanied children from Central America, and more.

New to this Edition:

  • A new final Chapter 12: Latinos and the Challenges of the 21st Century that covers such issues as:
  • increased anti-immigrant activity after 2006
  • the crucial role of Latinos in the election of Barack Obama
  • increased border enforcement and deportation in the wake of the U.S. Senate's failure to pass amnesty legislation
  • Latinos and private detention centers
  • the role of individual states in immigration reform
  • the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America
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