Sunday, September 7, 2008

Thu 9/11, NYC: "Illegal People" with David Bacon

Thursday, 11 September 2008 - 6:00pm
Place: Global Information Network
146 W. 29th St. Suite 7E (between 6th and 7th Aves)
New York, NY

Join NACLA and renowned author David Bacon, along with Jane Guskin, co-author of The Politics of Immigration: Questions and Answers, and a representative from Families for Freedom, for a discussion of David's latest book:

Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants
(Beacon, $25.95, 272p, ISBN 978-0-8070-4226-7)

A veteran photojournalist explores the human side of globalization and argues for new ways to think about and legislate around immigration.

Through interviews and on-the-spot reporting from both impoverished communities abroad and American immigrant workplaces and neighborhoods, Bacon shows how the United States' trade and economic policy abroad, in seeking to create a favorable investment climate for large corporations, creates conditions to displace communities and set migration into motion. Trade policy and immigration are intimately linked, Bacon argues, and are, in fact, elements of a single economic system.

To get to Global Information Network:
B/D/F/V/Q/N to Herald Square; R/W to 28th St; 1/2/3 to Penn Station; 1 to 28th St.

This event is free; copies of the book will be available or sale.
For more information, visit or contact:
Christy Thornton, Director and Publisher
North American Congress on Latin America
NACLA Report on the Americas
38 Greene St. 4th Floor , New York, NY 10013
t: 646.613.1440 f: 646.613.1443

For the full schedule of David's tour, go to:

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