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Jack Swyteck novels volume 15
Julia Rodriguez and her teenage daughter Beatriz escaped bloodthirsty gangs, random violence, and Julia's abusive husband back in El Salvador. Arriving in Miami, mother and daughter struggled to carve their own piece of the American dream. While life in the States is hard, it is safer, until Julia's rejects her boss's unwanted sexual advances. Suddenly--thanks to an "anonymous" tip to U. S. immigration authorities--she is arrested, locked in detention...
2) Refugee boy
IL: MG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 10
Fourteen-year-old Alem Kelo adjusts to life as a foster child seeking asylum in London, while his Eritrean mother and Ethiopian father work for peace between their homelands in Africa.
3) Saint Judy
The true story of immigration attorney Judy Wood as she represents and fights for Asefa Ashwari, an Afghan woman who was forced to flee her home country after being persecuted by the Taliban for opening a school for girls. Despite setbacks and losses, their efforts culminate in arguments before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, as they seek to save not only Asefa's life, but countless others across the world.
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