5 Books about Immigration and Labor to Add to Your Reading List This Labor Day

Labor Day, which became a holiday in 1894, celebrates the dignity of every worker and the legacy of the worker movement in the United States. But for many workers who help keep America running but do not have a pathway to legal immigration status, their labor often goes unrecognized, unappreciated, and undervalued.

In fact, just today Marielena Hincapié, Executive Director of the National Immigration Law Center, calls for a pathway to citizenship in part as a way to “recognize and honor the…