Edward Alden (CFR): Winning the Next Immigration Battle: Amnesty, Patrols, and the Future of U.S. Borders. George T. Diaz reviews Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy by Miguel Antonio Levario. Michael Dear on his book Why Walls Won’t Work: Repairing the US-Mexico Divide. Peter Skerry on splitting the difference on illegal immigration. Dominique Bregent-Heald reviews Migrants and Migration in Modern North America: Cross-Border Lives, Labor Markets, and Politics. Do illegal immigrants actually hurt the U.S. economy? There’s no such thing as an illegal immigrant: The US has a well-functioning system of guest workers, whether or not it’s enshrined in law. A SPLC report suggests a federal guestworker program encourages employers to exploit workers and violate human and civil rights. Gavin O'Toole reviews Borderline Slavery: Mexico, United States, and the Human Trade.

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