Citizen Illegal.

Author:Sutherland, Matt
Position:Brief article - Book review

JosA[c] Olivarez; CITIZEN ILLEGAL; Haymarket Books (Nonfiction: Poetry) 16.00 ISBN: 9781608469543

Byline: Matt Sutherland

Our president would like us to believe Mexicans are rapists, Libyans are terrorists, and a wall on the southern border will solve all our problems. His goal is to dehumanize brown- and black-skinned people, and his millions of supporters are only too happy to follow along. This is why poets like JosA[c] Olivarez, a son of Mexican immigrants, are vital to keeping this nation from tearing apart -- if only we could get Citizen Illegal, his debut...

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