Show Trials–A New Perspective on Immigration Reform

  • Named an Indie Awards National Finalist for 2012, Show Trials delivers a powerful contemporary narrative of the immigration system that forces readers to rethink and question some of their basic assumptions about modern immigration policy and immigration reform  As a narrative, nonfiction book for the general reader audience, Show Trials adds a significant new dimension to the questions surrounding immigration reform.  Reviewed favorably by scholars, Pulitzer Prize winners, and federal law magazines, the book delivers a framework and concrete set of reforms to improve the immigration system and secure meaningful immigration reform.

    NBC’s famed news anchor and reporter Colleen Williams interviewed Peter recently about the book and immigration issues, and you can see that interview here.  CBS’s Emmy winning journalist Catherina Anaya also interviewed Peter about the book and immigration reform.

    To learn more go to the book tab, read a sample, and read the reviews…and then read the book.  By purchasing a copy here, you also enable important charities to benefit!


    “A powerful critique of our failed immigration system. In beautiful prose and with moving stories, Peter Afrasiabi tells of the unfairness and inhumanity of immigration proceedings. His proposals for change provide a blueprint for essential reforms.”

    — Erwin Chemerinsky, nationally recognized as one of the “Top 20 legal thinkers in America,” famed United States Supreme Court Advocate, and Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law of the University of California, Irvine School of Law.

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