Books:Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration
(University of New Mexico Press, 2007), True Tales from Another Mexico: the Lynch Mob, the Popsicle King, Chalino and the Bronx
(University of New Mexico Press, 2001)
Anthologies:Hurricanes and Carnivals: Essays by Chicanos, Pochos, Pachucos, Mexicanos and Expatriates
(University of Arizona Press, 2007), Puro Border: Dispatches, Snapshots and Graffiti from La Frontera
(Cinco Puntos Press, 2002)
--Maria Moors Cabot Prize (for career of excellence covering Latin America), 2008, from Columbia University
--Alicia Patterson Fellowship, 1998, for a series of stories about impunity in Mexican villages.