It's Too Big to Fit in a Stocking but it Makes a Perfect Christmas Gift
Just about a year ago, and thanks to your support, "Invisible Immigrants: Spaniards in the US (1868-1945)" went to the presses.
It has been an extraordinary year for us and... Read more
Less and Less Invisible/ Cada vez menos invisibles
Just a quick update on our/your "Invisible Immigrants" project.
On Saturday, October 10, our book was featured on prime-time Spanish television, in a report for TVE's "Informe Semanal."... Read more
La llegada/The arrival
¡Por fin, los libros destinados a EEUU han llegado! /Finally, the books that were coming to the US have arrived!
En España, Luis Argeo ya lleva varias semanas de ventaja,... Read more
Transatlantic Crossings: Invisible Immigrants, Heading Home
(en español abajo)
The books have left the printers. Half of the copies have been trucked to Asturias, where they are being distributed to backers living in Spain... Read more
Extra, Extra, Read All About it! Invisible Immigrants Hits the Press
[En español más abajo] Today, at 9:00 am local time, at a state-of-the-art printing press just outside of Madrid (Rivas Vaciamadrid), your book --"Invisible Immigrants: Spaniards in the United States,... Read more
Printing and Shipping Update
We hope you are all doing well.
Since the campaign closed, we've been working day and night to get "Invisible Immigrants" to the printers as soon as possible.... Read more
Exito rotundo/ Resounding Success
[scroll down for English] Se ha clausurado la campaña de crowdfunding. 360 personas han contribuido un total de $44,847.00. Unos 500 ejemplares del libro han sido reservados. Jamás nos... Read more
Our campaign was nearing its goal of $35K, with a week left to go. I had come out to California, to do some field work, and was driving from San... Read more
We normally post updates at the end of the day, but we couldn't wait to spread the great news: with 7 days left in the campaign, today we hit our... Read more
Un último empujón/ One Last Push
Thanks to your extraordinary support, we're inching closer to our goal, and closer to the ability to produce "Invisible Immigrants: Spaniards in the United States, 1868 - 1945."
With 10... Read more
Rounding the last turn, almost into the homestretch
We had just finished preparing this update for our blog
when this beautiful endorsement of our project arrived from the great Spanish chef and restaurateur, José Andrés.
We'll... Read more
Some exciting news to report today
*La Nueva España, one of the most important newspapers in Asturias, did a full-page feature on our "Invisible Immigrants" project.
*The wonderful... Read more
First Things First
Only one REALLY important thing has happened since our last update: one of us --Luis-- became a father. Congratulations to Paula and Luis, and best of luck to little Lucas! ... Read more
Past the Midpoint!
After a somewhat flat weekend, with the campaign more or less stalled for a couple of days at just under 50% of our target, things picked up a bit today,... Read more
Plácido Domingo Sings the Praises of "Invisible Immigrants"
We will publish this exciting news tomorrow, but we wanted our backers to see it first. Hopefully this wonderful endorsement will inject new energy into the campaign which seems to... Read more
Day Two: Crowdfunding Before There Was Crowdfunding
Whenever Spanish immigrants needed to undertake a project --whether it was to purchase a trophy for the upcoming soccer tournament, print a program for the summer picnic, send a sick... Read more
Summary of first day (23 hours)
Just a quick update.
We've raised just about 20% of our target during the first day of the kickstarter campaign, thanks to your extraordinary generosity.
The experts tell... Read more