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Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay examines the devolution of immigrant detention and deportation efforts domestically and internationally. It addresses the outsourcing of detention operations to surrogate jailers and the use of strategic global locations to detain migrants and would-be migrants. These efforts are...
Published: 25 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391340-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
... Galina Cornelisse k chapter 2 Immigration Detention and the Territoriality of Universal Rights Deportation and detention are often merely regarded as simple instances of immigration law enforcement. In official political discourse...
Published: 05 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390442-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9044-2
... heightened regulation of homosexuality. —Nan Hunter, ‘‘Sexual Orientation and the Paradox of Heightened Scrutiny’’ intimate control, infinite detention: rereading the lawrence case On June 26, 2003, consensual adult sodomy was decriminalized in the United States. While the ruling was...
Published: 25 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391340-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
...Part Three  k  Spaces of Deportability Rutvica Andrijasevic k chapter 4 From Exception to Excess Detention and Deportations across the Mediterranean Space It is the last day of August 2005 on Lampedusa, a small Italian island...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373445-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7344-5
... INS. Generally, INS raids, arrests, and detentions are characterized by abuse, phys- ical violence, and humiliation. These are all the things that immigrant women have to face and are terrorized by almost every day. Even if they are not personally victimized by INS raids, thousands and...
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By Erica Rand
Published: 17 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387428-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8742-8
... SIX immigrant peddlers In late October 2000 I was flying back to Maine from a two-week trip to San Francisco to study the immigration station at Angel Island. In a bag I carried a souvenir that I had purchased at a store called Alamo Flags...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay examines the devolution of immigrant detention and deportation efforts domestically and internationally. It addresses the outsourcing of detention operations to surrogate jailers and the use of strategic global locations to detain migrants and would-be migrants. These efforts are...
Published: 17 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387428-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8742-8
... EIGHT ‘‘decide an immigrant’s fate’’ During most of my research at Ellis Island I used my observations of and discussions with other visitors primarily to get a sense of how much my own interests and interpretations matched those of others at the...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374176-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
... This chapter focuses on the realities created by the securitization of U.S. immigration law. Deported 1.5-generation Salvadorans have found themselves essentially exiled from the homes and families that they knew in the United States. In El Salvador, they encounter a somewhat alien country where...
Published: 11 June 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382355-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8235-5
... Barbara Harlow Sites of Struggle: Immigration, Deportation, Prison, and Exile I In her 1977 essay, "The Chicana Labor Force," Rosaura Sanchez pre• sents an analysis of the recent history of Mexican-American working women and examines the consequences of such an...
Published: 07 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394952-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9495-2
... Customs Enforcement (ice). ice whisked Mercedes off to an immigrant detention center seventy-five miles away. They weren’t gentle, and being manhandled was frightening enough. But most terrifyingly, they took Stephanie away. They told Mer- 270 epilogue cedes she would not see...
Published: 25 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391340-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
... by which undocumented immigrants, to- gether with “legal” residents, could be detained and deported (Dow 2004, 173; Cole 2003). These laws enabled larger numbers of detentions by re- defining the category of “aggravated felon” to include conviction for bat- tery, shoplifting, and drunk driving...
Published: 25 March 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
... satire comes from the website deportation- class.com.1 Anti-deportation activism has for some time been one of the more prominent and visible aspects of political campaigns against exclu- sion and restrictionist immigration policies in western Europe. Among the most notable of these have been...
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By Mary L. Dudziak
Published: 07 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384939-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8493-9
..., Jose, 21 69,176–77(see also usa Patriot Act); and Butler, Judith, 156 immigration proceedings/law, 165–66, Byrd, James, 154 167, 168; and military detention, 164–65, Byrd, Robert, 22 166, 169...
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By Ali Behdad
Published: 27 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387039-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8703-9
.... . Immigration Detention Officer Handbook. Washington: Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1987. . Meeting the Challenge through Innovation. Washington: Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1996. Vance, William. ‘‘What They’re Saying about Whitman Raritan 16 (1997): 127–51. Volney...
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By Junaid Rana
Published: 11 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393665-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9366-5
... (most of whom were immigrants) at the beginning of the twentieth century, the internment of Japa- nese immigrants and Americans during the Second World War, and the in- famous red scare led by Senator Joseph McCarthy (Cole 2003, 7–8). The specific use of detention and deportation in U.S...
Published: 25 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391340-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
..., the threat of deportation, along with policies of surveillance and detention, has served as a device for repression and for intimidating critics of state policies. After the events of September 11, the actual as well as threatened deportation of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian immigrants has...
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By Estelle T. Lau
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388319-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8831-9
... stereotypes, 44–46, 95–102, tematization of, 77–94, 103–13, 141– 170n22, 173n76 60; current practices in, 149; detention Arab immigrant exclusion, 6 facilities, 110–13; expulsions and Asian American Movement, 119–20, deportations, 135–40, 158; fraudulent 175n9 activities in, 34–36, 169n6...
Published: 10 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392385-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9238-5
... American communities with feelings of fear, anxiety, disillusionment, be- trayal, and loss, as people struggled with the emotional and social impact of racial profiling, surveillance, detentions, and deportations. The South Asian immigrant community, like other migrant groups, had already ex...
Published: 05 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386902-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8690-2
... en- acted legislation allowing for the detention of aliens certified as terrorists, and significantly expanding the definition of terrorism for immigration purposes.≥ Thousands of others have been subjected to special registra- tion requirements imposed only on young male aliens of...