Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants

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Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants

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Description

Every year, the United States imprisons almost half a million people because of immigration law violations. In Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants, García Hernández explains that we haven’t always done things this way and argues that we shouldn’t.

This event is sponsored by the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues and co-sponsored by the departments of Latin America, Latino and Caribbean Studies; Spanish & Portuguese; sociology; and the Program in Policy Studies.

Publication Date

9-24-2020

Keywords

immigrants, immigration, prison

Disciplines

Immigration Law | Latin American Studies | Latina/o Studies

Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants
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