Download e-book for kindle: From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration by Patrisia Macías-Rojas

A thorough and beautiful exploration of the way mass incarceration and legislations and order rules of the prior 40 years have remodeled immigration and border enforcement

Criminal prosecutions for immigration offenses have greater than doubled over the past 20 years, as nationwide debates approximately immigration and legal justice reforms turned headline issues. What lies at the back of this remarkable elevate?

 From Deportation to Prison unpacks how the incarceration of over million humans within the usa gave impetus to a federal immigration initiative—The felony Alien application (CAP)—designed to purge non-citizens from dangerously overcrowded jails and prisons. Drawing on over a decade of ethnographic and archival learn, the findings during this e-book demonstrate how the felony Alien software quietly trigger a punitive flip in immigration enforcement that has essentially altered detention, deportation, and felony prosecutions for immigration offenses.

Patrisia Macías-Rojas offers a “street-level” standpoint on how this new regime has severe lived implications for the daily activities of Border Patrol brokers, neighborhood legislation enforcement, civil and human rights advocates, and for migrants and citizens of predominantly Latina/o border communities.

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