Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire

Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire

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Overview

In her follow-up to The Death of Josseline, journalist Margaret Regan tells the poignant stories of undocumented immigrants who are suddenly torn from their families and sent to detention centers or deported over the border, after living in the United States for decades. Drawing on years of reporting in the Arizona-Mexico borderlands, Regan demonstrates the ways that draconian detention and deportation policies have broadened police powers, while enriching a private prison industry whose profits are derived from human suffering. She also documents the rise of resistance, profiling activists and young immigrant Dreamers who are fighting for the rights of the undocumented. Compelling and heart-wrenching, Detained and Deported offers a rare glimpse into the lives of the men, women, and children ensnared in America's immigration dragnet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781974907236
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 07/31/2018
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 5.04(h) x 1.13(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Margaret Regan is the author of the award-winning book The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona Borderlands (Beacon Press), a 2010 Southwest Book of the Year and a Common Read for the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations. An editor and writer at the Tucson Weekly, Regan has won many regional and national prizes for her immigration reporting, including the 2013 Al Filipov Peace and Justice Award. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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Table of Contents

Prologue 
Introduction 

Part One: Detention
Chapter One Yolanda in Limbo 
Chapter Two Suicide
Chapter Three Purgatorio Arpaio 
Chapter Four A Tale of Two Towns 
Chapter Five Greyhound 

Part Two: Deportation
Chapter Six Woman Without a Country 
Chapter Seven In the City of the Deported 
Chapter Eight Albergue Evening 

Part Three: Resistance
Chapter Nine Showdown on Tenth Avenue 
Chapter Ten Streamline 
Chapter Eleven Dreaming 

Epilogue 
Acknowledgments 
Notes

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