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Detained and deported : stories of immigrant families under fire
Regan, Margaret, 1952-
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Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, [2015]

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xxiv, 247 pages ; 22 cm
"The United States is detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants at a rate never before seen in American history. Hundreds of thousands languish in immigration detention centers, separated from their families, sometimes for years. Deportees are dropped off unceremoniously in sometimes dangerous Mexican border towns, or flown back to crime-ridden Central American nations. Many of the deported have lived in the United States for years, and have U.S. citizen children; despite the legal consequences, many cross the border again. Using volatile Arizona as a case study of the system, Margaret Regan conjures up the harshness of the detention centers hidden away the countryside and travels to Mexico and Guatemala to report on the fate of deportees stranded far from their families in the United States"--
Detention : Yolanda in limbo ; Suicide ; Purgatorio Arpaio ; A tale of two towns ; Greyhound -- Deportation : Woman without a country ; In the city of the deported ; Albergue evening -- Resistance : Showdown on Tenth Avenue ; Streamline ; Dreaming.
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