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American Gulag : Inside U.s. Immigration Prisons

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Dow, Mark. (2004). American Gulag: Inside U.S. Immigration Prisons. Berkeley: University of California Press.
This book is contains information on how detainees are treated in prisons created by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Some of the prisoners did have felonious conviction and were to be deported. Nevertheless, many of the individuals interrogated were immigrants looking for refuge and were being held in prisons as if they were also offenders. The obnoxious management described in this source anticipates demonstrating how non-citizens have been assumed to be lawbreakers.
Grassroots leadership. (Aug., 10 2015): A list of resources, facts, and media coverage on family detention. The facts about family detention. Retrieved from http://grassrootsleadership.org/facts-about-family-detention. The writer of this article explains that grassroots leadership and others pressured the Obama administration to put a stop to the holding centers like T. Don Hutt which they did, but in 2014 it started detaining large numbers of immigrants and their families. This family detention is a place where whole families are kept in prison cell at the same place.
Lee, Matthew T. (2003). Crime on the Border: Immigration and Homicide in Urban Communities. New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing. This source is a demonstration of a study completed in three cities: San Diego, El Paso and Miami. It closely scrutinizes the connection
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