Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 January 2021

280 Pages | 20 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190085957

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Forever Prisoners

How the United States Made the World's Largest Immigrant Detention System

Elliott Young

  • Provides a broad historical frame for immigrant incarceration with individual lives and circumstances highlighted
  • Shows that the rate of immigrant incarceration in the early 20th century is similar to today
  • Reveals the many locations in which immigrants have been locked up, including immigrant detention centers, insane asylums, INS enemy camps, and prisons