Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item is temporarily out of stock, but may be ordered now for delivery when back in stock.

Notify Me When In Stock

Published: 01 April 2021

280 Pages | 20 halftones


ISBN: 9780190085957

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AE)

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.