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Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Carl Lindskoog

Abstract

In Detain and Punish, Carl Lindskoog provides the first in-depth history of immigration detention in the United States. Employing extensive archival research to document the origins and development of immigration detention in the U.S. from 1973 to 2000, it reveals how the world’s largest detention system originated in the U.S. government’s campaign to exclude Haitians from American shores, and how resistance by Haitians and their allies constantly challenged the detention regime. From the Krome Avenue Detention Center in Miami, to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and to jails and prisons across the count ... More

Keywords: immigration, detention, Haitians, asylum seekers, race, prison, resistance, Guantanamo Bay, Krome Avenue Detention Center, mass incarceration, Cuba

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781683400400
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683400400.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carl Lindskoog, author
Raritan Valley Community College