Part 12: On Deportation
Part Twelve, “On Deportation,” provides readings, reports, and multimedia resources for understanding the history, experiences, and impacts of deportation, as well as deportation stories projects.
Boehm, Deborah. Returned: Going and Coming in an Age of Deportation. University of California Press, 2016.
Brotherton, David C. and Luis Barrios. Banished to the Homeland: Dominican Deportees and Their Stories of Exile. Columbia University Press, 2011.
Caldwell, Beth, “Deported by Marriage: Americans Forced to Choose Between Love and Country,” Brooklyn Law Review 82:1 (2016).
Corrunker, Laura. "Coming Out of the Shadows": DREAM Act Activism in the Context of Global Anti-Deportation Activism." Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 19, no. 1 (2012): 143-168.
De Genova, Nicolas and Nathalie Peutz, eds. The Deportation Regime: Sovereignty, Space, and the Freedom of Movement. Duke University Press, 2010.
Dingeman-Cerda, Katie. The Deportation Machine: Deportation and Return in the US-El Salvador Transnation. Forthcoming January 2018.
Dingeman-Cerda, Katie and Elizabeth G. Kennedy, “Welcome Home? Deportation to El Salvador,” Border Criminologies, 2015.
Golash-Boza, Tanya. Deported: Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor, and Global Capitalism. New York University Press, 2015; Due Process Denied: Detentions and Deportations in the United States. Routledge, 2012; “The Immigration Industrial Complex: Why We Enforce Immigration Policies Destined to Fail.” Sociology Compass 3 (2009): 1–15.
Goodman, Adam. “The Long History of Self-Deporation,” NACLA Report on the Americas 49 (2017).
Hahamovitch, Cindy. No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor. Princeton University Press, 2011.
Hernandez, Kelly Lytle, “The Crimes and Consequences of Illegal Immigration: A Cross-Border Examination of Operation Wetback, 1943–1954,” Western Historical Quarterly (Winter 2006): 421–444.
Hester, Torrie, “Protection, not Punishment”: Legislative and Judicial Formation of U.S. Deportation Policy, 1882–1904” The Journal of American Ethnic History, 30 (2010): 11–36.
Hing, Bill Ong. Deporting Our Souls: Values, Morality and Immigration Policy. Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Kanstroom, Daniel. Deportation Nation: Outsiders in American History. Harvard University Press, 2007; Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora. Oxford University Press, 2012.
Maginot, Kelly Birch, “From One Police State to Another: Stories of Deportation from the United States to El Salvador.” Border Criminologies, Oxford University, May 2015.
Moloney, Deirdre M. National Insecurities: Immigrants and U.S. Deportation Policy since 1882. University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
Sánchez, George, “Where is Home? The Dilemma of Repatriation,” in Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900–1945. Oxford University Press, 1993.
Schrecker, Ellen, “Immigration and Internal Security: Political deportations during the McCarthy Era,” Science and Society, 60 (1996): 393–426.
Wong, Tom K. Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control. Stanford University Press, 2015.
Zilberg, Elena. Space of Detention: The Making of a Transnational Gang Crisis between Los Angeles and San Salvador. Duke University Press, 2011.
A Price too High: US Families Torn Apart by Deportations for Drug Offenses, Human Rights Watch, June 2015.
Forced Apart: Families Separated and Immigrants Harmed by United States Deportation Policy, Human Rights Watch, July 2007.
In the News
“When Deportation is a Death Sentence,” The New Yorker, January 2018.
Wessler, Seth Freed, “Days of Deportation: 60 scenes of immigration enforcement in the days of Trump,” Slate, June 2016.
“The Road, or Flight, from Detention to Deportation,” New York Times, February 2017.
Lee, Esther, “The mass deportation of African immigrants that isn’t getting media attention,” and “The US Government Quietly Deported 200 Haitian Immigrants in November,” Think Progress, 2017 and 2016.
“Immigrant America: The High Cost of Deporting Parents,” VICE, 2014.
The Deported, Human Rights Watch
Detention and Deportation podcasts by University of Oxford
The Emotional Artwork of Children Whose Parents were Deported, Broadly, July 2017
Grande, Reyna. The Distance Between Us: A Memoir. New York: Washington Square Press, 2013.
Montoya, Maceo. The Deportation of Wopper Barraza. University of New Mexico Press, 2014.
Ko, Lisa. The Leavers. Algonquin, 2017.
Repatriation and Deportation of Mexicans, 1932-1936, Boulder County Latino History
The Bisbee Deportation of 1917: Web Exhibit with newspapers, photographs, maps, letters, and interviews, University of Arizona Library