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Detained and Deported

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Detained and Deported by Margaret Regan
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May 03, 2016 | 264 Pages
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Praise for Detained and Deported

“Intimate and heartbreaking… For those who have been searching for an authentic look at people caught between borders, this is it.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Heartbreaking, thorough, and insightful. Regan’s work gives readers an important view into the challenges faced by undocumented immigrants.” 
Library Journal

“A timely look at the inhumane effects of immigration policies in the United States… Regan’s books bring into focus the fates of undocumented people fighting against the odds to make it into America and then, if they get here, struggling, and often failing, to build a life.”
—Kirkus Reviews

“Margaret Regan has done it again. With beautiful, absorbing prose, and meticulous research, she captures the intense and intimate stories of those detained, deported, and forcibly separated from their families by the most massive detention and deportation system we’ve ever had in the United States. A powerful and deeply moving book.”
—Todd Miller, author of Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Homeland Security

“This important work should be read together with Regan’s previous exposé, The Death of Josseline (2010).” 
Booklist

Praise for The Death of Josseline
 
“This book should be required reading for everyone—from President Obama and the director of Homeland Security to the border patrol agents, the vigilantes, and migrant rights activists. If people on both sides of the immigration issue picked up this book instead of arms, we would come to a peaceful resolution; it gave me inspiration.”
—Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street
 
“Most border ‘experts’ and immigration writers are mere tourists. This writer is not one of them. In Margaret Regan’s The Death of Josseline, you have a writer who lives the story, reports from the heart of the killzone, and works the territory on a regular basis. The many admirers of Enrique’s Journey will find much to admire, and fear, in this powerful report.” 
—Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Devil’s Highway
 
“There may be no better way to understand the muddle that is US immigration policy than by reading these portraits of people who cross the border in hopes of a better life.”
—Ted Robbins, National Public Radio

Table Of Contents

Prologue 
Introduction 

Part One: Detention
Chapter One Yolanda in Limbo 
Chapter Two Suicide
Chapter Three Purgatorio Arpaio 
Chapter Four A Tale of Two Towns 
Chapter Five Greyhound 

Part Two: Deportation
Chapter Six Woman Without a Country 
Chapter Seven In the City of the Deported 
Chapter Eight Albergue Evening 

Part Three: Resistance
Chapter Nine Showdown on Tenth Avenue 
Chapter Ten Streamline 
Chapter Eleven Dreaming 

Epilogue 
Acknowledgments 
Notes

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