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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Headley, Bernard
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
Giving critical context to the deportee phenomenon
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Journal Title
Social Justice
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Date of Publication
2006
Volume ID
33
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
40-56
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ISSN
1043-1578
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Abstract
Part of a special issue on immigration rights and national insecurity. The deportation of people from Britain, Canada, and especially the U.S. to Jamaica and other Caribbean countries has been blamed for soaring crime rates in the region. In fact, most deportees are returned for nominal infractions of America's Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996; also among their numbers are expelled undocumented workers and visa overstayers, nonreporting green card holders and out-of-status students, apprehended stowaways, and rejected asylum seekers. Such deportations are more about enforcing the sanctions of the legislation and freeing up prison space than about serious criminality among the deportees.....
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