By Rich Furman, Douglas Epps, Greg Lamphear
This edited textual content explores immigration detention via an international and transnational lens. Immigration detention is often transnational; the complicated dynamics of apprehending, detaining, and deporting undocumented immigrants contain a number of agencies that coordinate and sometimes act throughout state kingdom barriers. The lives of undocumented immigrants also are transnational in nature; the detention of immigrants in a single kingdom (often with no due approach and with no delivering the chance to touch these of their state of starting place) has profound financial and emotional effects for his or her families.
The authors discover immigration detention in international locations that experience infrequently been formerly explored within the literature. a few of these chapters comprise analyses of detention in nations comparable to Malaysia, South Africa, Turkey and Indonesia. in addition they current chapters which are comparative in nature and care for better, macro matters approximately immigration detention commonly. The authors' common utilization of lived adventure together with a wide scholarly wisdom base is what units this quantity except others, making it worthy and functional for students within the social sciences and anyone attracted to the worldwide phenomenon of immigration detention.
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If I return, I risk being imprisoned for 10–15 years. Other Iranians even risk being sentenced to death, for example because they are Christians. There are just real problems in countries where people must return to. ] Compared to family and asylum migrants, labor migrants seemed somewhat more likely to develop willingness to leave the country. They usually had migrated with the intention to return to their country of origin after having earned a certain amount of money (and some were close to reaching that amount) or lacked a clear 22 Detaining the Immigr ant Other plan about how long they would be away for, but intended to return eventually.
Immigration Appeal Tribunal, 1992; Refugee Appeal No. Secretary of State for the Home Department, 2010; UN High Commissioner for Refugees, 2008). On the other hand, within the diverse group of LGBTI migrants, no standards exist to classify LGBTI detainees as such. Furthermore, sexual minorities may have varying abilities to “pass” or “cover,” choosing not to identify, visibly or otherwise, with a vulnerable group. This potential for invisibility presents both opportunities and challenges for LGBTI detainees.
Detaining the immigrant other: global and transnational issues by Rich Furman, Douglas Epps, Greg Lamphear