General Resources for Homeland Guantanamo
- Bacon, David. "Illegal People". Beacon Press, 2008.
Argues that globalization increases illegal migration, and discusses the plight of undocumented migrant workers, the "world's most exploited workforce."
- Daniels, Roger. "Guarding the Golden Door: American Immigration Policy and
Immigrants since 1882". Hill and Wang, 2004.
Covers immigration policy since the 1880's.
- Dow, Mark. "American Gulag: Inside U.S. Immigration Prisons". University of
California Press, 2005.
Describes the inner workings of immigration detention.
- Hing, Bill. "Defining America Through Immigration Policy". Temple University
Defines the continuing debates about immigration in the context of what value Americans as a people have assigned to cultural pluralism in various eras.
- Ed. James, Joy. Palgrave. "States of Confinement: Policing, Detention, and Prisons".
Discusses the political, social, and economic biases in policing and punishment.
- Khan, Mahvish Rukhsana. "My Guantanamo Diary: The Detainees and the Stories They Told Me". PublicAffairs, 2008.
Collection of detainee narratives that offer a first-hand view of the violence and injustice within Guantanamo.
- Luibheid, Eitihne. "Entry Denied: Controlling Sexuality at the Border". University of Texas Press, 1998.
Analyzes the ways in which sexuality is constructed through immigration laws.
- Ed. Luibheid, Eithne & Cantu, Lionel. "Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, and Border Crossings". University of Minnesota Press, 2005.
Unpacks the ways in which the governmental policing of borders reinforces and relies upon heterosexual norms.
- Riley, Jason L. "Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders: Six Common Arguments Against Immigration and Why They Are Wrong". Penguin Group, 2008.
Makes economic and sociological arguments for the advantages of open borders.
- Welch, Michael. "Detained: Immigration Laws and the Expanding I.N.S. Jail
Complex". Temple University Press, 2002.
Looks at immigration legislation and policies of the United States since 1996.
- "Al Otro Lado" (To The Other Side) (Documentary, 2005)
Directed by Gustavo Loza
Looks at the United States/Mexico border from the perspective of those who live north and south of it.
- "Lest We Forget" (Documentary, 2003)
Directed by Jason DaSilva
Compares Japanese Internment Camps to post-9/11 treatment of immigrants.
- "Lost Boys of Sudan" (Documentary, 2004)
Directed by Megan Mylan and Jon Shenk
Follows two Sudanese refugees on a journey from Africa to America.
- "Maria Full of Grace" (Fiction, 2004)
Directed by Joshua Marston
In a small village in Colombia, the pregnant 17-year-old Maria accepts the offer to work as a drug mule, flying to USA with 62 pellets of cocaine in her stomach.
- "The New Americans" (Documentary, 2004)
Follows 4 years in the lives of a diverse group of immigrants and refugees as they journey to start new lives in America.
- "Rights on the Line: Vigilantes at the Border" (Documentary, 2004)
Produced by American Friends Service Committee in partnership with the American Civil Liberties Union and WITNESS
Offers a look at the growing role of armed vigilante groups at the United States/Mexico border.
- "Sentenced Home" (Documentary, 2005)
Directed by David Grabias and Nicole Newnham
The story of Cambodian Americans who arrived in the United States as refugees in the 1980's and are fighting an unwilling deportation back to Cambodia.
- "Uprooted: Refugees of the Global Economy" (Documentary, 2001)
Produced by National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
How the global economy has forced people to leave their home countries.
- "The Visitor" (Fiction, 2008)
Directed by Tom McCarthy
A disillusioned Connecticut Economics professor is revitalized after a chance encounter with an immigrant couple in New York City.
- "Whose Children are These?" (Documentary, 2007)
Directed by Theresa Thanjan
Examines the experiences of three Muslim-American teenagers affected by Special Registration, a post-9/11 security measure initiated by the United States Department of Justice that required male non-citizens from 25 predominantly Muslim nations to register with the government.
- "American Civil Liberties Union"
A national organization that advocates individual rights including the right to First Amendment, due process and privacy.
Breakthrough is an international human rights organization that uses media and popular culture to talk about immigrant rights in the United States.
- "Detention Watch Network"
The Detention Watch Network (DWN) is a national coalition in the United States that addresses the detention crisis head-on and helps detainees make their voices heard.
- "Families for Freedom"
Families for Freedom is a New York-based multi-ethnic defense network by and for immigrants facing and fighting deportation.
- "National Day Laborers and Organizing Network"
A collaborative of more than 30 community-based organizations that organize day laborers in different parts of the country.
- "The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild"
An organization that protects the rights of non-citizens facing barriers to justice.
- "National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights"
A national organization that serves as a forum to share information, educate communities and the general public, and develop and coordinate plans of action on important immigrant and refugee issues.
- "Rights Working Group"
The Rights Working Group is a national coalition of more than 250 community-based groups and policy organizations dedicated to ensuring that American commitment to liberty and justice is fulfilled.
- ACLU of Massachusetts. "Detention and Deportation in the Age of ICE: Immigrant and Human Rights in Massachusetts. December, 2008
- ACLU National Prison Project. "Increase Oversight of Immigration Detention Conditions to Stop Inhumane and Un-American Treatment of Detainees".August 17, 2007.
- ACLU National Prison Project. "Conditions of Confinement in Immigration Detention".
- Amnesty International USA. "Jailed Without Justice". March, 2009.
- Breakthrough. "Restoring the Right to Due Process: A Toolkit for Immigrant Rights Advocates". April, 2007.
- Center for Constitutional Rights. "Report on Torture and Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment of Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba". July 2006.
- Center for Human Rights. Stipulated Settlement Agreement. "Flores v. Reno", Case No CV85-4544-FJK (C.D. Cal. 1996), http://web.centerforhumanrights/children/Document.2004-06-18.8124043749.
- Department of Homeland Security. "Enforcement: Aliens Formally Removed By Administrative Reason For Removal:
Fiscal Years 1996 To 2005". Yearbook of Immigration Statistics by the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 2005.
- Department of Homeland Security. "Immigration Enforcement Actions: 2005". Annual Report of Department of Homeland Security, November, 2006.
- Department of Homeland Security. "Yearbook of Immigration Statistics 2005 and 2006". http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/statistics/yearbook/2005/Enforcement_AR_05.pdf.
- Detention Watch Network, The National Immigration Project and the Rights Working Group. "The REAL DEAL: Detaining America's Immigrants: Is this the best solution?" The Real Deal Fact Sheet Series.
- Human Rights Watch. "Forced Apart: Families Separated and Immigrants Harmed by United States Deportation Policy". July, 2007.
- Queers for Economic Justice. "Queers and Immigration: A Vision Statement". 2007.
- "National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Testimony of Mayra Soto". Stop Prisoner Rape, 6 August 2008. http://www.spr.org/en/NPREC/esmeraldasoto.asp.
- Seattle University School of Law International Human Rights Clinic in collaboration with OneAmerica (formerly Hate Free Zone). "Voices from Detention: A Report on Human Rights Violations at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington". June 2008.
- TRAC, Syracuse University. "Immigration Enforcement: The Rhetoric, The Reality". http://trac.syr.edu/immigration/reports/178/.
- Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service. "Locking up Family Values: The Detention of Immigrant Families". February 2007. p. 1.
- Bernstein, Nina. "Few Details on Immigrants Who Died in Custody." The New York Times, May 5th, 2008.
- Bernstein, Nina. "New Scrutiny as Immigrants Die in Custody". The New York Times, June 26, 2007.
- Camayd-Freixas, Erik., Ph.D. "Interpreting after the Largest ICE Raid in US History". June 13, 2008.
- Editorial Board. "That's only 8 Out of 457,000". The New York Times. 25 August 2008. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/25/opinion/25mon2.html.
- Evans, Becky. "Workplace Immigration Raids Have Increased Since 9/11". South Coast Today. July 2, 2008.
- Henneman, Todd. "We Too Are Immigrants". The Advocate. 22 May 2006. http://www.advocate.com/issue_story_ektid31085.asp.
- Feltz, R. & Baksh, "S. Profitable Partnerships". The Business of Detention. 2008. http://www.businessofdetention.com/profits.php.
- Feltz, R. and Baksh, S. "The Wind is at our Back". The Business of Detention. 2008. http://www.businessofdetention.com/profits.php.
- Hernandez, Sandra. "Denied Medication, AIDS Patient Dies in Custody". Daily Journal. August 2, 2007.
- Hsu, S. and Sylvia, M. "Border Policy's Success Strains Resources". The Washington Post. February 2, 2007. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/01/AR2007020102238_pf.html.
- Kolodner, Meredith. "Immigration Enforcement Benefits Prison Firms". New York Times. July 19, 2006.
- Lavers, Michael K. "Death of HIV+ Trans Woman in Immigration Custody Sparks Protests. Edge". August 25 2007.
- Llorente, Elizabeth. "Immigration Officials Say Raids on Illegals are Within the Law". North Jersey News.2 January 2008.
- Llorente, E. & Perez, M. "Policing Illegal Immigrants". Bergan Record. 26 June 2005.
- Mencimer, Stephanie. "Texas Hold Em". Mother Jones. July 2008
- Mohr, Holbrook. "ICE: Nearly 600 Detained in Mississippi Plant Raid". Associated Press. August 26, 2008.
- Preston, Julia. "Immigrant, Pregnant, Is Jailed Under Pact". New York Times. 20 July 2008.
- Priest, D. and Goldstein, A. "System of Neglect". Washington Post. May 11, 2008. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/nation/specials/immigration/cwc_d1p1.html.
- Priest, D. & Goldstein A. "Suicides Point to Gaps in Treatment". Washington Post. May 13, 2008.
- Schimitz, Robert. "Death in Detention.". PRI's The World. 31 August 2007. http://www.theworld.org/?q=node/12379.
- Solomon, Alisa. "Nightmare in Miami". Village Voice. 19 March 2002.
- Office of Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security. "Detention and Removal of Illegal Aliens". April 2006.http://www.dhs.gov/xoig/assets/mgmtrpts/OIG_06-33_Apr06.pdf
- Detention Watch Network. "About the U.S. Detention and Deportation System".
- Detention Watch Network. "Common Detainee Complaints". June 27, 2008.
- Detention Watch Network. "Human Rights and Detention". http://www.detentionwatchnetwork.org/humanrights
- Detention Watch Network. "Indefinite Detention: The ‘Black Hole' of Injustice".
- Detention Watch Network. "International human rights law requires respect for ‘the inherent dignity of the human person.'"? August 2008. http://www.detentionwatchnetwork.org/respectinherentdignity.
- Detention Watch Network. "Mandatory Detention Policy: Issues and Suggestions".?November 9, 2005. http://www.detentionwatchnetwork.org/node/301.
- Detention Watch Network. "Tracking ICE's Agenda". 18 April 2007.
- Detention Watch Network. "Why are Human Rights Important?" http://www.detentionwatchnetwork.org/whyhumanrights.
- Detention Watch Network, Families for Freedom, National Immigration Project of NLG, NYSDA Immigrant Defense Project. "Deportation System: Raids to Deportation". March 2007.
- "Human Rights First. Refugee Women at Risk: Unfair U.S. Laws Hurt Asylum Seekers", December 2002.
- Human Rights Watch. "Chronic Indifference". December 2007.
- Human Rights Watch & Immigration Equality. "Family, Unvalued: Discrimination, Denial, and Fate of Binational Same-Sex Couples Under U.S. Law".
- The Tahoma Organizer. "Pregnant Women Mistreated at the Northwest Detention Center". 11 August 2008. http://www.tahomaorganizer.org/pregnant-women-mistreated-at-the-northwest-detention-center/
- Huang, Margaret. Executive Director of Rights Working Group. "Other Rights Violations." Email to Heidi Boisvert. 18 July 2008.
- Lonegan, Bryan. Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society, 15 June 2005. June 15, 2005 "(Letter on file with author)".
- Musa, Jumana. Policy Director for Rights Working Group. "FAQedits." Email to Mallika Dutt. 12 September 2008.
- Powers, Christina. Staff Attorney for The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project. "Telephone interview". 18 July 2008.