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dc.contributor.advisor Clark-Ibáñez, Marisol en_US
dc.contributor.author Victory, Alyssa
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-15T18:19:37Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-15T18:19:37Z
dc.date.issued 2018-05-15
dc.date.submitted 2018-04-26
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/202907
dc.description.abstract This ethnographic study explored interactions inside the courtrooms of immigration detention centers, or more aptly described as immigration prisons. The legalized barriers were significant against respondents. The research drew upon humanizing, Critial Race Theory, and social justice approaches of inquiry. Findings include the prison setting of the immigration court; the active prosecution by judges and government attorneys; various courtroom dynamics that impacted cases; and, the hostile environment of the immigration court. Respondents endured injustice when they were unable to hire an attorney, did not have family testimony, and did not speak English. Recommendations include the abolition of immigration prisons and punitive immigration law enforcement. Until then, restructuring the dynamics of immigration courtrooms and true immigration reform that supports the human rights of all people. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Sociological Practice en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Undocumented immigration en_US
dc.subject immigration courtrooms en_US
dc.subject immigration prison en_US
dc.subject immigration detention centers en_US
dc.subject legalized violence en_US
dc.subject legal violence en_US
dc.subject immigration reform en_US
dc.subject humanizing research approach en_US
dc.subject counter-narratives en_US
dc.subject migration en_US
dc.subject Crimmigration en_US
dc.subject prison guards en_US
dc.subject judges en_US
dc.subject government attorneys en_US
dc.subject immigrant families en_US
dc.subject asylum en_US
dc.subject refugees en_US
dc.title Legalized Violence in Immigration Prison Courtrooms en_US
dc.genre Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.committeemember Swan, Richelle en_US
dc.contributor.committeemember Santos, Xuan en_US


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