TITLE

FAMILY AS A VEHICLE FOR ABJECTION

AUTHOR(S)
Abrams, Kathy
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Utah Law Review;2009, Vol. 2009 Issue 2, p407
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the series of enforcement efforts aimed at apprehending and detaining undocumented immigrants in the U.S. It examines the two recent initiatives, workplace and residential sweeps, which are aimed at apprehending undocumented immigrants and the emergence of family detention facilities designed to house families as they await for the conclusion of their immigration status. The author argues that the immigration initiatives created by the government only use family as an instrument for abjection. It discusses the future of immigrant families under the administration of the U.S. President Barack Obama.
ACCESSION #
59997727

 

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