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Blockading the border and human rights : the El Paso operation that remade immigration enforcement

Author: Timothy J Dunn
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Series: Inter-America series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"An in-depth study of the groundbreaking Operation Blockade/Hold-the-Line that was initiated by the El Paso Border Patrol in September 1993, and related human-rights issues. This operation was a radical departure from previous Border Patrol enforcement--a shift in focus from apprehending unauthorized border crosses to deterring such border crossing in key urban areas and diverting potential crossers elsewhere. When  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy J Dunn
ISBN: 9780292719019 0292719019 9780292723498 0292723490
OCLC Number: 241304441
Description: xiv, 297 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The Bowie lawsuit challenge to the El Paso Border Patrol --
Operation Blockade/Hold-the-Line : the Border Patrol reasserts control --
The border wall campaign --
Human rights issues and the El Paso Border Patrol --
Into the new century : continuity, change, and the return of old problems --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Inter-America series.
Other Titles: El Paso operation that remade immigration enforcement
Responsibility: Timothy J. Dunn.
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To understand border enforcement and the shape it has taken, it is imperative to examine a Border Patrol operation begun in 1993 in El Paso, Texas, 'Operation Blockade'. This book examines the  Read more...

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