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Rescuing Regina : the Battle to Save a Friend from Deportation and Death.

Author: Josephe Marie Flynn; Helen Prejean
Publisher: Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books, 2011.
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A decade after fleeing the Congo for the United States, having endured rape, imprisonment, and torture in her homeland, Regina Bakala found herself locked in a U.S. prison facing deportation to almost certain death. This harrowing true story of an asylum seeker and young mother of two tells how her husband, a feisty nun, a pit bull lawyer, and a group of volunteers set aside political differences to galvanize a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Flynn, Josephe Marie.
Rescuing Regina : The Battle to Save a Friend from Deportation and Death.
Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josephe Marie Flynn; Helen Prejean
ISBN: 9781569769102 1569769109
OCLC Number: 747410833
Description: 1 online resource (353 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. Tragedy upon tragedy --
pt. 2. Wounded warriors --
pt. 3. Mobilizing for action --
pt. 4. Where is home?

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A decade after fleeing the Congo for the United States, having endured rape, imprisonment, and torture in her homeland, Regina Bakala found herself locked in a U.S. prison facing deportation to almost certain death. This harrowing true story of an asylum seeker and young mother of two tells how her husband, a feisty nun, a pit bull lawyer, and a group of volunteers set aside political differences to galvanize a movement to save Regina. Their struggle reveals the vast underbelly of injustice in America's harsh detention and deportation system and frighteningly arbitrary asylum process. The book.

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