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Migra! : a history of the U.S. Border Patrol

Author: Kelly Lytle Hern�andez. ; Kelly Lytle Hernandez
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2010.
Series: American crossroads, 29.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals the untold history of the United States Border Patrol from its beginnings in 1924 as a small peripheral outfit to its emergence as a large professional police force. This book focuses on the daily challenges of policing the borderlands and brings to light unexpected partners and forgotten dynamics.--[source unknown].
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Lytle Hern�andez. ; Kelly Lytle Hernandez
ISBN: 9780520257696 0520257693 9780520266414 0520266412 9780520945715 0520945719
OCLC Number: 444112913
Description: [xvi], 311 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Formation. The early years ; A sanctuary of violence ; The California-Arizona borderlands ; Mexico's labor emigrants, America's illegal immigrants --
Part 2: Transformation. A new beginning ; The corridors of migration control ; Uprising : a farmer's rebellion --
Part 3: Operation Wetback and beyond. The triumphs of '54 ; "The day of the wetback is over" --
Epilogue.
Series Title: American crossroads, 29.
Responsibility: Kelly Lytle Hernández.
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