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Deported – "Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism" - NYU Press Scholarship Online
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Deported: "Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism"

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza


The United States currently is deporting more people than ever before: 4 million people have been deported since 1997—twice as many as all people deported prior to 1996. There is a disturbing pattern in the population deported: 97% of deportees are sent to Latin America or the Caribbean, and 88% are men, many of whom were originally detained through the U.S. criminal justice system. Weaving together hard-hitting critique and moving first-person testimonials, Deported tells the intimate stories of people caught in an immigration law enforcement dragnet that serves the aims of global capitalism. ... More

Keywords: deportation, global capitalism, racialization, criminalization, racial profiling, gender, immigration, policing, Latin America

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781479894666
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479894666.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza, author
University of California, Merced

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