Professor Caitlin Patler’s article regarding Patterns of Family Visitation was published by RSF (8/3/17)

Professor Caitlin Patler’s article regarding the patterns of family visitation during immigration detention was recently published by The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences.

The article explains one of the first studies of detention in the United States, analyzing survey data from 565 noncitizens detained for six months or longer in California. Findings suggest that immigration detention replicates experiences of criminal incarceration and is perpetuating inequality in immigrant communities.

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