Detainment and Detachment: Lessons from U.S. Internment of Japanese Americans

Today, the United States detains and incarcerates more non-citizen immigrants than any country in the world. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained more than 500,000 people across over 200 facilities in 2019. While the average length of time for which migrants are detained is relatively short – 70% of detainees are held for no more than … Continue reading Detainment and Detachment: Lessons from U.S. Internment of Japanese Americans