Dow's writing has appeared in the online journals Mudlark, Fascicle, Green Integer Review, Slam! Wrestling and New Politics, as well as the Los Angeles Times, Boston Review, Conjunctions and Pequod. He is author of American Gulag: Inside US Immigration Prisons (University of California Press 2004) and lives in Brooklyn.
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"All this must remain beyond the oversight of any court, the executive logic being that unprovoked violence against asylum seekers is a form of securing our borders."
[ politics - june 04 ]
The 'bad apples' in Abu Graib bear a startling likeness to US Immigration's contract jailers...
"One former officer actually testified that Aboyade 'ran into the supervisor's hand.'"
Mariel Cubans are incarcerated in US penitentiaries and jails, partly as a result of the myth the film Scarface has helped to sustain.