For more information

Places to go to learn more about Operation Streamline:

Substantive news articles

Beaty, Rachel (2010) “Operation Streamline: An Analysis” The Sonoran Chronicle October 26, 2010 http://sonoranchronicle.com/2010/10/26/operation-streamline-an-analysis/

Blumenthal, Max (2010) “’We’re all parasites.’ This is Operation Streamline.” Maxblumenthal.com February 15, 2010 http://maxblumenthal.com/2010/02/were-all-parasites-this-is-operation-streamline/

Hsu, Spencer S. (2008) “Immigration Prosecutions Hit New High” Washington Post June 2, 2008 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2008/06/01/ST2008060102603.html?sid=ST2008060102603

Lemons, Stephen (2010) “Grinding Justice: Operation Streamline Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn’t Work” Phoenix New Times October 21 2010 http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/2010-10-21/news/grinding-justice-operation-streamline-costs-millions-tramples-the-constitution-treats-migrants-like-cattle-and-doesn-t-work/

Lydgate, Joanna (2010) “Operation Streamline: Border enforcement that doesn’t work” Los Angeles Times May 14, 2010 http://articles.latimes.com/2010/may/14/opinion/la-oe-lydgate-immigration-20100514

McNeil, ST (2013) “Streamlined Deportation: ‘No One in This Room Can Help You’” Truth Out January 3, 2012 http://truth-out.org/news/item/13580-streamlined-deportation-no-one-here-in-this-room-can-help-you

Robbins, Ted (2010) “Border Patrol Program Raises Due Process Concerns” NPR September 13, 2010 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129780261

Robbins, Ted (2010) “Claims of Border Program Success are Unproven” NPR September 13, 2010 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129827870

Robbins, Ted (2010) “Border Convictions: High Stakes, Unknown Price” NPR September 14, 2010 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129829950

Schwartz, John (2009) “Immigration Enforcement Fuels Rise in U.S. Cases” New York Times December 21, 2009 http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/22/us/22crime.html?_r=2&scp=1&sq=operation+streamline+immigration&st=nyt&

Sen, Rinku (2011) “View from Arizona: A Look at Operation Streamline” September 15, 2011 Color Lines http://colorlines.com/archives/2011/09/view_from_arizona_a_look_at_operation_streamline.html

Multi-media

Deportation Nation (2010) “Operation Streamline Deployed” December 12, 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2L5kk3SR9eY

Gipe, Lawrence; Woodhouse, Murphy; and McNeil, Sam (2012) “Illustrating Operation Streamline” Arizona Sonora News Service December 12, 2012 http://arizonasonoranewsservice.com/stories/34-stories/246-illustrating-operation-streamline

Kohli, Arti (2010) “Operation Streamline: Assembly-Line Justice at the Border” Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, University of California at San Diego http://ccis.ucsd.edu/2010/05/aarti-kohli/

Scholarly articles

Boyce, Geoffrey; Herr, Samantha; Launius, Sarah; Marshall, Sandy; and Vallet, Maryada (2012) “Resisting the Security-Industrial Complex: Operation Streamline and the Militarization of the Arizona-Mexico Borderlands” in Lloyd, J. M. Mitchelson and A. Burridge (eds.) Beyond Walls and Cages: Prisons, Borders and Global Crisis Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press

Brink, Katharine (2012) “Neglecting Due Process Rights of Immigrants in the Southwest United States: A Critique of Operation Streamline.” U. Det. Mercy L. Rev. 89 pp. 315-339.

Burridge, Andrew (2009) “Differential Criminalization under Operation Streamline: Challenges to Freedom of Movement and Humanitarian Aid Provision in the Mexico-US Borderlands” Refuge 26 2 pp. 78-91 http://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/refuge/article/viewPDFInterstitial/32080/29326

Chacón, Jennifer M. (2009) “Managing Migration Through Crime” Columbia Law Review v.109 pp.138-148 http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/Delivery.cfm/SSRN_ID2033931_code1050716.pdf?abstractid=2033931&mirid=1

Lydgate, Joanna (2010) “Assembly-Line Justice: A Review of Operation Streamline” California Law Review 98

Nazarian, Edith (2011) “Crossing Over: Assessing Operation Streamline and the Rights of Immigrant Criminal Defendants at the Border”, 44 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 1399 http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/llr/vol44/iss4/3

Non-governmental reports

Buentello, Tara; Carswell, Sarah V.; Hudson, Nicholas; Libal, Bob (2010) “OPERATION STREAMLINE: Drowning Justice and Draining Dollars along the Rio Grande” Grassroots Leadership July 2010 http://grassrootsleadership.org/OperationStreamline/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Operation-Streamline-Green-Paper.pdf

Grassroots Leadership (2012) “Operation Streamline Watch” http://grassrootsleadership.org/OperationStreamline/

Grassroots Leadership (2012) “Organization Sign-on Letter to Members of Congress: Operation Streamline” http://grassrootsleadership.org/files/Org%20Sign-on%20Letter%20Opposing%20Operation%20Streamline%20%26%20CAR%20Prisons%209-10-12.pdf

Greene, Judith and Mazón, Alexis (2012) “Privately Operated Federal Prisons for Immigrants: Expensive.  Unsafe.  Unnecessary” Justice Strategies September 13, 2012 http://www.justicestrategies.org/sites/default/files/publications/Privately%20Operated%20Federal%20Prisons%20for%20Immigrants%209-13-12%20FNL.pdf

Kerwin, Donald and McCabe, Kristen (2010) “Arrested on Entry: Operation Streamline and the Prosecution of Immigration Crimes” Migration Policy Institute April 2010 http://www.migrationinformation.org/Feature/display.cfm?ID=780

Libal, Bob (2011) “Half all people sentenced to federal prisons are now Latino; Op. Streamline major cause” Grassroots Leadership September 7, 2011 http://grassrootsleadership.org/OperationStreamline/

Lydgate, Joanna (2010) “Assembly-Line Justice: A Review of Operation Streamline.” The Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute On Race, Ethnicity and Diversity, University of California, Berkeley. http://www.law.berkeley.edu%2Ffiles%2FOperation_Streamline_Policy_Brief.pdf

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (2008) “Adopted NADCL Policy on Operation Streamline” May 4, 2008 http://www.nacdl.org/About.aspx?id=19626&terms=operation+streamline

National Immigration Forum (2009) “Operation Streamline Fact Sheet” July 21, 2009 https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.immigrationforum.org/images/uploads/OperationStreamlineFactsheet.pdf&sa=U&ei=yhPlUKrDNqe9iwLPxoDgBQ&ved=0CAcQFjAA&client=internal-uds-cse&usg=AFQjCNE4Jie2UB2SQEhJDse1RCgqIiF0HQ

National Immigration Forum (2010) “Operation Streamline and its Effects on the Courts and Law Enforcement on the Border” May 11, 2010 http://www.immigrationforum.org/images/uploads/2010/OperationStreamlineBackgrounder.pdf

Nation Immigration Forum (2010) “The Cost of Operation Streamline” December 6, 2010 http://immigrationforum.org/images/uploads/2010/OperationStreamlineCosts.pdf

National Immigration Forum (2010) “Operation Streamline: Unproven Benefits Outweighed by Cost to Taxpayers” September 12, 2012 http://www.immigrationforum.org/images/uploads/2012/Operation_Streamline_Costs.pdf

No More Deaths (2011) “Fact Sheet: Operation Streamline” http://www.cultureofcruelty.org%2fcontent%2fuploads%2f2012%2f03%2fnmd_fact_sheet_operation_streamline.pdf/

Reimer, Norman (2008) “Responding to Operation Streamline” National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers April 2008 http://www.nacdl.org/Champion.aspx?id=1140&terms=operation+streamline

Robertson, Alistair Graham et al. (2012) “Operation Streamline: Costs and Consequences” Grassroots Leadership September 2012. http://grassrootsleadership.org/files/GRL_Sept2012_Report%20final.pdf

Rocha, Juan (2011) “Operation Streamline and the Criminal Justice System” National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers November 2011 http://www.nacdl.org/Champion.aspx?id=23289&terms=operation+streamline

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (2013) Syracuse University, http://trac.syr.edu/immigration/reports/

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