Foreigners and immigrants in Italy’s penal and administrative detention systems

  title={Foreigners and immigrants in Italy’s penal and administrative detention systems},
  author={Asher Daniel Colombo},
  journal={European Journal of Criminology},
  pages={746 - 759}
  • A. Colombo
  • Published 1 August 2013
  • Political Science
  • European Journal of Criminology
The aim of this article is to address the two strictest forms of immigration control in Italy: penal and administrative detention. The first core section of the article discusses key trends in the use of penal detention against foreigners and immigrants, whilst the second and longest core section of the article explores key trends in the administrative detention of irregular migrants. As concerns penal detention, it is shown that the significant growth of Italy’s prison population over time has… 

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