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New radio series from Washington state: Between Worlds / Behind Bars

February 15, 2010

Jessica Partnow, Sarah Stuteville and Alex Stonehill report for KUOW on a four-part series that will start airing Tuesday morning February 23 and run through February 26.

From the dark days of the Chinese Exclusion Act to post–September 11 crackdowns on undocumented immigrants, immigration detention has a controversial history in both our nation and in the Puget Sound region. “Between Worlds / Behind Bars” is a four–part series exploring immigration detention from its roots in the 1930s at “Seattle’s Ellis Island” in the International District to today’s privately–run Northwest Detention Center on the Tacoma Tideflats.

View a slideshow, read transcripts and listen to episodes, that include:

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