Kelly Lytle Hernandez
Kelly Lytle Hernandez, an associate professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, is a twentieth-century U.S. historian. Her book, Migra! A History of the U.S. Border Patrol (2010), is the first comprehensive study of U.S. immigration law enforcement. Drawing on original research conducted in the United States and Mexico, Lytle Hernandez chronicles the Border Patrol’s rise in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. She is currently completing a book on the history of incarceration in the American West.
- Amnesty or Abolition? Race, Freedom, and the Future of the Illegal Alien
- Hoboes in Heaven: Tramps, Convict Labor, and the Making of Los Angeles
- Migra! A History of the U.S. Border Patrol
- The Making of MexAmerica