Resources
 

Immigrants in the Criminal Justice System

Trump v. California: The Biggest Legal Clashes.” The New York Times. (April 2018)

The Criminal Alien Program (CAP): Immigration Enforcement in Prisons and Jails.” American Immigration Council. (August 2013)

Statement from ICE Acting Director Tom Homan on California Sanctuary Law.” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (October 2017)

Revving Up the Deportation Machinery: Enforcement under Trump and the Pushback.” Migration Policy Institute. (May 2018) 

Criminal Convictions and Immigrant Removals FY 2003-16.” Tomas Rivera Policy Institute. (January 2016)

 

Collaboration between local law enforcement and ICE

Delegation of Immigration Authority Section 287(g) Immigration and Nationality Act.” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (May 2018) 

Revving Up the Deportation Machinery: Enforcement under Trump and the Pushback.” Migration Policy Institute. (May 2018) 

 

Pushback on collaboration with ICE

Understanding ‘Sanctuary Cities’” Westminster Law Library. (June 2018)

 

How collaboration with ICE undermines public safety

Sanctuary cities don’t ‘breed crime.’ They encourage people to report crime.” The Washington Post. (April 2018)

Houston Police Department Wants To Reassure The Hispanic Community.” Houston Public Media.(April 2017) 

Too Scared to Report Sexual Abuse. The Fear: Deportation.”The New York Times. (April 2017)

Promoting Access to Justice for Immigrant and Limited English Proficient Crime Victims in an Age of Increased Immigration Enforcement: Initial Report from a 2017 National Survey.” American University - Washington School of Law. (May 2018)

Sessions v. Dimaya - Oral Arguments.” Supreme Court of the United States.(October 2017)

Consequences of criminal convictions for noncitizens

Deportation.” U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (No date specified)

Aggravated Felonies: An Overview.” American Immigration Council. (December 2016)

§ N.7 Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude.” Immigrant Legal Resource Center. (January 2013) 

Deported to Cambodia.” The Week. (January 2018)

These veterans from Texas were deported. They say they deserve a second chance.” The Texas Tribune. (June 2018)

Crimmigration

What is Crimmigration Law?” American Bar Association. (Spring 2017)

Delegation of Immigration Authority Section 287(g) Immigration and Nationality Act.” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (May 2018) 

Secure Communities.” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (March 2018) 

More Deportations Follow Minor Crimes, Records Show.” The New York Times. (April 2014)

Detainer Policy.” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.(March 2017)

Hearing: Customs and Border Protection & Immigration and Customs Enforcement Budget.”Committee on Appropriations. (June 2017)

War on drugs and noncitizens

A Price Too High: U.S. Families Torn Apart by Deportations for Drug Offenses.” Human Rights Watch. (June 2015)

Aggravated Felonies: An Overview.” American Immigration Council. (December 2016)

Immigrants and crimes rates

Illegal Immigration Does Not Increase Violent Crime, 4 Studies Show.” NPR. (May 2018)

Urban crime rates and the changing face of immigration: Evidence across four decades.” Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice Volume 15, 2017 Issue 1 

 “Immigrants Do Not Increase Crime, Research Shows.” Scientific American. (February 2017)

“Neighborhood Immigration, Violence, and City-Level Immigrant Political Opportunities.”  American Sociological Review.  June, 2013

Investigating the Offending Histories of Undocumented Immigrants.”  Migration Letters. April, 2018