Immigration and Criminal Justice

Publications

A Refreshing Take on Conservative Immigration Enforcement
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Nov. 16, 2020)—The media frenzy surrounding family separations at the border and the establishment of harsh policies like “zero tolerance” have made immigration a major focus of the…

A New Conservative Approach to Immigration Enforcement
Jonathan Haggerty & Arthur Rizer

Press release: A Refreshing Take on Conservative Immigration Enforcement

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Ignore What You’ve Heard, Immigration Actually Improves Crime Rates
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Nov. 12, 2020)—Illegal immigration was a cornerstone of President Trump’s 2016 campaign platform. Yet, despite his (and others’) anti-immigrant rhetoric, research suggests there is…

The Evidence on Illegal Immigration and Crime
Jonathan Haggerty

Press release: Ignore What You’ve Heard, Immigration Actually Improves Crime Rates

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, Los Angeles Times
How do you feel empathy for a man who has none?
Arthur Rizer

From Los Angeles Times:

His policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the border is inhumane and will likely leave lasting trauma in the psyches of those involved.

, The Dispatch
ICE’s Sanctuary City Crackdown Is Likely to Be Both Ineffective and Costly
Jonathan Haggerty

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has announced plans to conduct large-scale arrests in three sanctuary jurisdictions in the upcoming weeks. This move signals a tough-on-immigration commitment to…

Immigration Detention Reform is Necessary to Protect Public Safety and Save Taxpayers Money
William Gray

Recent reports of inadequate medical care provided at immigration detention facilities, as well as mismanagement of COVID-19 outbreaks, have prompted calls for investigation into the conditions of…

A Conservative Approach to Immigration Detention Reform
Jonathan Haggerty

BACKGROUND
Recent reports of inadequate medical care provided at immigration detention centers, as well as mismanagement of COVID-19 outbreaks, have prompted calls for an investigation into the…

Civil Rights and First Amendment Defenders Urge First Circuit to Require a Warrant for Border Device Searches
Jonathan Haggerty

From Constitutional Accountability Center:

Law firm Covington & Burling, on behalf of the Center for Democracy and Technology, Brennan Center for Justice, R Street Institute, and…

, Medium
500 Words on Immigration and Crime
Jonathan Haggerty

From Medium:
Actually only 15% of total federal inmates were non-citizens — and again, an unknown chunk of them were people here legally with visas.
These twists and lies just go on, and on, and…