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Prior research has shown that immigrants have lower rates of offending, arrest, and incarceration than nonimmigrants. However, that work hasn’t examined whether this holds true for recidivism. A new study compared recidivism rates of foreign-born and native-born individuals formerly incarcerated for felonies and released from prisons in Florida. It found that immigrants are significantly less […]

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09/18/19-Newsweek “It’s pretty consistent with the overall picture that we’ve gotten from previous research on immigration and crime,” Marin Wenger, CJRA Expert.

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09/18/19-Miami Herald “There’s been a lot of prior empirical research on the relationship between immigration and crime, and most of the research has focused on original offending and arrests and incarceration. What we’ve seen from that research is that immigrants are just less criminally involved than non-immigrants,” Marin Wenger, CJRA Expert.

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09/18/19-Indy Star “No similar decline is happening nationally,” Justin Nix, CJRA Expert.

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09/13/19-The Appeal “It’s not yet politically safe to discuss the violent crime issue because so much of the public is still focused on the idea of retribution in that space,” Howard Henderson, CJRA Expert.

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09/11/19-USA Today “There has to be some sort of hard hammer,I’d like to see some sort of zero tolerance or fair arbitration and taking reports more seriously,” Rachel Lovell, CJRA Expert.

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08/28/19-New York Times Data on clearances in a city can also only tell us so much because murder and murder clearances can be heavily geographically and demographically concentrated within a given city. Phillip Cook CJRA Expert.

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08/25/19-The Appeal “Now for the first time in our lifetimes, you have both sides of the aisle competing to be the best in criminal justice reform, which is unheard of,” Howard Henderson, CJRA Expert.

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