Intersecting (In)Justice: The Causes and Consequences of the Criminalization of Immigration

Awarded Scholars:
Hannah Walker, Rutgers University New Brunswick
Project Date:
Mar 2020
Award Amount:

Collaborative programs that deputize local police to act as immigration (ICE) agents are associated with an increase in the number of Latinx federal convictions. Walker will examine the political development of the collaboration between ICE and local law enforcement agencies and assess the extent to which the implementation of federal immigration policy may be shaped by preemptive practices employed by local police targeting the Latinx community. She will evaluate the impact of this development on the socio-political attitudes of Latinx people.


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