“Crimmigration” is the place where the criminal justice system and the immigration system intersect. Immigration-related offenses constitute 40% of all federal prosecutions, and one out of 10 people are in federal prison today due to an immigration offense. Local police cooperation with immigration enforcement agencies has driven communities underground, and criminal convictions can trigger mandatory detention and deportation.

Recent news on Crimmigration

News
American Prospect
Apr 28, 2017

Fire and ICE: Hiding in Plain Sight
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The Atlantic
Apr 26, 2017

Trump’s Setback in ‘Santa Clara v. Trump
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BuzzFeed
Apr 24, 2017

ICE Agents Too Overworked To Effectively Manage Deportations, Report Finds

Resources on Crimmigration

Statement
Statement by Mizue Aizeki (Immigrant Defense Project), Angie Junck (Immigrant Legal Resource Center), and Paromita Shah (National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild) on behalf of the Immigrant Justice Network (IJN):
Apr 27, 2017
Report
Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
Apr 15, 2017
Report
Pew Research Center
Apr 10, 2017
Briefing sheet
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Mar 21, 2017
Briefing sheet
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Mar 16, 2017
Statement
Homeland Security
Feb 15, 2017
Briefing sheet
NAACP, Washington, D.C
Feb 8, 2017

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