October 10, 2017
Race & Justice News: One-Third of Black Men Have Felony Convictions
The number of black men with felony convictions has significantly increased over the past 30 years, American Indian and Alaska Native jail counts have doubled since the late 1990s, and more in Race and Justice News.
May 17, 2017
Race & Justice News: Can Ban the Box Policies Result in Racial Discrimination?
Ban the Box reforms may disadvantage job applicants of color who do not have criminal histories, Brooklyn prosecutors protect immigrants from deportation over petty crimes, and more in Race and Justice News.
April 10, 2017
Stiffening immigration enforcement is not the answer to reducing crime
Both The Sentencing Project and the Cato Institute published recent immigration and public safety reports that arrived at the same conclusion: Immigrants are less crime-prone than native-born citizens.
March 16, 2017
Immigration and Public Safety
Immigrants—regardless of legal status—commit crimes at lower rates than native-born citizens. Survey of key research concludes that policies further restricting immigration are ineffective crime-control strategies.
March 13, 2017
Race & Justice News: Bail Reform in New Jersey, Maryland, and Illinois
State reports reveal cash bail disproportionately impacts poor and minority defendants, Homeland Security expands federal immigration enforcement, and more in our latest Race and Justice News.