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Climate Refugees in Toxic Immigrant Jails Are Victims of Environmental Racism

Juli 30, 2017
by Candice Bernd
Courtesy of Truthout.org
In April, the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington, again made headlines after more than 100 immigrant detainees launched a hunger strike to protest the conditions inside the for-profit immigration jail.

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The Criminalization of Immigration in the United States

By Walter Ewing, Ph.D., Daniel E. Martínez, Ph.D. and Rubén G. Rumbaut, Ph.D.

Juli 13, 2015
Courtesy American Immigration Council

For more than a century, innumerable studies have confirmed two simple yet powerful truths about the relationship between immigration and crime: immigrants are less likely to commit serious crimes or be behind bars than the native-born, and high rates of immigration are associated with lower rates of violent crime and property crime.