Citizenship and Punishment

@article{Light2014CitizenshipAP,
  title={Citizenship and Punishment},
  author={Michael T Light and Michael Massoglia and Ryan D. King},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  year={2014},
  volume={79},
  pages={825 - 847}
}
When compared to research on the association between immigration and crime, far less attention has been given to the relationship between immigration, citizenship, and criminal punishment. As such, several fundamental questions about how noncitizens are sanctioned and whether citizenship is a marker of stratification in U.S. courts remain unanswered. Are citizens treated differently than noncitizens—both legal and undocumented—in U.S. federal criminal courts? Is the well-documented Hispanic… Expand

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