Does Halting Refugee Resettlement Reduce Crime? Evidence from the US Refugee Ban

@article{Masterson2021DoesHR,
  title={Does Halting Refugee Resettlement Reduce Crime? Evidence from the US Refugee Ban},
  author={Dan Masterson and Vasil Yasenov},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  year={2021},
  volume={115},
  pages={1066 - 1073}
}
Many countries have reduced refugee admissions in recent years, in part due to fears that refugees and asylum seekers increase crime rates and pose a national security risk. Existing research presents ambiguous expectations about the consequences of refugee resettlement on crime. We leverage a natural experiment in the United States, where an Executive Order by the president in January 2017 halted refugee resettlement. This policy change was sudden and significant—it resulted in the lowest… 
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