Sanctuary Policies and City-Level Incidents of Violence, 1990 to 2010

  title={Sanctuary Policies and City-Level Incidents of Violence, 1990 to 2010},
  author={Ricardo D. Mart{\'i}nez-Schuldt and D. Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Justice Quarterly},
  pages={567 - 593}
  • Ricardo D. Martínez-Schuldt, D. Martínez
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology
  • Justice Quarterly
  • Despite media coverage of isolated incidents of violent crime perpetuated by undocumented immigrants in cities with sanctuary policies, there is scant systematic research on the relationships between the adoption of sanctuary policies, unauthorized immigration, and crime. We compile city-level data from official sources and use fixed-effects negative binomial regression to examine whether the adoption of city-level sanctuary policies and the concentration of unauthorized Mexican immigrants are… CONTINUE READING
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