Assistant Professor of Sociology, Purdue University

Mar 18, 2014

The Rise of Federal Immigration Crimes

Between 1992 and 2012, the number of offenders sentenced in federal courts more than doubled, driven largely by a 28-fold increase in the number of unlawful reentry convictions.

Feb 18, 2009

A Rising Share: Hispanics and Federal Crime

Sharp growth in illegal immigration and increased enforcement of immigration laws have dramatically altered the ethnic composition of offenders sentenced in federal courts.