Police, Jails, and Immigrants: How Do Immigrants and the Immigration Enforcement System Interact with Local Law Enforcement?

Report Author: 
Cristobal Ramón & Raven Quesenberry
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Feb

The Bipartisan Policy Center's review of law enforcement agencies in Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Denver, and Los Angeles shows that the actual operation of local law enforcement agencies and their work with immigration enforcement agencies is more complex and nuanced than is often reported in the public debate.

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Citation: 

Ramón, C. & Quesenberry, R. (2018). Police, Jails, and Immigrants: How Do Immigrants and the Immigration Enforcement System Interact with Local Law Enforcement? Washington, DC: Bipartisan Policy Center. Retrieved from https://bipartisanpolicy.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/BPC-Immigration-Local-Law-Enforcement.pdf

Source Organization: 
Bipartisan Policy Center