This is a new solicitation undertaken this year to address the administration's interest in better understanding the nexus of crime and immigration, both legal and illegal. This will involve research on the contributions of illegal immigrants to violent crime and other forms of crime as compared to legal immigrants and native populations to include subcategories of illegal immigrants and crimes. It will also include research on how illegal immigrants are processed through the criminal justice system relative to other population; as well as research on enforcement activities and crime in 287(g) jurisdictions that have entered into agreements with ICE to delegate immigration authorities to local law enforcement.
Number of Awards: 5
Total Amount Awarded: $3,325,374