In one of Donald J. Trump’s earliest moves as president, days after his inauguration, he revived the deportation program known as Secure Communities.
Proponents argue that it helps prevent crime and also increases the police’s ability to solve crime through collaboration with federal immigration enforcement. But a new study from the University of California, Davis, has cast doubt on the ability of Secure Communities to do either.
Giovanni Peri, a professor of economics at U.C. Davis, wrote the study with Annie Laurie Hines, a graduate student in the U.C. Davis economics department, while both were research fellows at TRAC.
Read The New York Times feature here.
Read The Marshall Project feature here.
Read the Cato Institute article here.
Read The Crime Report article here.