Georgia

Is there a Link Between Refugees and U.S. Crime Rates?

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Date of Publication: 
2017 Feb

When a large number of refugees arrive in a given city, does crime rise in subsequent years? It’s a question obviously relevant to many current debates, both in the United States and in Europe. And one many policymakers are focused on now.

Source Organization: 
New American Economy

Examining the Contributions of the DACA-Eligible Population in Key States

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Date of Publication: 
2017 Nov

Source Organization: 
New American Economy

What Do Amazon’s Top 20 Finalists Have in Common? They’re Welcoming, Diverse Communities

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Date of Publication: 
2018 Jan

Amazon just announced the 20 finalist metropolitan areas for its second headquarters. Amid the lively debate about which metros made the cut and why, a pattern has emerged.

Source Organization: 
New American Economy

Immigrants in Georgia

Report Author: 
American Immigration Council
Date of Publication: 
2017 Oct

Source Organization: 
American Immigration Council

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

Report Author: 
Cristobal Ramón & Raven Quesenberry
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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Source Organization: 
Bipartisan Policy Center

Revving Up the Deportation Machinery: Enforcement under Trump and the Pushback

Report Author: 
Randy Capps, Muzaffar Chishti, Julia Gelatt, Jessica Bolter, & Ariel G. Ruiz Soto
Date of Publication: 
2018 May

Revving Up the Deportation Machinery: Enforcement under Trump and the Pushback results from a year-long study into how immigration enforcement has been handled by the Trump administration. The enforcement environment, the report finds, has changed in two different ways. The administration has become much more aggressive in seeking to remove any unauthorized immigrant - regardless of whether a crime has been committed. However, the report finds that arrests and deportations are about at half the level during their peak (2008-2011).

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Imprisoned Justice: Inside Two Georgia Immigrant Detention Centers

Report Author: 
Center for Immigrants' Rights, Penn State Law
Date of Publication: 
2017 May

The United States has steadily expanded its use of immigrant detention from about 30 detained immigrants per day prior to 1980 to 41,000 in 2016. Now the world's largest immigrant detention system, it relies heavily on for-profit facilities, with 72 percent of immigration detention beds located in for-profit facilities in 2015 compared to only seven percent of imprisoned non-immigrants in 2014.

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Other

The Contributions of New Americans in Georgia

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Date of Publication: 
2016 Aug
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