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Undocumented Immigration

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This chapter, focuses specifically on undocumented immigration, reviewing the handful of recently published studies that examine whether undocumented immigrants are overrepresented in crime statistics and whether the presence of undocumented immigrants across places of varying sizes, from communities to states, leads to higher crime rates. This chapter also underscores the challenges associated with conducting research on undocumented immigration, focusing largely on data limitations.

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Kubrin, C.E., Ousey, G.C. (2023). Undocumented Immigration. In: Immigration and Crime. SpringerBriefs in Criminology(). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-22839-1_5

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