Sanctuary cities don’t ‘breed crime.’ They encourage people to report crime.

The idea of “sanctuary cities”–local governments that have made it policy not to coordinate their activities with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)–has been in the news a lot lately. While national officials argue that the sanctuary city approach leads to more crime, this is an example of an argument dissociated from the facts of Read More…

Save the Dream, Don’t End It.

As the clock ticks down to permanently ending DACA, the odds that Congress and the White House will find a resolution before the March 5th deadline appears to be growing slimmer. Jaime Dominguez, CDP Co-Director and Northwestern political scientist, weighs in on the politics of immigration for Latino Policy Forum here. Most polls show support Read More…