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American Sociological Association
August 2016

The Effects of Perceived Threat, Political Orientation, and Framing on Public Reactions to Punitive Immigration Law Enforcement Practices
By Joshua Woods and Agnieszka Marciniak

After the attacks, unauthorized immigrants increasingly became targets of the government’s counter-terrorism efforts. Several policymakers called for restrictions on immigrant admissions, greater enforcement of preexisting immigration laws, and heightened security at the borders. According to a research group at Syracuse University, the federal prosecution for immigration violations more than doubled between 2001 and 2004.......[Citing TRAC research].

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