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Department of Politics, Princeton University
July 28, 2018

Elective Enforcement: The Politics of Local Immigration Policing
By Asya Magazinnik

My data comes from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University, which has collected the universe of immigration detainers issued by ICE from 2002 through 2015, observed at the detainer level.13 For each detainer request issued by ICE, I know the date it was prepared; whether the LEA honored or denied it; the facility, county, and state to which the detainer was sent; whether a criminal charge and/or a criminal conviction ultimately resulted from the detainer; and the highest level crime, if any, for which the individual was convicted. Appendix Figure B.2 illustrates trends in the raw detainer data over time, with the total monthly number of detainers issued in the U.S. plotted on the y-axis.......[Citing TRAC data and research as a TRAC Fellow].

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