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A perceived link between illegal immigration and crime continues to exist. Citizens continue to believe that immigration creates crime and fear that as the immigrant population grows, their safety is

A perceived link between illegal immigration and crime continues to exist. Citizens continue to believe that immigration creates crime and fear that as the immigrant population grows, their safety is jeopardized. Not much research in the field of criminology, however, has focused on examining this perceived relationship between immigration and crime. Those studies which have examined the relationship have mainly relied on official data to conduct their analysis.

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    • Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2011
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      thesis
    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 52-56)
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    • Field of study: Criminology and criminal justice

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    by Lidia E. Nuño

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