Catalogue 2019 - 2020

CJ 440 Immigration and Crime


3 cr.


CJ 101, CJ 210 and Junior or Senior standing.

Course Description

This course will be an introduction to the topic of immigration and crime. It will explore the prevailing myths and realities vis-à-vis the immigration-crime nexus in the contemporary American context. The politics of immigration and crime and its impact on criminal justice policy will also be explored. Finally, pressing global issues regarding immigration and crime will be introduced.