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Scapegoating Immigrants: Arizona's Real Crisis Is Rooted in State Residents' Soaring Drug Abuse

Senior Research Fellow Mike Males and Executive Director Daniel Macallair investigate Arizona's recent anti-immigrant law.  "" examines crime and drug abuse trends over the past twenty years.  This report uses the best information possible, and the evidence is contrary to the widespread assertions made by many opinion leaders, attributing Hispanic immigrants to a rising crime and drug wave.

Keywords: Arizona, crime trends, Daniel Macallair, immigration, Mike Males, racial disparities, substance use

Posted in Drug Policy

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