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Session 2: Saturday, June 2nd: 12:00 - 1:50pm
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Immigration enforcement in the US has been ramped up to unprecedented levels under the ideologically nativist Trump administration. The harms experienced by immigrant communities under the policies of the Trump administration and those of his predecessors remain an under-researched aspect of the critical criminology of migration. The speakers included on this thematic panel are working collectively to build an academic literature around these harms and the systems & structures that motivate their continued - and expanding - imposition.


Sarah Tosh is a doctoral candidate in Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her research focuses on the intersections between drug policy, criminal justice policy, and immigration policy. Her dissertation “Aggravated Felonies, Deportation, and the Legal...

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Shirley Leyro, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Borough of Manhattan Community College–CUNY. A critical criminologist, Dr. Leyro’s research focuses on deportation effects – including the impact of the fear resulting from the vulnerability to deportation. Her research...

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Daniel L. Stageman, Ph.D. is the Director of Research Operations at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. His academic work examines political economy and profit in the detention of American immigrants, and the economic context surrounding Federal-local immigration enforcement partnerships.

David C. Brotherton is Professor of Sociology, Urban Education and Criminal Justice at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center, City University of New York and Director of the Center for Social Change and Transgressive Studies. Dr. Brotherton’s research on gangs,...

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