Elizabeth Cohen discusses crime, sanctuary cities in BuzzFeed News

Elizabeth Cohen 2017Elizabeth Cohen, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the BuzzFeed News article, "What's Behind Chicago's High Murder Rate? Not Its Sanctuary City Policies." "Many factors contribute to spikes in crime in Chicago and elsewhere because it does happen in lots of other places," she tells BuzzFeed News. But immigration isn't among them. Studies make it clear that crime in sanctuary jurisdictions is lower than in non-sanctuary cities, she says. 08/22/17