• Arthur Rizer
  • Criminal-justice reform is no boon to illegal aliens

    A common avenue of attack against criminal-justice reform, particularly its mandatory-minimum provisions, is to invoke the bogeyman of illegal immigration. The argument generally suggests that incarcerated aliens would receive some sort of windfall from the legislation. One frequently touted statistic holds that, of the 514 federal inmates who were serving a sentence for “simple possession” […]

  • Arthur Rizer
  • Criminal-justice reform won’t be a boon to illegal aliens

    A common avenue of attack against criminal-justice reform, particularly its mandatory-minimum provisions, is to invoke the bogeyman of illegal immigration. The argument generally suggests that incarcerated aliens would receive some sort of windfall from the legislation. One frequently touted statistic holds that, of the 514 federal inmates who were serving a sentence for “simple possession” […]