Posts Tagged ‘API conviction’


The largest API ethnic groups in CA prisons are:
Vietnamese (22%),
Filipinos (19.8%), and
Laotians (8.5%).

Post-9/11 anti-immigrant policies have increased rates of Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention and deportation for many API immigrant and refugee communities.

In Oakland, the API conviction rate is 34.2%, higher than any other racial/ethnic community.

STAT: API Criminalization

Posted: October 5, 2010 in Statistics
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Over recent years, the criminal justice system and harsh immigration policies have increasingly criminalized Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs) and other communities of color.