Research on Immigration and Crime, FY 2019


Funding Opportunity ID: 313333
Opportunity Number: NIJ-2019-15588
Opportunity Title: Research on Immigration and Crime, FY 2019
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 16.560
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: See announcement for full eligibility information.
Agency Code: USDOJ-OJP-NIJ
Agency Name: Department of Justice
National Institute of Justice
Posted Date: Feb 28, 2019
Close Date: May 20, 2019
Last Updated Date: Feb 28, 2019
Award Ceiling: $3,000,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Description: This is a new solicitation undertaken this year to address the administration’s interest in better understanding the nexus of crime and immigration, both legal and illegal. This will involve research on the contributions of illegal immigrants to violent crime and other forms of crime as compared to legal immigrants and native populations – to include subcategories of illegal immigrants and crimes. It will also include research on how illegal immigrants are processed through the criminal justice system relative to other population; as well as research on enforcement activities and crime in 287(g) jurisdictions that have entered into agreements with ICE to delegate immigration authorities to local law enforcement.
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