Michael Light’s Paper on Undocumented Immigration and Violent Crime Publisher’s Most Popular Article of 2018

Does Undocumented Immigration Increase Violent Crime?,” by CDE affiliate Michael Light and Ty Miller (Purdue), was Wiley Sociology’s most popular article of 2018. The article received an Altmetric Attention Score of 1914, putting it in the top five percent of all research outputs scored by Altmetric. According to the data collecting resource, the paper is also the highest-scoring article from the journal (Criminology), first among 661 papers, tracked by Altmetric.