Relevancy of a Victim’s Immigration Status in State Criminal Court Proceedings (August 24, 2022) [pdf]

This publication provides prosecutors with case law and statutory analysis regarding when and under what circumstances a victim’s immigration status is considered relevant or irrelevant in a criminal case. It looks at how courts across the country handle evidence of a victim’s immigration status generally, addresses how courts treat a witness’s immigration status evidence in criminal proceedings, in particular, and offers prosecutors strategies and useful resources.