The Myth of the Criminal Immigrant
Date:  04-05-2018

Research shows that an increased immigrant population hasn't shown an increase in crime
From The Marshall Project in collaboration with The New York Times's Upshot:

The Trump administration’s first year of immigration policy has relied on claims that immigrants bring crime into America. President Trump’s latest target is sanctuary cities.

“Every day, sanctuary cities release illegal immigrants, drug dealers, traffickers, gang members back into our communities,” he said last week. “They’re safe havens for just some terrible people.”

As of 2017, according to Gallup polls, almost half of Americans agreed that immigrants make crime worse. But is it true that immigration drives crime? Many studies have shown that it does not. Continue reading >>>