Immigration and Crime – What the Research Says

In his joint address to Congress on Tuesday, President Trump again called attention to “immigrant crime,” and announced the creation the Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement office, or VOICE, which would “work with victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants.”  However, as Cato scholar Alex Nowrasteh has noted, both Census-data driven studies and macro-level studies find that immigrants are less crime-prone than natives.

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