Monday, March 24, 2008

Two Articles on Crime and Immigration

Immigration Reduces Crime Rates

Yahoo! News
March 18, 2008

Contrary to popular stereotypes, areas undergoing immigration are associated with lower violence, not spiraling crime, according to a new study. Harvard University sociologist Robert Sampson examined crime and immigration in Chicago and around the United States to find the truth behind the popular perception that increasing immigration leads to crime.[...]

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Truth about Illegal Immigration and Crime

by Tom Barry, Americas Policy Program Commentary
January 18, 2008

Anti-immigration forces have been hammering into our heads thedangerous link between illegal immigration and increases in violentcrime. Their only problem: the facts don't support their alarmistcontentions. [...]

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