Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Immigrants And Crime

Nativists complain that "illegals" are bring crime to the U.S. along with their cheap labor. The street gangs of Los Angeles are usually thrown up as evidence. A study of crime and incarceration in California debunks that claim. U.S.-born criminals vastly outnumber the immigrant criminals -- both in the streets and in the prisons. (See NY Times article.)

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