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Trump, Defending Immigration Policy, Laments Deaths Caused by People Who ‘Shouldn’t Be Here’

“The parents were emotional and raw as they delivered stories of personal tragedies delivered at the hands of immigrants who had entered the United States illegally” reports nytimes.com. Other studies have found that the immigration has little effect on crime.He has branded many illegal immigrants as “murderers and thieves” who want to “infest our country.” For Mr. Source: nytimes.com Share This:

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2 charts show that crime has dropped as immigration rises in the US

“Using data from the US Census and FBI, researchers from four universities analyzed immigration rates and crime rates for 200 metro areas over the last several decades” writes Leanna Garfield for businessinsider.com. The 10 cities with the largest increases in immigrants had lower crime rates in 2016 than in 1980.The number of areas where immigration and crime both increased was much lower (54 metros).It found that native-born Americans committed 1,794 crimes, while undocumented immigrants perpetrated 782.In 136 metro areas, the immigrant population increased between 1980 and 2016, while crime stayed…

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There is virtually no evidence to support the assumption that increases in immigration lead to more crime

“Robert Adelman, University at Buffalo, and Lesley Reid, University of Alabama Research has shown virtually no support for the enduring assumption that increases in immigration are associated with increases in crime” writes Graham C for businessinsider.com. These associations are strong and stable evidence that immigration does not cause crime to increase in U.S. metropolitan areas, and may even help reduce it. We find no evidence to indicate that immigration leads to more crime and it may, in fact, suppress it.But, what does research say about how immigration impacts crime in…

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Hungary passes ‘Stop Soros’ law making it a crime to help migrants

“Critics of the “Stop Soros law” have branded it as vague and claim that organisations offering legal advice and charity to immigrants could fall foul of it” writes Johnny Mercer for telegraph.co.uk. Hungary’s parliament on Wednesday passed a controversial package of legislation making helping asylum seekers punishable with up to a year in prison.Under the provisions of the new law, dubbed the “Stop Soros law”, it becomes a criminal offence to carry out “organisational activities” that assist immigrants not entitled to protection with asylum requests, and to help people “residing illegally…

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Germany tells Trump to stop lying about its crime rate

“Trump just repeated his false claim that crime in Germany is up due to immigration” reports nypost.com. In fact, crime in Germany has fallen to its lowest levels since 1992, even as the country has become home to a million refugees fleeing war-torn nations in the Middle East and North Africa. “Again!. However, the facts didn’t stop Trump from doubling down on the claim and insisting Merkel’s government was cooking crime stats. “Crime in Germany is up 10% plus (officials do not want to report these crimes) since migrants were…

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Why Donald Trump is wrong about Germany’s crime rate

“In an attack on Angela Merkel on Monday, Donald Trump claimed that “crime in Germany is way up”” writes Jon Stone for independent.co.uk. The latest official crime figures we have from Germany show that 5.76 million crimes were reported in 2017.Polls suggest Germans are more worried about crime, with 44 per cent saying they feel less secure in Germany than a year before. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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Ex-head of Met Police calls for more stop and searches and claims migration is fuelling knife crime

“Police should increase the use stop-and-search to tackle soaring tackle knife crime and violence in London, the former head of Scotland Yard who oversaw a huge decline in the use of the powers has said” writes Deputy Political Editor for telegraph.co.uk. Lord Hogan-Howe, the head of the Metropolitan Police between 2011 and 2017 when Theresa May was Home Secretary, believes that the surge in violence means “we now need to increase the amount of stop and search again”.He also linked migration and higher birth rates in parts of London to…

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Cryptocurrency Crooks That Stole $1.8 Million…

“Three crooks that stole $1.8 million in cryptocurrency in a violent heist are now facing up to 25 years in jail in a New York court” writes Jeffrey Francis for livebitcoinnews.com. To pull off the crime, Meza sought the help of three more individuals: Allan Nunez, Darrell Colon, and Cesar Guzman.When the victim got into the minivan, Colon pulled a gun on the victim and demanded his keys and the information needed to get into the cryptocurrency account. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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