AP Fact Check: Trump and the disputed border crisis
- January 9, 2019
- Ruben Rumbaut, sociology, via Associated Press, The New York Times, PBS, Voice of America, Business Insider, and numerous publications nationwide, Jan. 9, 2019
Multiple studies from social scientists and the libertarian think tank Cato Institute
have found that people here illegally are less likely to commit crime than U.S. citizens,
and legal immigrants are even less likely to do so. … And Ruben Rumbaut, a University
of California, Irvine sociology professor, co-authored a recent study that noted crime
rates fell sharply from 1990 to 2015 at a time when illegal immigration spiked.
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