4 Nevada killings put neighbors on edge, no motive disclosed
- January 24, 2019
- Ruben Rumbaut, sociology, in The New York Times (AP) and others, Jan. 24, 2019
Since the first days of his presidency, Trump has repeatedly pointed to crimes committed by immigrants in the country illegally to argue that the U.S. needs a border wall and tougher immigration policies. … University of California, Irvine, sociology professor Ruben Rumbaut co-authored a recent study that said crime rates fell sharply from 1990 to 2015 at a time when illegal immigration spiked. Crime rates were low in immigrant-rich and border cities like El Paso, Texas, and San Diego.
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