Following up on my story about El Paso’s large immigrant population and low rate of violent crime, the Immigration Policy Center points to a study I missed by the America’s Majority Foundation. The study looks at overall social indicators in states with high immigration rates versus the rest of the country during the immigration boom between 1999-2006. On the subject of crime, the study finds….
• While the overall crime rate in the U.S. dropped 10.9 percent, the crime rate in the 19 states that saw the largest influx of immigrants dropped 13.6 percent.
This article is in follow up to another by the same author that I seeded on 6 July. Here is a link to the article:
Here is a link to the seed: