What 7 statistics tell us about immigration and crime


CNN—US President Donald Trump doubled down on his claims tying immigrants to crime as he made his case for the border wall in an Oval Office address Tuesday night. But many researchers argue that immigrants are, in fact, less likely to commit crimes.

Where Does Illegal Immigration Mostly Occur? Here's What The Data Tell Us. The Trump administration has claimed there is a national security crisis at the southern border. In fact, the majority of undocumented immigrants in this country crossed the border legally.