Via NPR:

"The Trump administration regularly asserts that undocumented immigrants are predatory and threaten public safety. Immigrant advocates say that talk demonizes an entire class of people.

Now, four academic studies show that illegal immigration does not increase the prevalence of violent crime, or drug and alcohol problems. In the slew of research, motivated by Trump's rhetoric, social scientists set out to answer the question: are undocumented immigrants more likely to break the law?"

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