Does Crime Drop When Immigrants Move In?

Does Crime Drop When Immigrants Move In?

There are 22 comments on the National Public Radio story from Mar 9, 2013, titled Does Crime Drop When Immigrants Move In?. In it, National Public Radio reports that:

As lawmakers in Washington continue to negotiate over immigration policies, they'll have to grapple with a fundamental disagreement about the link between immigrants and crime.

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“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#2 Mar 9, 2013
Immigrants or Illegal Aliens, there is a difference!

"Immigration refers to the movement of people between countries. While the
movement of people has existed throughout human history at various levels,
modern immigration implies long-term, legal, permanent residence. Short-term
visitors and tourists are considered non-immigrants (see expatriate).
Immigration across national borders in a way that violates the immigration
laws of the destination country is termed illegal immigration."

"Illegal immigration refers to immigration across national borders in a way
that violates the immigration laws of the destination country. Under this
definition, an illegal immigrant is a foreigner who either has illegally
crossed an international political border, be it by land, water, or air, or
a foreigner who has entered a country legally but then overstays his/her
visa. "
lolol

Albuquerque, NM

#3 Mar 9, 2013
the have-nots will always steal from the haves until they think they have what's due them. immigration status matters not at all.

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#4 Mar 9, 2013
Cricket 23 wrote:
Immigrants or Illegal Aliens, there is a difference!
"Immigration refers to the movement of people between countries. While the
movement of people has existed throughout human history at various levels,
modern immigration implies long-term, legal, permanent residence. Short-term
visitors and tourists are considered non-immigrants (see expatriate).
Immigration across national borders in a way that violates the immigration
laws of the destination country is termed illegal immigration."
"Illegal immigration refers to immigration across national borders in a way
that violates the immigration laws of the destination country. Under this
definition, an illegal immigrant is a foreigner who either has illegally
crossed an international political border, be it by land, water, or air, or
a foreigner who has entered a country legally but then overstays his/her
visa. "
There is a big difference here in California between neighborhoods full of LEGAL immigrants and those that are home to lots of illegal immigrants.
for example s
South Los Angeles is home to many illegal immigrants and is dirty and dangerous and no one goes there unless they have to.
Westminster is home to many LEGAL immigrants and is clean and a tourist destination

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#5 Mar 9, 2013
lolol wrote:
the have-nots will always steal from the haves until they think they have what's due them.

immigration status matters not at all.
Example:

Illegal Aliens Receive Billions in IRS Tax Benefits

Friday, 23 Sep 2011 05:17 PM

By James Walsh

On July 7, 2011, the U.S. Department of Treasury's inspector general for tax
administration issued a startling report entitled "Individuals Who Are Not
Authorized to Work in the United States Were Paid $4.2 Billion in Refundable
Credits."

No wonder the nation's finances are in turmoil.

******It is clear that unauthorized aliens are filing ITIN tax returns with fraudulent data.******

The Treasury report found that "One common type of
fraudulent refund involves taxpayers fabricating a Wage and Tax Statement (Form W-2) that shows excess withholding and results in a tax refund."

Read more on Newsmax.com : Illegal Aliens Receive Billions in IRS Tax
Benefits
ronnie

Salt Lake City, UT

#6 Mar 9, 2013
Every neighborhood in Utah that has turned dominant illegals is more crime ridden. You don't have to know too much to notice, every article in papers and on news implicate illegals, whether murders, robbery, ID theft Etc. The question is actually redundant if you've lived in this Country all your life. There is no doubt illegal aliens have destroyed once beautiful areas and communities. California is literally a dump compared to many area's that were once the pearls of this Nation. Toilet is a better example. All illegals or immigrant's are diverse culturally , but crime has been proven to be dominant in South American immigrant's.
North American Proud

Miami, FL

#7 Mar 9, 2013
ronnie wrote:
Every neighborhood in Utah that has turned dominant illegals is more crime ridden. You don't have to know too much to notice, every article in papers and on news implicate illegals, whether murders, robbery, ID theft Etc. The question is actually redundant if you've lived in this Country all your life. There is no doubt illegal aliens have destroyed once beautiful areas and communities. California is literally a dump compared to many area's that were once the pearls of this Nation. Toilet is a better example. All illegals or immigrant's are diverse culturally , but crime has been proven to be dominant in South American immigrant's.
South Americans immigrants??!! 80 to 90% of immigrants in this country are from North America! I imagine in Utah there are more people from Mexico than say Argentina.
Jaimie

Madison, WI

#8 Mar 9, 2013
I lived at Southview Apartments in Madison Wisc on a frontage road.

One thing I did was learn to make a stiff BRandy Slush, chicken and mole, fajita meats but with only my own flavor creation, Shrimp Cocktale with Delmanti katchup. I held neighborhood meetings with a band, I bought drum and guitar and had a keyboard, SONNY was going to permit only legal band into VFW hall.

We found murder, unlawful residents, drug dealers, SSN and ID racketeering rings, all the legal immigrnats owuld expose all illegals of the above criteria and I would call police to the apartment kick everyone in the hall, and finish my dirnk while they are slightly bubbly wanted to turn in all unlawfuls and all exposure they new.

Then the Black races moved in upstairs, my daughter twisted her ankle and they are 911 happy for crime stopper cocaine fene cop hookers in the line of service. They yelled at me I was a bad mother, but I had to get my daughter to see if she can stand on her own to see if it was BROKEN or not and then we would go back to the car. Within 2 weeks I reported a cirme at the CHEMICAL LAB next door as SHE REPORTED me for yelling at my girls to clean their f'n room, no where near my girls. They had a baby named PEPE that was in cartiac arrest from poisneing to much medications, mother was young freakin out and shaking poor pepe and I asked to give the child to me and brought him back to conciousness, he his eyes were rolling backwards. Got 911 to get child in ambulence as the driver wanted to ask questions I told the mother to grab pepe and run to the vehicle and get in, he can ask questions form the vehicle.

Civic duty no pay glad to help where I can.

Since: Apr 10

Houston, TX

#9 Mar 9, 2013
californio wrote:
<quoted text>There is a big difference here in California between neighborhoods full of LEGAL immigrants and those that are home to lots of illegal immigrants.
for example s
South Los Angeles is home to many illegal immigrants and is dirty and dangerous and no one goes there unless they have to.
Westminster is home to many LEGAL immigrants and is clean and a tourist destination
Hide in plain sight. How can you tell who's who? You would be surprised who's illegal. When a national E-Verify law rolls out many will lose their jobs. Close to half of all Hispanics in California are illegal or children of illegals.
ronnie

Brigham City, UT

#10 Mar 9, 2013
Jaimie wrote:
I lived at Southview Apartments in Madison Wisc on a frontage road.
One thing I did was learn to make a stiff BRandy Slush, chicken and mole, fajita meats but with only my own flavor creation, Shrimp Cocktale with Delmanti katchup. I held neighborhood meetings with a band, I bought drum and guitar and had a keyboard, SONNY was going to permit only legal band into VFW hall.
We found murder, unlawful residents, drug dealers, SSN and ID racketeering rings, all the legal immigrnats owuld expose all illegals of the above criteria and I would call police to the apartment kick everyone in the hall, and finish my dirnk while they are slightly bubbly wanted to turn in all unlawfuls and all exposure they new.
Then the Black races moved in upstairs, my daughter twisted her ankle and they are 911 happy for crime stopper cocaine fene cop hookers in the line of service. They yelled at me I was a bad mother, but I had to get my daughter to see if she can stand on her own to see if it was BROKEN or not and then we would go back to the car. Within 2 weeks I reported a cirme at the CHEMICAL LAB next door as SHE REPORTED me for yelling at my girls to clean their f'n room, no where near my girls. They had a baby named PEPE that was in cartiac arrest from poisneing to much medications, mother was young freakin out and shaking poor pepe and I asked to give the child to me and brought him back to conciousness, he his eyes were rolling backwards. Got 911 to get child in ambulence as the driver wanted to ask questions I told the mother to grab pepe and run to the vehicle and get in, he can ask questions form the vehicle.
Civic duty no pay glad to help where I can.
Well folks, what more can be said. This is the future of America. WTF
confused citizen

Avon, IN

#11 Mar 9, 2013
Cricket 23 wrote:
<quoted text>
Example:
Illegal Aliens Receive Billions in IRS Tax Benefits
Friday, 23 Sep 2011 05:17 PM
By James Walsh
On July 7, 2011, the U.S. Department of Treasury's inspector general for tax
administration issued a startling report entitled "Individuals Who Are Not
Authorized to Work in the United States Were Paid $4.2 Billion in Refundable
Credits."
No wonder the nation's finances are in turmoil.
******It is clear that unauthorized aliens are filing ITIN tax returns with fraudulent data.******
The Treasury report found that "One common type of
fraudulent refund involves taxpayers fabricating a Wage and Tax Statement (Form W-2) that shows excess withholding and results in a tax refund."
Read more on Newsmax.com : Illegal Aliens Receive Billions in IRS Tax
Benefits
Well let me ask how can illegal aliens claim as dependents their family members that live in Mexico and they don't even support them all year and since they have so many family members that they lend some out.

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#12 Mar 10, 2013
"It's sad when some politicians and certain segments of our population want to degrade our American Citizenship to the point where it has no value or meaning."

“gun control takes two hands”

Since: Mar 13

outdoors

#13 Mar 10, 2013
Cricket 23 wrote:
"It's sad when some politicians and certain segments of our population want to degrade our American Citizenship to the point where it has no value or meaning."
You sir, are a wise man.
Magadala

Gig Harbor, WA

#14 Mar 10, 2013
No comment necessary, you guys have beat me to it!
confused citizen

Avon, IN

#15 Mar 10, 2013
How do illegal immigrants get Indiana License plates with fake universal license they go to people that create them. They also create fake green cards. I wish we citizens had it that easy. I know of one illegal that had an accident and I bet you that insurance company of the other person can find him. Must be nice to get away with all that.

Since: Apr 08

Location hidden

#16 Mar 10, 2013
confused citizen wrote:
<quoted text>Well let me ask how can illegal aliens claim as dependents their family members that live in Mexico and they don't even support them all year and since they have so many family members that they lend some out.
Duh! By filing a fraudulent return.

Never heard of anyone cheating on their tax returns?

Since: Apr 08

Location hidden

#17 Mar 10, 2013
North American Proud wrote:
<quoted text> South Americans immigrants??!! 80 to 90% of immigrants in this country are from North America! I imagine in Utah there are more people from Mexico than say Argentina.
From the Desert News:

"Court records of people facing deportation proceedings in Utah show that just over half of such illegal aliens are Mexican — but people in Utah facing deportation came from 72 countries, from Tonga to Russia, New Zealand, Mongolia and Vietnam.

This March, exactly 1,100 immigration cases were pending in Utah courts. Of those, 610 (55 percent) involved people from Mexico, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University.

About 84 percent in Utah facing deportation are from Latin American countries (including Mexico). Guatemala and El Salvador each make up about 8 percent, the most after Mexico."

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#18 Mar 11, 2013
spytheweb wrote:
<quoted text>
Hide in plain sight. How can you tell who's who? You would be surprised who's illegal. When a national E-Verify law rolls out many will lose their jobs. Close to half of all Hispanics in California are illegal or children of illegals.
Westminster has a High population of people from Southeast Asia who came here as legal immigrants(Its nickname is Little Saigon) that is known from census records.

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#19 Mar 11, 2013
"I've never met anyone that voted for B.O. either time, but then I don't hang out at the Welfare Office or La Raza headquarters."

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#20 Mar 11, 2013
As they use to say on "Rawhide" "Round'em up and move'em out"

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#21 Mar 11, 2013
confused citizen wrote:
<quoted text>

Well let me ask how can illegal aliens claim as dependents their family members that live in Mexico and they don't even support them all year and since they have so many family members that they lend some out.
They start a new family over here!

Have you ever heard of "Anchor" babies?

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