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Immigration Reform Bulletin: June 2010

Published: Jun 30, 2010 7:00 am By: STUART ANDERSON

Immigrants and Crime: Perception vs. Reality

“According to the most recent figures from the U.S. Department of Justice, the violent crime rate in Arizona in 2008 was the lowest it has been since 1971; the property crime rate fell to its lowest point since 1966. In the past decade, as
illegal immigrants were drawn in record numbers by the housing boom, the rate of violent crimes in Phoenix and the entire state fell by more than 20 percent, a steeper drop than in the overall U.S. crime rate." ~Daniel Griswold, director of the Center for Trade Policies Studies at the Cato Institute

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