Friday, September 5, 2014

Deportations Have "No Observable Effect" On Crime Rate, Study Concludes
"Six years after the federal government opened an immigration enforcement program intended to improve public safety, deporting hundreds of thousands of people, many of them convicted criminals, a new study has concluded that the program has had 'no observable effect on the overall crime rate.'

The finding 'calls into question the longstanding assumption that deporting noncitizens who commit crimes is an effective crime-control strategy,' said the study, conducted by two law professors at the University of Chicago and New York University."

Read the current draft 

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