90 Miles From Tyranny : Report DACA-Age, Other Illegals in AZ Are 142% More Likely to Commit Crimes

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Report DACA-Age, Other Illegals in AZ Are 142% More Likely to Commit Crimes


The narrative for the last decade and more has been that illegal aliens, especially DACA-age illegals, are less likely to commit crimes, but newly compiled data doesn’t bear that out. It suggests otherwise.

A report from the Crime Prevention Research Center used detailed information on prisoners who were illegal or legal residents from January 1985 through June 2017.

The report found that undocumented immigrants are “at least 142% more likely to be convicted of a crime than other Arizonans. The report further claims they also tend to commit more serious crimes and serve 10.5% longer sentences, more likely to be classified as dangerous, and 45% more likely to be gang members than U.S. citizens.”

The data, they believe, might “underestimate the share of crime committed by undocumented immigrants.”

According to the abstract, “young convicts are especially likely to be undocumented immigrants. While undocumented immigrants from 15 to 35 years of age make up about 0.81% of the Arizona population, they make up almost 8% of the prison population.”

It continues: “Even after adjusting for the fact that young people commit crime at higher rates, young undocumented immigrants commit crime at twice the rate of young U.S. citizens. These undocumented immigrants also tend to commit more...Read More HERE

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