On undocumented immigrants’ “criminal” record

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” Despite the Trump administration’s emphasis on the criminal records of undocumented immigrants, studies have found that immigrants are significantly less likely to commit crimes than individuals born in the US. Analyses of US census data since 1980 concluded that immigrant males aged 18 to 39 were incarcerated at rates of one-fifth that of natives ”

Sabrina Siddiqui & Oliver Laughland, ‘Trump plans to greatly expand number of immigrants targeted for deportation’, The Guardian

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