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10 most recent arguments.

They literally all have statistics.

They also each cite their sources - are some of the sources a pain in the ass to get to (registration/logins, paywalls, old java applets, etc.), yes - no argument with you there.

Alex Nowrasteh, “Immigration and Crime-What the Research Says,”

Cato at Liberty, July 14, 2015,

Walter A. Ewing, Daniel E. Martinez, and Ruben G. Rumbaut, “The Criminalization of Immigration in the United States,” American Immigration Council Special Report, July 2015;

Matthew T. Lee, Ramiro Martinez, and Richard Rosenfeld, “Does Immigration Increase Homicide?,” Sociological Quarterly 42, no. 4 (2001): 559-80;

Lesley Williams Reid et al., “The Immigration-Crime Relationship: Evidence across U.S. Metropolitan Areas,” Social Science Research 34, no. 4 (2005): 757-80;

Kristin F. Butcher and Anne Morrison Piehl, “Why Are Immigrants’ Incarceration Rates So Low? Evidence on Selective Immigration, Deterrence, and Deportation,” NBER Working Paper no. 13229, National Bureau of Economic Research, July 2007;

Kristin F. Butcher and Anne Morrison Piehl, “The Role of Deportation in the Incarceration of Immigrants,” in Issues in the Economics of Immigration, ed. George J. Borjas (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000): 351-86;

"Immigrants are in fact much less likely to commit crime than natives, and the presence of large numbers of immigrants seems to lower crime rates."

"Our findings provide evidence that sanctuary policies have no effect on crime rates"

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