Are illegal immigrants causing the most crime in the US?
The tide of illegal immigrants is being reversed, but reports show that crime in the US is still on the rise. Is this really true what people are saying about illegal immigrants and all the crime they commit? What do you think? http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/0731/p01s03-ussc.html Tide of illegal immigrants now being reversed Washington - Some 1.3 million illegal immigrants have left the United States since Congress failed to pass comprehensive immigration reform in the summer of 2007. http://www.washtimes.com/news/2007/jun/04/20070604-113531-5052r/ Violent crime rises 1.3 percent in U.S. It's just hard for me to believe that they do without seeing any current facts!
Asked By: GreasyTony - 9/17/2008
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No as we see every single day not just on our Local News Cast but National as well Americans are Breaking the Laws more and more every single day. And this is something I've never got how so many Americans could be on here talking about Oh I'm just trying to protect our Laws! Then simply why are you breaking them. You... More
Answered By: DJ High Tek - 9/17/2008
Additional Answers (18)
its the gangs that prey on the Illegal Immigrant Community
Answered By: Linnea Quigley - 9/17/2008
Answered By: Leo - 9/17/2008
as far as americans are concerned illegal immigrants are the cause of global warming
Answered By: Neil G - 9/17/2008
I would describe the flow as "reduced", not actually "reversed". That would indicate that less illegal immigrants are arriving, which is not the case. Try checking the statistics in a localized area, say, San Diego since the construction of their 20 miles of wall. Remember, illegal immigrants are people who have... More
Answered By: marconprograms - 9/17/2008
It has been my experience that crimes have not been caused by immigrants of any kind. They don't want to be deported. In Detroit Michigan the safest, crime free area is Mexican town. The rest of the city is dangerous to live or visit.
Answered By: Macman - 9/17/2008
Poverty is the biggest cause of crime in the U.S.
Answered By: Liberty Now! - 9/17/2008
Outside of the fact that they have committed an illegal act simply by being here, all the crimes that they do commit would not have occurred had they not been here. I do not know if they are committing the majority of crimes, but even one is much to many.
Answered By: Sweetharttt - 9/17/2008
It is no easy question to prove because crime by immigrants is covered over by the UK and USA governments, several UK senior police have broken the rules and spoken out about it.
Answered By: mike ingham - 9/17/2008
Thanks for being optimistic, but the truth pervails over hype. For every one person that is taken out of the country, five replaces him or her. No, illegals do not create all the crimes in the country. However, if the person is not here that crime would not have been committed. Thousands of folk have been killed or... More
Answered By: shawnLacey - 9/17/2008
I don't worry too much about illegal immigrants committing felonies. It's their kids I worry about. The second generation Mexican Americans who join gangs and are responsible for the majority of violent crimes in California and probably other states. They also represent the majority in the prison system where they... More
Answered By: Tobias Maximus - 9/17/2008
20 million illegal alien criminals... More
Answered By: Dirty Martini - 9/17/2008
In AZ over 40% of inmates and over 48% of inmates in NM are illegal Mexicans (not counting immigration violations). Just bringing their family values to the US?
Answered By: Docar - 9/17/2008
No; but they are guilty of being "illegal aliens". Just because 'everybody else is doing it', doesn't make it right. If twenty million people jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge are you going to jump too? If you do than you are a fool.
Answered By: TraderG - 9/17/2008
Yes they are Tony. In Los Angeles alone, 95% of arrest warrants for murder are for illegal aliens. I simply can't watch the news without hearing story after story about an illegal who has committed a violent crime.
Answered By: Micky....the resurrection - 9/17/2008
many reported violent crimes are said to be carried out by illegal immigrants... More
Answered By: michele s - 9/17/2008
yes, every one of them that slithers over the border or overstays their visa are criminals, almost all commit some type of fraud, another crime, then how many drive without a license, another crime, and it keeps going and going and going!!
Answered By: Kat M - 9/17/2008
NO I don't think this is true because there are other races that commit crimes not just illegals.
Answered By: Nani - 9/17/2008
The illegal border hoppers are not commiting the "most" but are very largely contributing to the overall crime rate today, take every prison in America today and tally them up majority are blacks/mexicans...then you have the whites...and lastly about 1% are asians/others. This is not hatred towards mexicans or any... More
Answered By: Sergey - 9/17/2008
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