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Biden’s complete flip-flop on whether crossing border illegally is a crime

3 Aug , 2019   Video

During the first two Democratic presidential debates in 2019, Joe Biden has taken completely opposite positions on the deportation of illegal aliens. In the first debate in Miami, Biden raised his hand along with virtually all the other candidates in agreeing that there should be decriminalization of the border — that it shouldn’t be a crime for someone from another country to cross the US border without permission.…

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On John Gibson’s national radio show to discuss claims that there is no research showing illegal aliens commit crime at high rates

12 Jan , 2019  

Dr. John Lott appeared on John Gibson’s national radio show to discuss claims that there is no research showing illegal aliens commit crime at high rates. Gibson starts off with audio of CNN’s Chris Cuomo falsely claiming that no studies find illegal aliens commit crime at a higher rate than native-born Americans.…

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UPDATED: Responding to Cato’s and others’ attacks on our research regarding crime by illegal immigrants

6 Feb , 2018  

We have already responded to many comments on Twitter and updated the earlier copy of the research.  The latest version can be downloaded here.  The Cato Institute and others have raised new attacks, which we respond to below (including responding to their responses and will continue to update).  Among the comments already addressed in the updated version:

1) A concern is that illegals will commit crime as they pass through Arizona on their way to other jurisdictions.…

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NBC’s Chuck Todd on Trump’s “Mythical Immigrant Criminal”

31 Jan , 2018   Video

After President Donald Trump’s State of the Union on January 30, 2018, NBC’s Chuck Todd attacked President Donald Trump because “he led with let me paint the picture of this mythical immigrant criminal here that I want everyone to make fun about.” Yet, our new research shows that Trump’s claim isn’t about some “mythical” threat.…

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On CRTV’s Get Off My Lawn with Gavin McInnes to discuss crime by Illegal Immigrants

29 Jan , 2018   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to Gavin McInnes on CRTV’s “Get Off My Lawn” to discuss our new research on crime by illegal aliens.

(Tuesday, January 23, 2018)

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions cites CPRC Research on crime by illegal aliens

29 Jan , 2018  

In a major speech on Friday, January 26th, 2018, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered remarks on the Trump administration’s immigration priorities (see here for his entire talk).  He cited our new research from the Crime Prevention Research Center to explain their approach.  Here is the part of his talk where he references our research.…

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Media discussions on our new research on crime by illegal aliens

27 Jan , 2018  

Washington Examiner, January 12, 2018

A new report about crimes committed by illegals finds that younger undocumented immigrants who were eligible for former President Obama’s DACA amnesty program commit far more crimes than other immigrants or U.S. citizens.

In unearthing rare data that details the crimes and sentences of illegals in Arizona, the Crime Prevention Research Center reported that immigrants age 15-35, the general population of the 700,000 in Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, “commit crime at twice the rate of young U.S.

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US Civil Rights Commissioner cites CPRC research on crime by Illegal Aliens on Fox News

26 Jan , 2018   Video

US Civil Rights Commissioner Peter Kirsanow appeared on the Tucker Carlson Tonight Show about crime by illegal aliens.  Kirsanow cited Crime Prevention Research Center research in this discussion.

(January 22, 2018, Segment “A” on show)

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On WMAL’s The Larry O’Connor Show to discuss our new report on crime by Illegal Aliens

26 Jan , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to Larry O’Connor on the big WMAL about our new report on crime by illegal aliens.

(Friday, January 12, 2018, 4:05 to 4:30 PM)

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On the Steve Gruber Show to talk about Arizona DACA-age immigrants are far more likely to commit violent crimes than non-immigrants

25 Jan , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about our new research on crime by illegal aliens.

(Friday, January 19, 2018, from 6:33 to 6:42 AM)

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