Tag: Immigrants and crime

Henryk Siwiak, a Polish immigrant, was fatally shot on September 11, 2001

Revisiting the City’s Lone And Unsolved Homicide on 9/11

A Polish immigrant was the victim of the only homicide reported on September 11, 2001. Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska produced a radio story about Henryk Siwiak for our partner, WNYC Radio.

U.S.-Mexico Border - Photo: wonderlane/flickr

Poll Shows Border Residents Feel Safe: Advocates Argue Border Security Threat Exaggerated

Despite claims of “murder and mayhem” on the U.S.-Mexico border, a new opinion poll shows that residents in Arizona, Texas, New Mexico and California feel secure in their neighborhoods.

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Report Says Immigrants Responsible For Drop In Crime

A new report in Social Science Quarterly debunks the claim that immigrants cause a rise in crime, despite the assertions of SB 1070 supporters.