WATCH: Center for Immigration Studies debunks claim that illegal aliens commit less crime than Americans

Oct 12, 2022 | Political News

The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) on Tuesday revealed that claims made by a think tank and disseminated by mainstream media, asserting that illegal immigrants commit less crime than native-born Americans, are false.

In February 2018, the Cato Institute's immigration policy analyst, Alex Nowrasteh, concluded from 2015 Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) data that “the conviction and arrest rates for illegal immigrants were lower than those for native-born Americans.”