According to the Cato Institute’s 2017 study, undocumented immigrants are 44 percent less likely to commit an imprisonable offense than their American-born counterparts. Meanwhile, according to Pew, 66 percent of undocumented immigrants have lived in the US for over ten years. US News and World Report found that undocumented workers paid almost $12 billion in taxes in 2016. And the Congressional Research Service has revealed that since 2011, undocumented immigration to the US has reached a 40-year low.
Just so we’re all on the same page here.
(Originally posted February 11, 2017)