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Heather Mac Donald Seeing Straight And Hitting Hard
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July 20, 2006, 03:06 PM
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Heather Mac Donald has piece in the the latest City Journal in which she highlights a few underreported facts about modern immigration.[Seeing Today’s Immigrants Straight] Here`s one:

Open-borders conservatives point to the relatively low crime rate among immigrants to deny any connection between high immigration and crime. But unless we can prevent immigrants from having children, a high level of immigration translates to increased levels of crime. Between the foreign-born generation and their American children, the incarceration rate of Mexican-Americans jumps more than eightfold, resulting in an incarceration rate that is 3.45 times higher than that of whites, according to an analysis of 2000 census data by the pro-immigrant Migration Policy Institute.