Just two weeks ago, the U.S. Government released detailed new crime statistics for the entire nation through its Crime in the United States report. These statistics matter because they counter a great deal of hype by many on both sides of the gun control debate.
When Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visited Maine earlier this year, he gave a speech in which he made the following characterization of Lewiston, the most prominent home of Somali immigrants in the state: “We’ve just seen many, many crimes getting worse all the time, and
Who was more likely to be incarcerated in 2015: An Immigrant or a Person Born in the USA? (Fact Check)
Last week, the U.S. Census Bureau released fresh data from its annual American Community Survey that describe the U.S. population in 2015 in considerable detail. The American Factfinder website very handily archives this data and makes it available through guided or customized search. Go ahead