Border Residents’ Perceptions of Crime and Security in El Paso, Texas
When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists.(Press Conference, Trump Tower, New York City, 16 June 2015)
2. Empirical Links between Immigration and Crime
3. Perceptions of Crime and Fear of Crime
4. U.S.-Mexico Border and Crime
5. Methods and Data
7. Perceptions of Safety
8. Neighborhood Descriptions
9. Felony Conviction
12. Border Crime Paradox
Conflicts of Interest
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|(n = 906) (%)|
|Perceptions of Safety|
|Description||(n = 907) (%)|
|B (SE)||OR||B (SE)||OR|
|Years of education||0.001|
|Not raised in El Paso||0.453|
|Years living in El Paso||−0.036|
|Not a U.S. citizen||−2.370|
|Not a permanent resident||−1.980|
|Does not have work visa||−13.556 ****|
|1.279 × 10−6||−14.612|
|4.507 × 10−6|
|Is not undocumented||−0.135|
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