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  • 2018-12-31 15:42:21
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  • Note: added a graph from BJS
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imageedit_1_2602214392 Fact check: Ted lieu's claims about southern borders immigrants
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  WikiTribune is fact checking claims made by Ted Lieu about immigrants to the US
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  Ted Lieu, member of the congress, <a href="https://twitter.com/tedlieu/status/1076870227307126785" target="_blank" rel="noopener">wrote a tweet</a> in which he claimed the following :
  <strong>Claim 1 </strong>
  " Violent crime is down"
  <strong>Fact check 1 </strong>
  The bureau of justice statistics <a href="https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=dcdetail&amp;iid=245">collects information each year</a> " data are obtained from a nationally representative sample of about 135,000 households, composed of nearly 225,000 persons, on the frequency, characteristics, and consequences of criminal victimization in the United States"
  This graph from <a href="https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&amp;iid=6427">BJS</a> shows the change in violence over the years:
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  <strong>Claim 2 </strong>
  " Property crime is down"
  <strong>Fact check 2 </strong>
  The National Crime Victimization Survey <a href="https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=tp&amp;tid=32">measures</a> "the property crimes of household burglary, motor vehicle theft, and property theft",
  <strong>Claim 3 </strong>
  " Immigrants, both documented &amp; undocumented, commit less crime than native born citizens"
&nbsp Fact check 3 :
  A report by <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/undocumented-aliens-violent-crime-murder-statistics-data-2018-8">business insider corroborates</a> the analysis found that" <span class="">Statistics suggest, however, that unauthorized immigrants actually commit crimes at lower rates than native-born citizens" </span>
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