An interesting perspective on the misconceptions of the effects of immigration … in Canada. This article was inspired by another article written by Rachel Giese in The Walrus (June 2011).
by Staff, Utne Reader, September - October 2011
The results reveal that “cities with the highest increase in immigration also had the largest decrease in violent crime.” First-generation immigrants, contrary to stereotype, are studious, family-oriented, and unlikely to participate in risky activities. Giese also found that the aversion to crime “extended across all nationalities; it didn’t matter whether a teenager’s family was from India or Trinidad or China.”