Dr. Charis Kubrin on Immigration and Crime

Premiere DateJun 29, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:44 Dr. Charis Kubrin
02:08 Relationship Between Immigration and Crime
03:26 Crime Lower in Immigrant Communities
06:00 Why Are Immigrants Blame For Crime?
08:10 How Can Perceptions Change?
11:09 Outro
11:51 Peach Boy Jay Som
15:05 Finish

Dr. Charis Kubrin joins the show to discuss her recent report exploring the link between immigration and crime, why crime rates are lower in immigrant communities, and why immigrants are persistently blamed for crime in America.

Dr. Charis Kubrin is a professor of criminology, law and society at the University of California Irvine School of Social Ecology. She’s also the co-author of a study entitled “Immigration and Crime: Assessing a Contentious Issue,” which has just been published in the in the Annual Review of Criminology. Click here to read more about the study.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…