The top four big cities in America with the lowest rates of violent crime are all in border states: San Diego, Phoenix, El Paso and Austin, according to a new FBI report. And an in-house Customs and Border Protection report shows that Border Patrol agents face far less danger than street cops in most U.S. cities.little back and forth with their Mexico correspondent. Immigration reform is definitely an important issue that the Obama Administration will have to tackle in the near future. I think the upcoming November elections are reason enough to believe that fearmongering over Mexico, Mexican immigrants and the safety of our borders have more political motivation than anything else.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
In the wake of so many U.S. politicians (especially those in AZ) clamoring for greater "border security," it seems that the claim that Mexican drug violence is destabilizing the border regions is simply not true: