Immigrants and crime

Fact checks including claims made about the impact of immigration on crime levels and the prison system

18 September 2018

EU immigrant workers in the UK: five things we learned

The independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) today released a report about the impacts of EU immigrant workers on the UK economy.

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EU immigrant workers in the UK: five things we learned
21 October 2016

Are our prisons "filling up with foreigners"?

Citizens of other countries make up a declining share of the prison population.

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Are our prisons "filling up with foreigners"?
25 April 2014

Foreign national offenders: in prison or leaving the country?

As the Public Accounts Committee releases its report into the performance of the prison system, both Labour and the Coalition's record while overseeing the service comes under scrutiny.

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Foreign national offenders: in prison or leaving the country?
3 January 2013

Are there 4,000 foreign murderers and rapists living freely in the UK?

The Daily Mail, The Sun and The Telegraph reported this morning that there are 4,000 foreign national offenders living in the UK. But how accurate is this number?

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Are there 4,000 foreign murderers and rapists living freely in the UK?
13 September 2012

Are foreign nationals leading a surge in crime?

We looked at some of the key claims reported about foreign nationals and crime.

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Are foreign nationals leading a surge in crime?

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