U.S. public opinion on criminality among undocumented immigrants, 2018

This statistic shows the public opinion in the United States on whether undocumented immigrants were more likely to commit crimes than American citizens, as of 2018. As of 2018, 69 percent of respondents thought that undocumented immigrants were not more likely to commit crimes than American citizens.

Do you think undocumented immigrants are more likely to commit crimes than American citizens?

Share of respondents
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Release date

July 2018


United States

Survey time period

June 27 - July 1, 2018

Number of respondents

1,020 respondents

Special properties

registered voters

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Missing percentage points to 100 percent are respondents who refused to answer or chose "don't know".

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