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There are many common conceptions and beliefs when it comes to United States immigration. A lot of times these beliefs are in fact misconceptions. This article gives us a look into seven of the most common myths and wrong beliefs about United States immigration. The beliefs reviewed include myths about people coming in through uncontrolled borders, immigrants committing crimes, immigrants being a burden, immigrants asking for asylum, families coming legally, contribution to our society, and the issue being related to Latin Americans.

Key Takeaways:

  • This is because most undocumented immigrants don’t enter illegally through the border, but instead simply overstay a tourist visa once they’re already here.
  • A 2007 study by University of California Irvine also found that even when lacking formal education, immigrant men have a lower rate of incarceration compared to native-born men.
  • Latin American immigrants are actually less likely to be granted asylum, even when their countries are equally dangerous.

“Latin American immigrants are actually less likely to be granted asylum, even when their countries are equally dangerous”

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Myths about US immigration

There are many common conceptions and beliefs when it comes to United States immigration. A lot of times these beliefs are in fact misconceptions. This article gives us a look into seven of the most common myths and wrong beliefs about United States immigration. The beliefs reviewed include myths about people coming in through uncontrolled … Read More

Delete Google Maps? Go ahead, says Google, we’ll still track you – The Register

Google appears to be very interested in knowing where its users are at all times. Google users are complaining that Google Play’s constant use of GPS is draining Android battery life, and it is almost impossible for users to turn of the GPS on their phones without disabling location tracking for all apps. This results … Read More

travel to Jackson Wyoming

Jackson the most unequal city in America. It’s no secret that ski towns have an astounding amount of inequality, but Jackson tops even Aspen and Veil. The housing crisis is real in Jackson. It is the priciest place to rent right now, with the average one bedroom going for $2000. If you want to fit … Read More

Guide to Californian wineries

Visiting California wine country and plotting your course can be overwhelming with all of the great wineries California has to offer. Being able to narrow down regions and wineries can be of a huge help to a visitor looking to experience California wineries. By learning a bit about the different wine regions in California, a … Read More

We listened and your top suggestions are now live in the Bing Maps Preview!

These improvements out, and let us know what you think using the feedback button on the site, by going to Bing Listens, or tweeting them @bingmaps. The Bing Maps team will continue to review your feedback and update the Bing Maps Preview. Bing Maps Preview is currently available in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, … Read More

Smartphone apps now account for half the time Americans spend online | TechCrunch

Now at fifty percent, the percentage of time that consumers use smartphone apps versus other devices and methods to view online data is changing the way that internet companies like Google are finding and presenting that information to their customers. And while the majority of the most popular smartphone apps are from established companies like … Read More

How 1 MapQuest Campaign Made Users 1,000% More Likely to Share Their Data

With every click you take on the internet it seems someone is looking to gather personal information about you. With consumers becoming more savvy to companies ways of gathering information, one company takes steps to encourage users to willfully give up their info. Key Takeaways: To smooth that user experience and save its audience valuable … Read More

8 Things Your First Apartment Needs

Moving out on your own is exciting especially if you are doing it for the first time. It is always a good idea to have a plan for when things go south with your newly acqured freedom because if they do, you guessed it, you are on your own. Let’s compile a list of must … Read More

5 ways travel ruined my life

Wanderlust is real. When you get the itch to travel, it is often hard to satiate without throwing on a backpack and jumping on a plane. Constantly being on the go can really put a wrench in your long term plan. Is it worth it? Key Takeaways: While travel sounds great, it can be hard … Read More

Google Maps is about to change the way you organize your world – BGR

Google has announced a new feature to its Google Maps app: lists of locations in Your Places. This feature currently consists of three starter lists, Favorites, Want to go and Starred places, and allows users to add other lists as desired. Currently available only to Level 4+ Local Guides, Google expects this new addition to … Read More