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If there's a link between urban crime and immigration, sociologists say, it's probably not what you think


(Photoillustration by Dan Zedek, Globe Staff) Photoillustration by Dan Zedek, Globe Staff
By Drake Bennett
January 1, 2006

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AMONG OTHER THINGS, 2005 was the year that the Boston Miracle seemed to become a distant memory. The storied drop in the city's murder rate in the 1990s had drawn scholars, politicians, and police chiefs from around the country to observe and learn from Boston's crime-fighting prowess. But the murder rate has been climbing since it bottomed out in 1999, ... (Full article: 1259 words)

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