Does granting legal status to undocumented immigrants reduce their likelihood of committing crime?

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Yes, granting legal status to undocumented immigrants does reduce their likelihood of committing crime. This answer is based on our reading of the 5 studies in this list for which we were able to identify answers to this question. The studies in this list for which we have identified answers are unanimous on this conclusion.
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