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We've got to keep our country safe. You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this. Sweden. They took in large numbers. They're having problems like they never thought possible.

Trump was referring to an interview of Ami Horowitz by Tucker Carlson on Fox News.     Horowitz claimed that "absolute surge in gun violence and rape in Sweden once it began its open-door policy" and that violence has been spreading.  He also noted:

"Between 2012 and 2016 the murder rate [in Sweden] is up almost 70 percent," Horowitz told "Tucker Carlson Tonight," citing the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention. "Rape between 2007 and 2015 is up a similar number, almost 70 percent. These are their statistics, not my statistics."

A Swedish crime survey from 2016 notes:

In 2015, 1.7 per cent of persons stated that they had been exposed to a sexual offence. This is an increase as compared with 2014, when 1.0 per cent stated that they had been exposed. Sexual offences remained at a relatively stable level for the period 2005-2012 with approximately 1 per cent exposure, and an increase occurred thereafter.

Technically an increase from 1.0% to 1.7% is a 70% increase. "Official crime statistics from Sweden actually show that the crime rate has remained steady since 2005."  Sweden does not record the ethnicitiy, race, or religion of those committing crimes, so it is difficult to connect immigrants to crimes. While sexual assault numbers increased starting in 2013, the Washington Post notes why:

While the rate of rape has remained steady in Sweden over the past decade, changes to the legal definition of sexual assault in 2005 and 2013 resulted in increases in reported sexual assault — because more acts now fall within the legal definition and are therefore officially counted.

In addition to crime levels remaining steady, crime levels are also in general low.  For example, Sweden had 87 murders in 2014, which was 0.9 per 100,000 people.  In comparision, the United States had 12,253 murders in 2013, which was 3.9 per 100,000 people.  New York City alone had 348 murders in 2015, which was 4 per 100,000 people. "In response to a record number of asylum applications in 2015, the Swedish government introduced temporary border controls, identity checks and new policies to encourage people to seek refuge in other countries".  Asylum applications reached 163,000 in 2015, but were only 29,000 in 2016. No reports document anything of any significance happening "last night in Sweden".      
Trump, Donald J. "President Trump Holds Rally in Melbourne, Florida." C-SPAN.org. N.p., 18 Feb. 2017. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
"Ami Horowitz Defends Sweden Refugee Claims from Backlash over Trump Remark." Fox News. FOX News Network, 21 Feb. 2017. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
Swedish Crime Survey 2016 (2017): n. pag. Bra. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
Eck, Kristine, and Christopher J. Fariss. "Analysis | No, Sweden Isn't Hiding an Immigrant Crime Problem. This Is the Real Story." The Washington Post. WP Company, 24 Feb. 2017. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
"List of Countries by Intentional Homicide Rate." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
Hill, Michael. "Rate of Homicides Greater in Newark Than New York City | Video." NJTV News. N.p., 06 Jan. 2016. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
Graves, Allison. "Trump's Claim of Attack in Sweden Lacks Proof." @politifact. Tampa Bay Times, 19 Feb. 2017. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
Valverde, Miriam. "Facts on Sweden, Immigration and Crime." PolitiFact. Tampa Bay Times, 20 Feb. 2017. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => Trump Falsely Claims Crime Spike In Sweden From Immigration; Swedish Crime Rate Is Low And Flat [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => trump-falsely-claims-crime-spike-sweden-immigration-swedish-crime-rate-low-flat [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-07-23 20:40:06 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-23 20:40:06 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1598 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [1] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1594 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-23 09:17:15 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-23 09:17:15 [post_content] => "The Trump administration on Wednesday revoked federal guidelines specifying that transgender students have the right to use public school restrooms that match their gender identity." View the actual letter here. "The Education Department has told BuzzFeed News it won't investigate or take action on any complaints filed by transgender students who are banned from restrooms that match their gender identity."  The spokesperson for the Department of Education stated “Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, not gender identity” and “in the case of bathrooms, however, long-standing regulations provide that separating facilities on the basis of sex is not a form of discrimination prohibited by Title IX.”    
Somashekhar, Sandhya, Emma Brown, and Moriah Balingit. "Trump Administration Rolls Back Protections for Transgender Students." The Washington Post. WP Company, 22 Feb. 2017. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => Trump Administration Removes Protections For Transgender Students Regarding Bathrooms [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => trump-administration-removes-protections-transgender-students-regarding-bathrooms [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-02-17 20:49:43 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-02-17 20:49:43 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1594 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [2] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1585 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-22 17:04:45 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-22 17:04:45 [post_content] => National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigned on February 13 after just 22 days in his position amid controversy surrounding his improper interactions with Russian officials. President Obama issued sanctions against Russia after evidence showed Russia hacked the 2016 U.S. elections. After these sanctions were issued, "Flynn has conversations about this time with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the United States, and urged Russia not to retaliate. The call was captured on a wiretap of diplomats’ calls." Flynn denied discussing sanctions with Russian officials not only to the public but also internally to the Trump administration. Sean Spicer eventually acknowledged Flynn had spoken with the Russian Ambassador about these sanctions.  Flynn resigned on February 13 noting he had “inadvertently briefed the Vice President-Elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian ambassador.”  Trump reportedly asked Flynn to resign because of an "erosion of trust" around these calls and "because of what he said to Mike Pence".      
Brook, Tom Vanden. "Trump, Russia and Flynn: A Timeline of Key Events." USA Today. Gannett Satellite Information Network, 15 Feb. 2017. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.
Tapper, Jake. "Fact Check: Trump Statements on Flynn - CNN Video." CNN. Cable News Network, n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.
FLynn, Michael. "Michael Flynn's Resignation Letter." The New York Times. The New York Times, 13 Feb. 2017. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Resigns After Concealing Improper Communications With Russian Officials [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => national-security-advisor-michael-flynn-resigns-just-22-days [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-06-20 02:55:03 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-06-20 02:55:03 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1585 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [3] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1583 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-22 15:34:47 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-22 15:34:47 [post_content] => President Obama issued sanctions against Russia in December 2016 after the FBI and Homeland Security found evidence that "Russian civilian and military intelligence Services (RIS) [were able] to compromise and exploit networks and endpoints associated with the U.S. election, as well as a range of U.S. Government, political, and private sector entities."      
"Issuance of Amended Executive Order 13694; Cyber-Related Sanctions Designations."Resource Center. U.S. Department of the Treasury, 29 Dec. 2016. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). GRIZZLY STEPPE – Russian Malicious Cyber Activity. N.p., 29 Dec. 2016. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => Evidence Compilied By FBI And Homeland Security Indicates Russia Hacked "Networks And Endpoints" Connected To 2016 Presidential Election Systems [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => evidence-compilied-fbi-homeland-security-demonstrates-russia-hacked-2016-presidential-election [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-07-23 20:27:53 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-23 20:27:53 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1583 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [4] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1544 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-18 20:45:27 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-18 20:45:27 [post_content] => Trump Vineyard Estates, a Trump business currently operated by President Trump's son Eric, "applied for six H-2A visas for temporary jobs valid from Jan. 31 through June 30 of this year" which would allow the Vineyard to hire immigrant workers. "The H-2A visa is intended for unskilled or skilled laborers to work in the U.S. on a seasonal basis. For workers to qualify for H-2A classification, the petitioner must demonstrate that there are not enough U.S. workers willing, qualified, or available to do the temporary work." Trump stated in a rally at Boeing headquarters on Friday February 17, 2017 "This is our mantra: Buy American and hire American."      
"Trump Winery under Fire after Applying for Visas Seeking Foreign Workers." Fox News. FOX News Network, 23 Dec. 2016. Web. 18 Feb. 2017.
Sanchez, Monica. "Trump at Boeing Rally: Our New Mantra Is 'Buy American and Hire American'." MRCTV. N.p., 17 Feb. 2017. Web. 18 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => Eric Trump Applies For 6 H-2A Immigrant Visas To Hire Foreign Workers Despite Trump Platform To "Hire American" [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => trumps-son-eric-applies-6-immigrant-visas-hire-foreign-workers-despite-pushes-tighter-immigration-rules [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-07-23 19:54:40 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-23 19:54:40 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1544 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [5] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1542 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-18 20:35:21 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-18 20:35:21 [post_content] => The Chinese government "lodged a complaint [regarding the "one China" policy] with the US after President-elect Donald Trump spoke to Taiwan's leader in a phone call". The "One-China" policy does not recognize any formal separate government in Taiwan.  China does not recognize Taiwan as an official country, and in 1979, the United States formally cut ties with Taiwan.  Since then no President has communicated with leaders of Taiwan until Trump's phone call. Trump said in a Fox News interview that he doesn't feel "bound by a one-China policy unless we make a deal with China having to do with other things, including trade." On February 10 2017 Trump suddenly issued a statement honoring China's One China policy. At the time Trump was waiting for approval for a Trademark in China, which was finally approved on February 14 after years of failed attempts.  While negotiations had begun many years prior, the timing is suspect: this particular trademark was conditionally approved on November 13, less than a week after winning the Presidential election, and a three month period that allows anyone to object ended February 14.  Trump's support of the One China policy came days before the end of the objection period. Trump (and related brands including Ivanka) have dozens of approved and pending trademark registrations in China.      
"Trump-Taiwan Call: China Lodges Protest." BBC News. BBC, 03 Dec. 2016. Web. 18 Feb. 2017.
"China Official Says Trump's Taiwan Comments Cause 'serious Concern'." Fox News. FOX News Network, 12 Dec. 2016. Web. 18 Feb. 2017.
"Trump Tells Chinese President US Will Honor 'one China' Policy." Fox News. FOX News Network, 10 Feb. 2017. Web. 18 Feb. 2017.
Kinetz, Erika. "China Awards Trump Valuable New Trademark." AP News. Associated Press, 15 Feb. 2017. Web. 18 Feb. 2017.
Kinetz, Erika. "Trump Wins Key China Trademark; Are Trump Toilets a Goner?" CTVNews. N.p., 14 Feb. 2017. Web. 18 Feb. 2017.
China Trademark Database. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => Trump Defies China's "One China" Policy By Speaking With Taiwanese Leader, Then Decides To Honor It Days Before Trump Trademark Approved In China [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => trump-defies-chinas-one-china-policy-speaking-taiwanese-leader-decides-honor-days-trademark-approved-china [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-09-23 13:30:04 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-09-23 13:30:04 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1542 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [6] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1539 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-13 19:57:15 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-13 19:57:15 [post_content] => The Congressional Budget Office, a non-partisan budget oversight and analysis group within Congress, issues regular reports about the Federal Budget.  The 2014 Budget and Economic Outlook report noted:

the ACA will reduce the total number of hours worked, on net, by about 1.5 percent to 2.0 percent during the period from 2017 to 2024, almost entirely because workers will choose to supply less labor—given the new taxes and other incentives they will face and the financial benefits some will receive...The estimated reduction stems almost entirely from a net decline in the amount of labor that workers choose to supply, rather than from a net drop in businesses’ demand for labor, so it will appear almost entirely as a reduction in labor force participation and in hours worked relative to what would have occurred otherwise

In other words, the Affordable Care Act lessens the financial burden of healthcare on certain workers who, as a result, may choose to "voluntarily leave their jobs or cut back their hours without fear of losing health insurance" or because of lower health care costs in general.      
"The Budget And Economic Outlook: 2014-2024." (2014): 117-27. Congressional Budget Office. Congress of the United States, Feb. 2014. Web. 13 Feb. 2017.
Farley, Robert. "Lost Jobs’ from Obamacare." FactCheck.org. N.p., 10 Feb. 2014. Web. 13 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => Congressional Budget Office Report Forecasts People Will Work Less Hours Due To Lower Healthcare Costs Under Affordable Care Act/Obamacare [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => congressional-budget-office-report-2014-notes-employees-will-work-slightly-less [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-07-23 19:41:06 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-23 19:41:06 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1539 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [7] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1535 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-13 18:52:45 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-13 18:52:45 [post_content] => During the 7 year period from February 16 2010 until February 10 2017, The NASDAQ Health Care Stock Index (IXHC) is up 171%, with an average 24% increase each year.  The Affordable Care Act was first enacted on March 23 2010.   [caption id="attachment_1536" align="aligncenter" width="653"] Source: NASDAQ (see below citations)[/caption]   During the 7 year period from February 10 2010 to February 10 2017, the S&P 500 Health Care Index is up 133%, with average yearly gains of 19%.   [caption id="attachment_1537" align="aligncenter" width="563"] Source: S&P (see below citations)[/caption]      
"NASDAQ Health Care Index (IXHC) Stock Chart." NASDAQ.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2017.
"S&P Dow Jones Indices." S&P 500 Health Care - S&P Dow Jones Indices. S&P Dow Jones Indicies, LLC, n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => From 2010 to 2017, NASDAQ And S&P 500 Healthcare Stock Indices Have Increased 171% And 133% Respectively [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => 2010-2017-nasdaq-sp-500-healthcare-stock-indices-increased-171-133-respectively [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-07-23 18:59:37 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-23 18:59:37 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1535 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [8] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1533 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-13 17:20:20 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-13 17:20:20 [post_content] => The Ninth Circuit of the United States Court Of Appeals unanimously upheld a Federal District Court decision to block Trump's Immigration Ban executive order.  The ruling included three judges and all voted to uphold this ban block. The court noted the Federal Government has not demonstrated an immediate need for this ban by providing specific threats or other evidence that justifies the ban:

[The Government has not] shown that failure to enter a stay would cause irreparable injury...the government has pointed to no evidence that any alien from any of the countries named in the order has perpetrated a terrorist attack in the United States 

The court notes that the "States have alleged harms to their proprietary interests traceable to the Executive Order", for example in the case of state universities:

The necessary connection can be drawn in at most two logical steps: (1) the Executive Order prevents nationals of seven countries from entering Washington and Minnesota; (2) as a result, some of these people will not enter state universities, some will not join those universities as faculty, some will be prevented from performing research, and some will not be permitted to return if they leave.

The court noted that this executive order does not seem to comply with due process, which applies to all persons (including non-citizens in the United States):

The Government may not deprive a person of one of these protected interests without providing “notice and an opportunity to respond,” or, in other words, the opportunity to present reasons not to proceed with the deprivation and have them considered...The Government has not shown that the Executive Order provides what due process requires, such as notice and a hearing prior to restricting an individual’s ability to travel

The court also notes how the Government argued that Executive Orders are not subject to any sort of review or checks and balances:

The Government has taken the position that the President’s decisions about immigration policy, particularly when motivated by national security concerns, are unreviewable, even if those actions potentially contravene constitutional rights and protections...There is no precedent to support this claimed unreviewability, which runs contrary to the fundamental structure of our constitutional democracy

A second Federal judge upheld the travel ban block on October 18, 2017, noting that "plaintiffs challenging the policy were likely to succeed in proving that it violated the non-discrimination law 'to the extent that it bars entry by immigrants on the basis of nationality.'"  
"STATE OF WASHINGTON; STATE OF MINNESOTA V. DONALD J TRUMP; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY; REX TILLERSON; JOHN KELLY." (2017): 1-29. UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT. Web.
Savage, Charlie. "6 Highlights From the Ruling on Trump’s Immigration Order." The New York Times. The New York Times, 09 Feb. 2017. Web. 13 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => Federal Court Of Appeals Upholds Block To Immigration Ban, Citing No Immediate Need Or Imminent Threats, No Due Process, And Causing Harm To States; Second Judge Notes Violation Of Non-Discrimination Law [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => federal-court-appeals-upholds-block-immigration-ban [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-11-23 21:09:07 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-11-23 21:09:07 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1533 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [9] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1528 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-13 15:20:52 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-13 15:20:52 [post_content] => As one of his first acts as President, Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning immigration from 7 Middle Eastern countries and halting refugee admissions. During a January 28 2017 interview with Judge Jeanine on Fox News, former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani described how Trump's immigration ban executive order was created.  Giuliani said "when [Trump] first announced it he said Muslim ban.  He called me up he said put a commission together, show me the right way to do it legally".  He further added "we focused on, instead of religion, danger.  The areas of the world that create danger for us." Watch the live interview here (starting at 3:26). Only 17 out of the 154 documented foreign born terrorists between 1975 and 2015 in the United States are from the 7 countries on the ban list, with a combined total zero deaths related to terrorism.      
Justice With Judge Jeanine. Perf. Jeanine Pirro and Rudy Giuliani. Www.foxnews.com. FOX News Network, 28 Jan. 2017. Web. 13 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => Former NYC Mayor Giuliani States Trump Asked Him To Create Muslim Ban And To Show Him "Way To Do It Legally" [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => former-nyc-mayor-giuliani-states-trump-asked-create-muslim-ban-show-right-way-legally [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-07-23 18:50:29 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-23 18:50:29 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1528 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) ) [post_count] => 10 [current_post] => -1 [in_the_loop] => [post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1598 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-27 01:19:02 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-27 01:19:02 [post_content] => In a rally in Melbourne, FL on February 18, Trump referenced spikes in crime in Europe because of immigration, specifically something that occurred "last night in Sweden".  He said:

We've got to keep our country safe. You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this. Sweden. They took in large numbers. They're having problems like they never thought possible.

Trump was referring to an interview of Ami Horowitz by Tucker Carlson on Fox News.     Horowitz claimed that "absolute surge in gun violence and rape in Sweden once it began its open-door policy" and that violence has been spreading.  He also noted:

"Between 2012 and 2016 the murder rate [in Sweden] is up almost 70 percent," Horowitz told "Tucker Carlson Tonight," citing the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention. "Rape between 2007 and 2015 is up a similar number, almost 70 percent. These are their statistics, not my statistics."

A Swedish crime survey from 2016 notes:

In 2015, 1.7 per cent of persons stated that they had been exposed to a sexual offence. This is an increase as compared with 2014, when 1.0 per cent stated that they had been exposed. Sexual offences remained at a relatively stable level for the period 2005-2012 with approximately 1 per cent exposure, and an increase occurred thereafter.

Technically an increase from 1.0% to 1.7% is a 70% increase. "Official crime statistics from Sweden actually show that the crime rate has remained steady since 2005."  Sweden does not record the ethnicitiy, race, or religion of those committing crimes, so it is difficult to connect immigrants to crimes. While sexual assault numbers increased starting in 2013, the Washington Post notes why:

While the rate of rape has remained steady in Sweden over the past decade, changes to the legal definition of sexual assault in 2005 and 2013 resulted in increases in reported sexual assault — because more acts now fall within the legal definition and are therefore officially counted.

In addition to crime levels remaining steady, crime levels are also in general low.  For example, Sweden had 87 murders in 2014, which was 0.9 per 100,000 people.  In comparision, the United States had 12,253 murders in 2013, which was 3.9 per 100,000 people.  New York City alone had 348 murders in 2015, which was 4 per 100,000 people. "In response to a record number of asylum applications in 2015, the Swedish government introduced temporary border controls, identity checks and new policies to encourage people to seek refuge in other countries".  Asylum applications reached 163,000 in 2015, but were only 29,000 in 2016. No reports document anything of any significance happening "last night in Sweden".      
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