Immigration Fact Checker

Jun 22

Refugees Cost More Than They Pay

More Misinformation from the Media: Refugees have been at the center of a political maelstrom, accused of everything from terrorism to being a drain on taxpayers – prompting President Trump, in one of his first official acts, to suspend the country’s four-decade old refugee resettlement program. But a new study shows that refugees end up …

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Jun 15

Labor Shortage Claim Ignores Automation

More Misinformation from the Media: The New American Economy, a coalition of political and business leaders from across the U.S., supports secure borders and a reduction in illegal immigration. . . . It also supports creating a path for undocumented [i.e. illegal], pay taxes, and learn English to achieve legal status. . . . The …

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Jun 08

Lawmaker Upholds Lawbreakers

More Misinformation from the Media: The fact is, study after study has shown undocumented residents commit fewer crimes and are incarcerated at a much lower rate than those born in this country. Yet under the Trump Administration, arrests of undocumented residents have increased nearly 40 percent from the same period in 2016, including 10,800 people …

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Jun 01

Population Growth Not Necessary for Prosperity

More Misinformation from the Media: What makes America great? . . . [T]he dynamism of entrepreneurs less hamstrung by an oversize welfare state. . . .  But virtually no nation has ever sustained rapid economic growth strong growth without strong population growth. And at a time when every major country including the United States faces …

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May 25

Illegal Aliens Commit More Crimes

More Misinformation from the Media: President Trump, eager to find a rationale to cleanse the country of undocumented immigrants, continues to link such immigrants to rising crime rates and gang violence. . . . But there is no evidence to back up that claim. In fact, study after study, has found that immigrants actually commit …

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May 18

Does the Chronicle Believe in Immigration Laws?

More Misinformation from the Media: When it comes to immigration and border security, the Nativist-in-Chief in the White House is committed, it seems, to a strategy that relies on spreading chaos, fear and debilitating apprehension throughout immigrant communities. His immigration and border security agencies feel unleased. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in particular seem to …

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May 12

Legal Immigrants Oppose Sanctuary

The New York Times reported on the effort of Democrat politicians in Howard County, Maryland, to make the county a sanctuary jurisdiction to benefit illegal aliens. It noted that the politicians were surprised that a number of legal immigrants in the country testified against the proposal. Apparently they didn’t consider that people who play by the rules resent those who don’t.

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May 11

Trump Follows the Rule of Law

More Misinformation from the Media: President Trump’s immigration enforcement initiatives, such as they are have had a rough run in the federal courts . . . Trump wrote, “See you in the Supreme Court.” . . . That followed a noxious broadside on the courts for Press Secretary Sean Spicer that ‘the rule of law …

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May 08

TX Governor Signs Anti-Sanctuary Law

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an anti-sanctuary law which imposes fines on the”sanctuary” jurisdictions in the state which refuse to cooperate with federal immigration law enforcement. In addition to the fines, police chiefs and sheriffs who support sanctuary policies face jail sentences under the new law. Said Abbott, “My top priority is public safety, and this bill furthers that objective by keeping dangerous criminals off our streets.”

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May 04

Progressives Go Over The Cliff

More Misinformation from the Media: San Francisco is one of the most progressive cities in the nation, especially when it comes to national immigration. We believe so much in the natural right of people to join us here in America that we fought to keep our status as a sanctuary city, even in the face …

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