Immigration Fact Checker

Jul 30

CNN.Money Spins Pro-Illegal Alien Mythology (Part II)

Here are five myths about undocumented [illegal] immigrants, and why they’re wrong. CNN.money 11/20/14. (Editor’s Note: This is part two of our refutation of this article. We dealt with the first two “myths” in the previous fact check. Now we deal with the last three “myths.”) Myth #3: They Drain the System. Undocumented immigrants do …

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Jul 23

CNN.Money Spins Pro-Illegal Alien Mythology (Part I)

Here are 5 myths about undocumented immigrants, and why they’re wrong. Myth # 1: They don’t pay taxes. Undocumented immigrants are already U.S. taxpayers. Collectively they paid an estimated $10.6 billion to state and local taxes in 2010, according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), a research organization that works on tax …

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Jul 16

Murdoch Distorts Trump’s Statement

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who is considered a conservative kingmaker as the man behind Fox News, thinks Donald Trump is “wrong” about immigrants. [He wrote on Twitter]: “Mexican immigrants, as with all immigrants, have low crime rates than [the] native-born.” – cnn.com by Mario Castillo and Brian Stelter 7/13/15 Fact Check: Other media outlets have …

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Jul 09

AP Story Ignores Immigration

The latest example of media bias: Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn’t what it used to be. Pay is sluggish. Many part-timers can’t find full-time work. And a diminished share of Americans either have a job or are looking for one. …

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Jul 02

Trump Challenges Media Etiquette

Here is the latest example of media bias: “The most shocking thing this week about Donald Trump isn’t that he offended Mexicans by calling them rapists or got his objectifying show “Miss USA” kicked off Univision, or that the pageant’s hosts both quit in a huff and one of them called him a clown. . …

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Jun 25

CAPS Deserves Credit for Telling the Truth

Here is the latest example of media bias and reporting malpractice: “Yesterday, the Star-Ledger (Newark) posted the Center for New Community’s response to their columnist Paul Mulshine’s defense of Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS). CAPS is an anti-immigrant organization that uses environmentalism to mask its bigotry. Mulshine claims that CAPS is right to blame all …

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Jun 19

Mass Immigration Brings Disunity and Decline

Population alone does not determine national power, but it is an important component, particularly if those human resources are educated and assimilated. It appears that both the numbers and origins of the new immigrants have caused concerns about immigration’s impact on American culture. Data from the 2010 Census showed a soaring Hispanic population, and at …

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Jun 11

Globalists Care for Gain, Not Countrymen

The battle between the anti-globalizers and the globalization adapters, if you will, is playing out in education, trade, and immigration policy. Unfortunately, too many are playing a cynical game of anti-globalization. . . . Immigration nativists ignore that we need the best and the brightest from around the globe . . . and we still …

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Jun 04

Mass Immigration Doesn’t Boost Wealth

Of course, there’s an easy way for more people to become as rich as Americans. That’s for them to, well, become Americans. . . . The same way that moving a farmer to a factory in, say, China makes them produce and earn more, so does moving a factory worker from China to the United …

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May 28

House Vote Was More Reasonable Than ‘Reason’

A provision in the latest defense authorization bill would have. . . . expressed the sense of Congress that the Pentagon should study the question of whether unlawfully present immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children should be allowed to enlist in the armed forces. . . . [C]onservative Republicans . . . …

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