Immigration Fact Checker

Jan 19

Sessions Makes a Moral Case

More Misinformation from the Media: While the Bible has plenty of contradictory passages, scripture scholars and religious leaders . . . widely agree God’s central message to the Israelites is to protect and defend the stranger. . . .  Christian leaders frequently draw from biblical sources to make a moral case for why we need …

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Jan 11

Rubin Spreads Falsehoods

More misinformation from the media: Anti-immigration advocates, including Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), have long peddled phony facts and misleading rhetoric to support their objection to both legal and illegal immigration. Some of their allegations are easily debunked. Immigrants are not “pouring” over the border. And President Obama dramatically increased the number of deportations: ‘The Obama …

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Jan 05

Follow California? Really?

More Misinformation from the Media: Donald Trump’s appeal in northern industrial states was an economic message of bringing growth to stagnant communities. He also won in part with a tough line on immigration. Newly released Census data indicate that when it comes to making policy, he’ll have to choose between those agendas. . . . …

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Dec 29

NPR Hypes ‘Worker Shortage’

More Misinformation from the Media: President-elect Donald Trump says he will double the nation’s growth rate during his time in office. That promise will be difficult to keep. . . . But right now, getting more people into the labor force is a challenge. For one thing, it means fighting a demographic tide. “We have …

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Dec 22

Spin Doctoring a Report

More Misinformation from the Media: Rather that [sic] hurting the United States, immigrants from Mexico and elsewhere are a boon to it. That’s the conclusion of a new report from the National Academies of Sciences and Medicine. . . . Francine D. Blau, professor of economics at Cornell University and chair of the 14-member panel …

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Dec 19

Corrupt, Dishonest NYT ‘Proud to Be a Sanctuary City’

Monday’s New York Times continued the paper’s campaign against enforcing America’s immigration laws with an histrionic editorial, “Proud to Be a Sanctuary City.”  Some excerpts from the Editorial Board’s preening: “If the next president’s immigration agenda includes a pitched battle over ‘sanctuary’ cities… the proper response from places like New York will be: bring it on.   The …

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Dec 15

The Lie That Won’t Die Revisited

More Misinformation from the Media: President Obama has deported over 2.5 million people through 2014, the last year that government data is available. . . . In immigration circles, [President] Obama has deservedly earned the nickname “Deporter in Chief”. . . . While Donald Trump has only talked about wanting to deport millions of undocumented …

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Dec 08

Seattle Times Manipulates and Misleads

More Misinformation from the Media: America is a nation of immigrants and a welcoming land of opportunity. This increases the nation’s strength and stature. . . . Trump has said the 14th Amendment’s provision of citizenship to those born in the U.S. should not be denied to children of immigrants without documents. That echoes his …

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Dec 01

Sun Times Twists Words

More Misinformation from the Media: Maybe Cardinal Blase Cupich, and his compassionate, vocal embrace of immigrants, will rub off on Gov. Bruce Rauner. . . . Back home in Illinois, immigrants of many backgrounds remain anxious and fearful about a Donald Trump presidency. They need to hear from Rauner that he is on their side, …

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Nov 23

NYT: No Purge of Criminal Aliens

More Misinformation from the Media: President-elect Donald Trump says he will move immediately to deport or imprison two million . . . unauthorized-immigrant criminals. . . . Like many of his proposals, this one sounds tough and straightforward, but it makes no sense under scrutiny and is frightening to think about. Start with the fact …

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