Immigration Fact Checker

Oct 16

Stossel Misleads on Immigration

America needs immigrants. Immigrants co-founded most of Silicon Valley’s start-ups. The Patent Office says immigrants invent things at twice the rate of native-born Americans. – John Stossel, Townhall, 10/6/14. Fact Check: John Stossel is a libertarian columnist who, like most libertarians, believes that individual self-interest trumps all or most other goods in society. So, specifically, …

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Oct 09

The Reality of Employment Isn’t So Good

The U.S. job market rebounded in September as the economy added 248,000 jobs, according to government data released Friday morning, a reassuring sign of the nation’s recovery. The unemployment rate crossed a key threshold for the first time in six years, falling to 5.9 percent. – The Washington Post, October 3, 2014. Fact Check: The situation …

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Oct 02

Immigration Won’t Help Baltimore

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to unveil dozens of recommendations . . . intended to lure immigrant families to Baltimore and retain them. The proposals, from increasing the availability of translators at city agencies to making it easier for the undocumented to buy homes, offer insight into the mayor’s pledge to attract 10,000 families over the …

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Sep 25

Billionaires Repeat Labor Shortage Lie

We believe it borders on insanity to train intelligent and motivated [foreign] people in our universities—often subsidizing their education—and then deport them when the graduate. Many of these people, of course, want to return to their home country—and that’s fine. But for those who wish to stay and work in computer science or technology, fields …

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Sep 18

Soros Glossary Pushes Word Manipulation

The term “illegal migrant” should never be used. As any other person, migrants are not “illegal.” They are in an “irregular” situation or “undocumented”. The term “illegal” is not accurate; it is misleading, contributes to negative stereotyping and criminalizes migrants. Irregular entry and stay are administrative offenses, not criminal offenses. – Media Friendly Glossary on …

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Sep 11

Radical Leftists Are Establishment Allies

This movement [immigration control] . . . has powerful lobbyists and lawyers. . . . This movement disgracefully poses as a champion for the rights of African American and Black workers. Nativist leaders purport that immigrants are directly responsible for the high unemployment rates in . . . Black communities. Several anti-immigrant leaders are connected …

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Sep 04

Birthright Citizenship for Illegals Is Not Required

“One of the first things Rand Paul did upon his entry into the U.S. Senate was to join Sen. David Vitter in proposing a constitutional amendment to end birthright citizenship—one of the foundations of U.S. citizenship law that has been in place since Reconstruction.” – Simon Maloy, Solon 8/25/14 Fact Check: A strong article of …

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Aug 28

Navarette Pushes Racial Agenda

It’s never easy to adjust to change—especially when the thing that is changing is nothing less than the complexion of the country. America is being transformed before our eyes. In the early years of the 21st century, many white Americans are trembling at the thought that–within three decades—they will be the minority in the United …

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Aug 21

Contrary to the WSJ, Immigrants Take U.S. Jobs

“Contrary to Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions and other Republicans who’ve adopted AFL-CIO economics, immigrants do not steal American jobs. The U.S. has a labor shortage in the industries that immigrants are most likely to fill. . . .  At the low-wage end of the economy, jobs go begging in agriculture, hospitality and in some places. …

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Aug 14

Pelosi Endorses New Amnesty Edict

“It would be my hope that the president’s lawyers would advise him on the broadest possible prosecutorial discretion, that would include actions to say that it would extend DACA for a [longer] period . . . that it would extend DACA to the parents of the DREAMers, that it would also extend protection to the …

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