Immigration Fact Checker

Apr 28

We Can Function without Illegal Aliens

More “mainstream” media misinformation: Republican rhetoric on immigration has not caught up . . . to the reality that the U.S. economy, like other Western economies, cannot function without low-wage, low skill labor, which Mexico has supplied. An estimated 7 million-plus undocumented immigrants, most of them Mexicans, are employed in this country. Mr. Trump’s fantasies …

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Apr 14

Reason Admits Its Treason

One cannot claim to be a champion of liberty and limited [power of government] while calling for measures to prevent people without papers from finding work and making a home in the United States. . . . Donald Trump makes the most noise about ‘illegal immigration,’ which is merely government-speak for people coming here without …

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Apr 07

Brooks Offers Some Unreality

More Misleading Commentary from a Media Pundit: “[Open immigration policies] are and have always been good for America. A new summary of the research from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine found that immigrants are integrating into society as well as ever. The bulk of the evidence shows that immigrants have a hugely …

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Mar 31

There’s an Alternative to Mass Deportation

A columnist Misleads on Options: So many aliens have been removed on Obama’s watch that critics . . . have dubbed him the “deporter-in-chief.” But if Donald Trump or Ted Cruz get their way, you ain’t seen nothing yet. . . . The eviction of more than 11 million immigrants [sic], the overwhelming majority of …

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Mar 24

Immigration and Trade Are Dispossessing Workers

Conservative Media Show Contempt for Working Class Americans: Trump’s critique of current American economic policy [is] that international trade and immigration are dispossessing the white working class. . . . There is not, in fact, very much evidence for those claims . . . The nation isn’t your family. Your family is your family. . …

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Mar 17

Immigration Is Not Our Only Root

U.S. history is rooted in immigration, so how would the country morally justify blocking immigrants? How far is too far for a president to go to bring forward immigration reform? – How Does America Solve Unauthorized Immigration? The Atlantic, Priscilla Alvarez, 3/8/16 Fact Check: The author of this article asks a number of questions, such …

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Feb 25

The Times Demonizes Trump

More false and misleading commentary from the “mainstream” media: “It’s not just Donald Trump, or Ted Cruz, or the rest who would expel immigrants by the millions. . . . So deep is the Republican fear that a once-feasible campaign for immigration reform now lies damaged beyond hope and recognition. . . . ‘I think he …

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Feb 18

Ramos Wants to Wave America Goodbye

More distortions and propaganda from mass immigration advocates in the media: Few things are sadder or more treacherous than closing the door to immigrants who came after us, which is what some U.S. presidential candidates want to do. . . . Nonetheless the current campaign cycle has been characterized by Republicans’ harsh attacks on immigrants. …

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Feb 11

The l965 Act Made Us a Weaker Nation

More Distortions and Falsehoods from the Pro-mass Immigration Media: But history provides some clarity about the relative costs and benefits of immigration over time. Fifty years ago this month, Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965. . . . By any standard, it made the United States a stronger nation. . …

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Feb 04

Diversity Is a Burden, Not a Benefit

Some more misinformation and falsehoods from a mass immigration advocate: “White men have had a great run . . . [R]epression of women’s rights is coming to an end. . . . [B]y 2050 white men will be checking the “other” box on census forms. . . . Of course, human mobility is not something …

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