Category: Immigration Fact Checker

There Is an Emergency on the Border

The Quote Below: More Misinformation from the Media “In FY 2017, CBP [Customs and Border Protection] recorded the lowest level of illegal cross-border migration on record, as measured by apprehensions along the border and inadmissible encounters at U.S. ports of entry,” according to the Trump administration’s DHS report released in December 2017. Did the situation …

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Caravans Can Become Invasion

The Quote Below: More Misinformation from the Media “The caravan has been revealed for what it is: a desperate attempt by desperate people driven to leave everything behind and walk from Honduras across Central America to escape violence, poverty, and death. Their beacon? Los Estados Unidos, where President Trump sent nearly 6,000 active-duty troops to …

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We Need Border Security

The Quote Below: More Misinformation from the Media Democrats should follow their voters, who increasingly want more open borders, and reframe the immigration debate by rejecting the very notion that the border needs more “security” and making it clear that the real problem is the denial of migrants’ rights. The time has come for the …

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Amnesty for All Illegals Is No Solution

The Quote Below—More Misinformation from the Media With the nation’s longest-ever government shutdown now relegated to history, Congress must focus on actually fixing our broken immigration system. . . . [T]his should be an opportunity for Congress to dust off the bipartisan immigration proposals of the past and improve on them. Ultimately, comprehensive immigration reform …

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Steve King: A Good Man Slandered

The Quote Below: More Misinformation from the Media Congressman King should resign. He has lost even the potential to effectively represent his Iowa constituents because of his abhorrent comments about white nationalism and white supremacy. . . . King has made Iowa a laughing stock on the national stage with his offensive and absurd remarks …

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There’s Nothing Right about Open Borders

The Quote Below: More Misinformation from the Media When you see the immigration system up close, you’re confronted with its bottomless unfairness. The system assumes that people born outside our borders are less deserving of basic rights than those inside. My native-born American friends did not seem to me to warrant any more dignity than …

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Ramos Has Supremacist Agenda

The Quote Below: More Misinformation from the Media The wall has become a metaphor to Mr. Trump and his millions of supporters. It represents a divide between “us” and “them,” a physical demarcation for those who refuse to accept that in just a few decades, a majority of the country will be people of color. …

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A ‘Labor Shortage’ Helps Workers

The Quote Below—More Misinformation from the Media The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the June jobs report, which shows that the labor market is tight. American companies are looking for workers. . . . One affordable and perhaps even desirable solution to continue to fill the jobs that are opening at a steady pace is …

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Most Asylum Claims Are Bogus

The Quote Below – More Misinformation from the Media “The Trump administration’s announcement on Thursday that it will make some asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their court cases are resolved in the United States [is] very [disturbing]. . . . “Those fleeing Central America often face a level of violence akin to what we …

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287(g) Is a Worthwhile Program

The Quote Below — More Misinformation from the Media: “Massachusetts sheriffs have plenty on their plates, and shouldn’t be spending their time on federal immigration. That go from common sense to law state if the Legislature approves modest reform. The more substantial provision in the package would end so-called 287 (g) agreements between local law …

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