Category: Immigration Fact Checker

May 20

Ad Campaign Peddles Deception

An organization called “Americans for a Conservative Direction” is spending one million dollars to air a pro-amnesty TV ad in Texas, Florida, and Kentucky. The organization is an offshoot of Mark Zuckerberg’s political action group, FWD. Zuckerberg, a billionaire, is the founder of Facebook. Fact Check: There is little about this organization or its ad …

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May 13

New Report Refutes STEM Shortage Claims

According to Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), “U.S. based companies have a great need for those trained in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, but at least for right now, there are not enough Americans trained and ready to fill these jobs.” With this view in mind, Hatch supports legislation to allow more employers …

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May 06

Amnesty Isn’t a Civil Right

In an address to the Mexican-American Education Defense Fund, a stridently pro-amnesty Hispanic organization, Attorney General Eric Holder made the following statement: “Creating a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million unauthorized immigrants in this country is absolutely essential. The way we treat our friends and neighbors who are undocumented [i.e., illegal] . . . …

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Apr 29

Amnesty Won’t Improve National Security

Following the terrorist bombing in Boston, amnesty supporters have tried to turn that tragedy to their advantage by claiming that amnesty would help combat terrorism by allowing authorities to do background checks on illegal aliens who come forward for legal status. Fact Check: Such a claim shows one more example of the dishonesty of amnesty …

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Apr 22

Conservatives Should Not Trust Rubio

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is a member of the Senate’s pro-amnesty Gang of Eight. But for some time he has tried to present himself as an honest broker on immigration, one who would make sure that an amnesty bill would guarantee effective enforcement. Rubio has been particularly active in trying to enlist conservative Republicans to …

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Apr 15

Schumer and Fellow Gangsters Plot Deception

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), a leading member of the Senate pro-amnesty “Gang of Eight,” made the following pitch to NBC News to promote the amnesty legislation that he and the other members have drafted: “First, people will be legalized . . . Then we will make sure the border is secure . . . . …

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Apr 08

Amnesty and Immigration Won’t Bring Us a Better Life

Benjamin Brophy recently wrote on the American Spectator blog that conservatives should support amnesty for illegal aliens, as well as, he implies, the present policy of massive legal immigration. He claimed that “immigration reform,” i.e., amnesty is popular and “pro-free market.” Fact Check: Actually it is neither. He cites a poll showing a majority support …

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Apr 01

ICE Didn’t Tell Truth about Deportees

Recently, U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) released illegal aliens held in detention because, it claimed, there were not enough funds left to hold them due to federal budget cuts. When it first made the announcement, ICE said that several hundred were being let go. Supposedly the agency will keep tabs on them while their …

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Mar 22

Paul Is Wrong about Amnesty

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) pleased liberal Democrats and cheap labor Republicans when he endorsed legal status (amnesty) for 11 million illegal aliens in the U.S. He added, in confusing statements, that he opposed giving them a pathway to citizenship but also opposed a policy of preventing them from becoming citizens. He strongly maintained that GOP …

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Mar 15

Trends Dispute Claim of Scientific Worker Shortage

High tech executives never cease claiming that they face a shortage of skilled U.S. workers with scientific training, so therefore they must have foreigners to do the jobs. The latest such claim is by 100 chief executives of tech companies in a letter to President Obama asking for visas to allow foreign tech students in U.S. …

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