PolitiFact has been fact-checking claims on immigration as the debate rages. While a few statements we've checked were verifiable, we also found a number of inaccurate statements. Here's a summary of our recent findings.
July 15, 2014
July 9, 2014
WASHINGTON/MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Ranting about reform. The immigration issue has stirred emotions on both sides of the debate, but at a news conference organized by conservatives to highlight the economic need for a …
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On “National Day of Action” on immigration reform, tempers run high …
June 9, 2014
Corporate backers of an immigration overhaul are making a fresh push for Congress to act on the issue, as the debate over whether to pass legislation enters a critical moment.
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Big Employers Push Congress on Immigration – Washington Wire …
May 6, 2014
One problem with the debate over immigration in the United States is that there is a lot of false information both sides commonly use.
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Embrace immigration | – Rocky Mountain Collegian
February 2, 2014
Paul Ryan, a key player in the debate over immigration reform, said on Sunday it was not certain that a broad immigration bill would reach President Barack Obama's desk by the end of the year.
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Paul Ryan casts doubt on prospects of immigration reform law this …
January 31, 2014
Anti- immigration rhetoric helped propel Republicans in 2010. But today, much of that rhetoric has disappeared
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GOP immigration rhetoric absent from campaigns (so far) – First Read
January 2, 2014
Germany's foreign minister launched a defence of freedom of movement in Europe on Thursday as his party criticized their coalition partners in the debate over t.
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Foreign minister hits out at immigration critics – The Local
October 30, 2013
Lawmakers' damaged reputations after the 16-day government shutdown may be exactly what a stalled plan to reform America's immigration system needs. At least, immigration advocates from both sides of the debate hope
September 10, 2013
The Mexican flag really has no place in the debate over immigration reform and it would be wise of the pro-reform movement to keep it that way. Perhaps the surest way to antagonize wary Americans about the prudence of
July 31, 2013
People listen to a broadcast of the debate in Congress at a 24-hour vigil calling on Congress to pass immigration reform in Los Angeles, June 27, 2013. (Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters). Immigration supporters' hope is that