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PolitiFact→ TikTok posts – Did US military let migrants cross the border illegally? Claims mischaracterize border footage
Video shows a U.S. military member opening a border gate and allowing immigrants to enter the country illegally.
Washington Post→ Tim Scott hypes ‘terrorist watch list’ border crossings
The GOP presidential hopeful used Homeland Security data to suggest a flood of would-be terrorists crossing from Mexico -- but most the encounters were on the border with Canada.
The Dispatch→ The Biden Administration’s New Border Plan, Explained
Migrants are allowed to enter the United States at the Chaparral pedestrian border on May 16, 2023, in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo by Carlos A. Moreno/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)The president’s new strategy relies on Latin America to relieve immigra
PolitiFact→ TikTok posts – No evidence that Chinese immigrants at U.S. southern border are ‘troops’
"Chinese communist” troops on the ground at U.S. southern border.
PolitiFact→ Tweets – Dash for the border on video was months before Title 42 ended
“JUST IN: A MASSIVE CARAVAN of illegal aliens is forcing their way into the US!”
Logically→ An old image of a migrants’ caravan in Mexico is being shared as a recent photograph from the U.S. border
PolitiFact→ Title 42 expiration: What's next for migrants applying for asylum at US’ southern border?
Title 42, a public health policy that has blocked many migrants at the southern border from seeking asylum, expires May 11. The U.S. government is preparing for a migration spike, as people return to using a 1996 legal exception to seek asylum.
AllSides→ Fact Check: Video Shows the Wrong Border Fence
https://thedispatch.com/article/fact-check-video-shows-the-wrong-border-fence/ A video clip is circul
The Dispatch→ Fact Check: Video Shows the Wrong Border Fence
A picture of Melilla, at the border between Morocco and Spain, taken on June 25, 2022. (Photo by FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images) A video clip is circulating online showing a border fence overwhelmed by hundreds of people trying to climb to the other
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Border Breach Video Is NOT US-Mexico Border — It Shows Spanish Enclave Melilla In North Africa
Does this video show a large crowd of migrants scaling the fence at the U.S. border with Mexico? No, that's not true: This scene was filmed in North Africa in March 2022 as migrants from sub-Saharan Africa climbed the border fence of the
Poynter→ Do rising fentanyl seizures at the border signal better detection or more drugs?
Experts say seizure data can definitively tell us only how many drugs were stopped from entering the US. Any other information is theoretical.
PolitiFact→ Ask PolitiFact: Do rising fentanyl seizures at the border signal better detection or more drugs?
Does an increase in fentanyl seizures signal that more drugs are flowing into the U.S. or that law enforcement is stopping more of it from coming in? Experts say it’s impossible to know for sure, but some theories can be drawn.
Full Fact→ People crossing the UK border illegally do not automatically get jobs and benefits
A Facebook post makes several claims about the benefits of arriving in the UK illegally compared to other countries. Many of the claims are false or misleading.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – UK’s borders remain open; they weren’t closed to keep out Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
The United Kingdom’s “Parliament closed its borders to prevent Harry and Meg from flying to the UK in order to protect the king.”
PolitiFact→ Ask PolitiFact: What is ‘operational control’ at the border and do cartels have it?
At CPAC, Republican lawmakers said cartels have “operational control” of the southern U.S. border. That’s an exaggeration and disregards Border Patrol’s enforcement actions, experts said.
Logically→ Trucks carrying 1.5 million Chadians attempting to vote were blocked at the Nigerian border.
The Facebook page that shared this story has repeatedly spread misinformation; no reputable sources have corroborated this story.
Poynter→ Are Biden’s border policies to blame for fentanyl deaths? Experts say no.
President Joe Biden may have been seeking a bipartisan solution to America’s staggering fentanyl crisis when he raised the issue at his State of the Union address Feb. 8. But […] The post Are Biden’s border policies to blame for fentanyl deat
PolitiFact→ Kayleigh McEnany – Are Biden’s border policies to blame for fentanyl deaths? Experts say no
"Joe Biden's wide open southern border" is to blame for fentanyl deaths in the U.S.
PolitiFact→ Chip Roy – Chip Roy cites correct border encounters data, but is wrong about most staying indefinitely
"Under Biden, we have seen over 4.6 million encounters at our southern border. Most have been released into the interior and will stay here indefinitely."
FactCheck.org→ Biden and Abbott Twist Their Border Narratives
President Joe Biden, who recently made his first visit as president to the southern border, and Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who greeted Biden in Texas, offered competing versions of who’s to blame for a spike in illegal immigration. But b
Poynter→ What Biden said about migrants at the southern US border and Jews fleeing the Holocaust, in context
President Joe Biden visited the Mexico-Texas border Jan. 8 and expanded an immigration program that will give more migrants from Cuba, Nicaragua, Haiti and Venezuela the chance to enter the […] The post What Biden said about migrants at the south
The Dispatch→ Biden’s 2024 Tightrope Starts With Border Balancing Act
President Joe Biden speaks with Customs and Border Protection at the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, on January 8, 2023. (Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images.)There are no easy answers, and even simple measures are politically untenable.The post
PolitiFact→ In Context: What Biden said about migrants at the southern US border and Jews fleeing the Holocaust
Biden mentioned Jews fleeing the Holocaust in remarks about immigrants arriving at the southern U.S. border. Some conservatives called his words misguided. Here is the full context.
AllSides→ Were There 600,000 Southern U.S. Border ‘Got-Aways’ in 2022?
http://newsweek.com/southern-us-border-migrants-gotaways-2022-1770201 The number of undocumented migran
The Dispatch→ Has President Biden Visited the Southern Border Since Taking Office?
(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images.) White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre appeared to claim during a press briefing last Wednesday that President Joe Biden has visited the United States’ southern border since taking office. No re
PolitiFact→ Nikki Haley cites unverified number of border ‘got aways,’ official data is scarce with limitations
Nikki Haley cited a number of “got aways” at the border that relies on unverified information leaked by unnamed officials. The official number is published once a year, has limitations and isn’t yet publicly available for Biden-era crossings.
PolitiFact→ Adam Laxalt – Nevada Senate GOP candidate Adam Laxalt falsely claims Biden has ‘dismantled border security’
“Biden and Democrats have dismantled border security.”
The Dispatch→ ‘Every Single County Is Now a Border County’
Republicans look to dysfunction at the U.S.-Mexico border to animate their base.The post ‘Every Single County Is Now a Border County’ appeared first on The Dispatch.
PolitiFact→ Fentanyl deaths are up, but GOP ads mislead by blaming ‘open borders,’ migrants crossing illegally
GOP ads claim Democrats have “open borders” policies that cause fentanyl overdose deaths. Experts say most illegal fentanyl comes from smugglers through legal checkpoints, not through migrants crossing illegally.
PolitiFact→ Citizens for Sanity – Ad misrepresents Senate Democrats’ full record on border security
“Every single Senate Democrat voted against hiring more border agents. They voted against deporting felons. And they voted against ending catch and release.”
AllSides→ Remembering the Border Patrol ‘Whip’ Smear, One Year Later
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/remembering-the-border-patrol-whip-smear-one-year-later/ One year a
PolitiFact→ Alex Mooney – Fact-checking the current scale of U.S.-Mexico border crossings
“There have now been 16 straight months of OVER 150,000 illegal border crossings.”
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Instagram post gets facts wrong about use of deadly force, border agents and the IRS
“America now has a government that forbids border agents from using deadly force, but is training IRS agents to use SWAT-team tactics on law-abiding citizens.”
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking claim about Venezuela sending prisoners to the US southern border
The Department of Homeland Security did not confirm to PolitiFact the existence of an “intelligence report” about Venezuela sending criminals to the southern U.S. border. The claim originated with a Breitbart News story that cited an unnamed Custom
Logically→ A 35 km-long queue was seen at Russia-Finland border after Putin ordered partial military mobilization.
The viral video was made much before Putin's announcement and Finnish Border Guard clarified that the border situation is normal.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Video Does NOT Show Russians ‘Pilling Up’ At Finland Border In Response to Mobilization
Did Russians fleeing President Vladimir Putin's partial mobilization of troops for deployment in Ukraine immediately form a "35KM" (about 21.7 miles) line on September 21, 2022 at the Finnish border? No, that's not true: The viral video s
Truth or Fiction?→ Russia ‘Traffic Jam at the Finnish Border’ Video
On September 21 2022, “Russia traffic jam” became a trending topic on Twitter, largely due to the virality of a tweet purportedly showing massive gridlock at the border shared by Russia and Finland: #Breaking: just in – The traffic
PolitiFact→ Adam Laxalt – Title 42 is not ‘the last tool’ Border Patrol has to prevent illegal immigration
The public health order Title 42 is "the last tool Border Patrol has to stop the overwhelming flood of illegal immigrants pouring into our country.”
PolitiFact→ Border Patrol encounters up because high level of migrants seeking to cross border multiple times
More than half of the encounters in 2021 were Title 42 expulsions. An expert said this means migrants may try multiple times to make an asylum claim. This drives up the number of encounters.