In Texas, Donald Trump and Joe Biden delivered vastly different speeches about immigration and border security. Here’s the context behind statements about Trump’s immigration record, crime committed by migrants and the stalled Senate border bill.
Encounters on the southern border of those trying to enter the U.S. without authorization have gone up significantly under President Joe Biden. Government statistics show that in the initial processing of millions of encounters, 2.5 million people hav
PolitiFact readers wrote in with their comments about our coverage of immigration, our fact-checking of former President Donald Trump and a debunk of the cemetery mail truck hoax.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said the Senate’s immigration bill created an “asylum corps” of thousands of “bureaucrats” making asylum easier to get. The bill expanded asylum officers’ powers, but they already existed.
Even if Donald Trump beats Joe Biden in November, don’t expect congressional action.
A complex landscape of authorities and constraints limits what presidents can do without Congress.
Para leer en español, vea esta traducción de Google Translate. Even before a bipartisan group of senators unveiled the text of a foreign aid and immigration overhaul bill on Feb. 4, it faced significant opposition from former President Donald Tru
Chinese immigration at the U.S. border has surged, and former President Donald Trump and his allies are calling the immigrants “military age men” with allegiance to the Communist Party of China. Here’s why that’s misleading.
After months of negotiations, the bipartisan immigration reform and Ukraine aid deal falls apart.
The Senate’s border bill “accepts 5,000 illegal immigrants a day.”
A bill to stem the tide of illegal immigration may pass the Senate, but its chances in the House look increasingly slim.
A bipartisan border security package in the upper chamber teeters on the brink.
A post being shared on social media makes several claims about the law that are not all true and require more context.
In his New Hampshire primary victory speech, Trump misled about Democrats voting in the Republican primary, how much border wall he built and the number of migrants crossing the border illegally.
"Nikki Haley refused to call illegals criminals" and "repeatedly pushed amnesty for illegals."
Border encounters have escalated under President Joe Biden. But immigration data tells us only part of the story. Here are some caveats about the numbers to keep in mind.
https://www.nytimes.com/2023/12/24/us/politics/trump-immigration-fact-check.html Former President Donal
Does a video from 2015 show Joe Biden pledging to open U.S. borders to "an unrelenting stream of immigration"? No, that's not true: The quote by then-Vice President Biden from a White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism was taken
The debate about the supplemental funding plan goes off the rails.
We fact-checked California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in a debate moderated by Sean Hannity. See how the governors’ claims stack up on COVID lockdowns, taxes, the economy and more:
Democrats don’t want to talk about it. Republicans only want to talk about it.
Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential campaign includes plans to build mass detention camps, suspend the refugee program and invoke a centuries-old law to deport people without due process. How viable is his plan from a legal standpoint?
We fact-checked Trump’s New Hampshire statements about Hamas, drug overdoses, the border wall and the price of bacon. Some of his claims were false or misleading while others omitted context.
Officials in the Big Apple want more help in sheltering tens of thousands of migrants.
The former president plans even more strict crackdowns on illegal and legal immigration if he takes the White House again.
“There have been more illegal encounters under Biden than the previous two administrations combined.”
Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump are telling Republican voters they will end automatic U.S. citizenship for children born here to parents illegally in the country. But that promise — and others — can’t be unilaterally met.
Florida’s new immigration law includes penalties for employers who hire people not legally authorized to work in the U.S. Experts said they expect that some of the new rules apply to seasonal workers, though those workers are not specifically mention
Immigration policies are complicated and have changed a lot in the last few years. This breeds misinformation, often promoted by influencers on social media.
The Home Office declined to comment on what Robert Jenrick MP meant when he said the SNP “does not house refugees in Scotland”. Whether he was exaggerating or not, it is not true.
And it helps fuel illegal immigration. Continue reading America Has a Legal Immigration Problem »
Justices may decide whether the executive branch can narrow enforcement of immigration laws in a case with broad implications. Continue reading The Supreme Court’s Pending Immigration Case, Explained »
Donald Trump “never changed one immigration law.”
A proposal splitting the difference between Republicans and Democrats faces steep odds. Continue reading Does a New Immigration Reform Bill Have a Chance? »
Ron DeSantis had a sparse immigration agenda when he ran for governor in 2018. Since then, he’s embraced strict immigration policies and challenged Joe Biden’s ability to reduce illegal immigration.
“Dignity” bill offers migrants legal pathways—if it passes. Continue reading Lawmakers (Re)Introduce Immigration Reform »
The U.S. currently is not expanding humanitarian parole for people from Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras or El Salvador, despite claims in a viral TikTok video.
Title 42’s expiration does not prevent deportation of migrants arriving at the southern border. Border Patrol is enforcing immigration law, which instructs them to deport people who have no legal basis to stay in the U.S.
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy speaks alongside fellow Republican lawmakers after the House passed the Secure the Border Act Thursday. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)House Republicans pass their border bill despite intraparty drama.Continue r