Thursday, November 20th, 2014
President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House on Nov. 19, 2014. (Getty Images)

12 key fact-checks on immigration and executive action

President Barack Obama will speak to the nation about immigration on Thursday night, unveiling a plan to prevent deportations for a broad swath of people living in the United States illegally. We selected 12 key fact-checks to give you the basics on immigration and executive action. 

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False

From 'I'm not a king' to 'obliged to do everything I can'

Mostly False

Based on an old and preliminary tally

Pants on Fire!

More fake news passed off as real

Mostly True

He was arrested and could face jail time though it appears unlikely

Half-True

ID theft a huge problem nationally

Mostly True

The last six elections, not the last six elected governors

False

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