Statements about Immigration

"We’ve had about 3,000 murders" in connection with lax border security.

"By some estimates, as few as 2 percent of the 50,000 (Central American) children who have crossed the border illegally this year have been sent home."

Says a 9-year-old girl was recently raped in Austin, Texas, by a guy previously "caught four times and released."

Under President Ronald Reagan, illegal immigrants "were not pouring in like" they are now.

More than 3,000 homicides were committed by "illegal aliens" over the past six years.

Obama’s 2012 policy on younger immigrants "created these children coming across" the border.

"Right now, one third of all illegal aliens are going to California."  

Amid the "crisis at our southern border," there are "reports of illegal migrants carrying deadly diseases such as … Ebola virus."

"More than 50 percent of immigrants from (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras) use at least one major welfare program once they get here."

Says the Obama administration never responded to his 2012 letter flagging the uptick in unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

"We are accepting more legal immigrants than we ever have in the history (of the United States.)"

"In New York, your chances of getting murdered are 1 in 25,000. In Honduras, it’s 1 in 14."

"We spend $18 billion a year on making sure that the federal government has immigrant enforcement agents. That's more than DEA and the ATF and the FBI and all the other enforcement (agencies) combined."

The Obama administration "manipulated deportation data to make it appear that the Border Patrol was deporting more illegal immigrants than the Bush administration."

Says "nothing" in Obama’s $3.7 billion request to address the child immigrant situation "actually secures the border."

Children are crossing the border because President Barack Obama said "if you come, you’re going to be able to stay, because we’re not going to enforce the law."

When undocumented children are picked up at the border and "told to appear later in court ... 90 percent do not then show up."

"If you're a Mexican, you get sent back. ... But if you're from a noncontiguous country like the Central American countries" then you can stay in the United States.

The Obama administration estimates the number of children at the border is "going to increase to 150,000 to 200,000 next year."

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