Saturday, August 29th, 2015
Donald Trump visited the border in Laredo, Texas, on July 24, 2015. (AP)

10 misleading statements about immigration

PolitiFact writers have identified several immigration claims floated by presidential aspirants that lacked full factual footing.

 

Amy Sherman of PolitiFact Florida breaks it down.

 

Meanwhile in Texas... HALF TRUE: Ted Cruz's claim the Obama administration released 104,000 "criminal illegal aliens," including 196 murderers.

The Latest from PolitiFact Texas

Allow parents to petition state to change campus management after two years of poor results

Half-True

More outsourcing to China

False

Yes it does, thousands

Mostly True

The Army is downsizing

Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio

"We have an Army that just cut 40,000 spots."  

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

Going by Cruz's definition of 'amnesty'

Half-True

Trump has murky views on health care

Limit state agencies from selling personal information from public records

Pants on Fire!

Researchers say only a third of that

Offer additional aid to school districts with high-quality prekindergarten programs