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Miriam Valverde is a staff writer for PolitiFact. Previously, she reported for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, The Bradenton Herald, The Boston Globe and a Boston Spanish-language publication, El Planeta. Miriam graduated from Emerson College with a major in journalism and minor in business studies.

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Recent stories from Miriam Valverde

What HHS Secretary Tom Price said about opioid addiction treatment

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price raised an uproar after being quoted by a West Virginia newspaper as saying that a type of treatment for people addicted to opioids isn't very effective and suggesting there's a cure for addiction — despite research on the contrary.  

Donald Trump extended Temporary Protected Status for Haitians. Here's what that means

President Donald Trump’s administration has extended an immigration designation that benefits about 50,000 Haitians in the United States. Haiti's Temporary Protected Status designation was extended through Jan. 22, 2018.

PolitiFact Sheet: Jared Kushner, Kushner Companies, EB-5 visas and Chinese investors

A widely criticized immigrant investor program is back in the spotlight after the sister of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, courted investors for a family real estate project.

What Trump has done in his first 100 days in office

Here’s an overview of what Trump has done so far and how he fares on PolitiFact’s Trump-O-Meter, which tracks more than 100 promises he made on the campaign trail.

For Trump, no signal yet refugee policy will change after U.S. airstrike in Syria

Two days after a chemical weapons attack in Syria killed more than 80 people, including children, President Donald Trump ordered a military airstrike on the Syrian airfield from where U.S. officials say the chemical attack launched. Will the president change his position against Syrian refugees?

Fact-checking Trump's CEO town hall

The president got his facts straight on illegal border crossings and long-term factory closures. On the failure of the stimulus law and who's out of work, not so much.

Canadian nurses and Trump's plan to renegotiate NAFTA

President Donald Trump’s promises to renegotiate trade deals and restrict immigration in order to put American workers first has become a point of concern for some along the northern border: Canadian nurses and Detroit hospitals.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's Nashville rally

President Donald Trump held a campaign-style rally in Nashville March 15 to commemorate former President Andrew Jackson's 250th birthday. We fact-checked his speech. 

Lindsey Graham: 'I've never met an illegal Canadian'

The debate over unauthorized immigrants in the United States often focuses on Mexican nationals. How many are there from north of the border?

Trump's travel ban executive order, take 2

After the judicially challenged rollout of President Donald Trump’s initial executive order on refugees and immigration from Muslim-majority countries, the White House has now put forth a revised version. But how different is the new one from the old one?