Says the Trump administration transferred $10 million from FEMA to ICE.
— Politifact National on Thursday, September 13th, 2018
Uses reliable estimates
"One out of every 30 people in the Greater Boston area is an illegal alien."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
Claim checks out
In 2017, ICE "arrested more than 127,000 illegal immigrants with criminal convictions or facing charges of breaking our nation's’ laws," and removed nearly 5,000 gang members.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Border Patrol figures back up claim
"Here are the facts: there is no massive wave of migrants pouring into California. Overall immigrant apprehensions on the border last year were as low as they’ve been in nearly 50 years (and 85 percent of the apprehensions occurred outside of California)."
— Politifact California on Friday, April 13th, 2018
"No court has held (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) unconstitutional."
— Politifact National on Monday, September 11th, 2017
No embassies in 4 out of 6 countries
"Many of the countries in question (in Trump’s travel ban) don't even have a U.S. embassy there to help us vet."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
In 2010 and 2016
"General Flynn got his clearance from the Obama administration."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Wall estimate: $21B, newest carrier is $13B
The estimated price of President Trump’s border wall is the same as the cost of "one and a half aircraft carriers."
— Politifact California on Friday, April 28th, 2017
The numbers began falling before Trump
"We're experiencing a net outflow of illegal, undocumented workers from America back to Mexico."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
Border Patrol data supports his claim
Illegal immigration on the U.S.-Mexico border is "the lowest in 17 years."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
Data matches UN's refugee agency
"About three-quarters of (Syrian refugees) are women and children. A full third of them are kids under 12 years old."
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Law gives Homeland Security secretary powers
"By funding the authorization that’s already happened a decade ago (in the Secure Fence Act of 2006), we could start the process of meeting Mr. Trump’s campaign pledge to secure the border."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
He says they need to fulfill obligations
Says Donald Trump "was asked if he would defend our allies. He said well, first he'd want to know if they made any payments to us to defend them."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
The intelligence community agrees
"We have 17 intelligence agencies, civilian and military, who have all concluded that these espionage attacks, these cyberattacks, come from the highest levels of the Kremlin, and they are designed to influence our election."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
Tourists may actually pose a bigger security threat than refugees
"Refugees are subject to more rigorous screening than the average tourist in the U.S."
— Politifact Global News Service on Thursday, October 13th, 2016
All pain, little gain
When it comes to fighting terrorism, "Another thing we know that does not work, based on lots of empirical evidence, is torture."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
Until someone blinks?
The Department of Homeland Security is "the only federal department not funded for this entire fiscal year" by Congress.
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
They called it the "water cure."
The United States "decided waterboarding was torture back when we court-martialed American soldiers for waterboarding Philippine insurgents in the Philippine revolution."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
It's an incentive, but not the root cause
"Washington has incentivized the militarization of local police precincts."
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 21st, 2014
Right there on the application
Says Keene, N.H., requested a "military-grade armored personnel truck," citing their annual Pumpkin Festival as "a possible target" for terrorists.
— Politifact New Hampshire on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014