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
"Spanish was the first European language spoken in this country."
— Politifact National on Monday, November 7th, 2016
200 undocumented Polish workers
Says Donald Trump "used undocumented labor to build the Trump Tower."
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Here for hundreds of years
"We've had Muslims in America since George Washington."
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 13th, 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
Taxation without legalization
"Undocumented immigrants pay $12 billion of taxes every single year."
— Politifact PunditFact on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016
Clinton says US needs to do more
Says Hillary Clinton "wants to increase Syrian refugees to this country by 550 percent."
— Politifact National on Sunday, September 4th, 2016
Says that in 2015, "illegal" immigrants accounted for 75 percent of federal drug possession convictions and 5 percent to 30 percent of convictions for murder and kidnapping plus two other crimes.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, September 2nd, 2016
Based on estimates of at least 1.3 million eligible people
"Almost half a million people are still eligible (for DACA), particularly in the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community."
— Politifact National on Monday, August 22nd, 2016
Did it pay off?
"Over the last six years, the state of Illinois spent about $320 million on illegal immigrants."
— Politifact Illinois on Thursday, July 14th, 2016
"The major immigration issue was about Poles, and Bulgarians, and Romanians," and that they weren’t contributing economically. "The unemployment rate among Poles in Britain is lower than the unemployment rate among Brits."
— Politifact Global News Service on Sunday, June 26th, 2016
A waiting wall
"Building a wall" on the U.S.-Mexico border "will take literally years."
— Politifact Texas on Saturday, February 27th, 2016
An 'anomaly' among economic peers
"There are actually only 30 countries that practice birthright citizenship."
— Politifact PunditFact on Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
Huevos rancheros for thought
"The majority of the Hispanic population and the growth (of the population) is U.S.-born."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
Focus shifts to border
"The actual deportations from the interior of the country are way down" under President Obama.
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, July 20th, 2015
private school vouchers topic of bill
Under legislation that has cleared the Georgia House, some children who are "legal refugees" could obtain state scholarships to attend private schools.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, March 13th, 2015
Down from 2014? Unconfirmed
"Already this calendar year, since January 1, we have had more than 20,000 people come across the border, apprehended, unauthorized."
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
"The President has decided to move forward with executive actions on immigration that he has said on numerous occasions that he didn’t have the constitutional power to take."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, December 29th, 2014
Planes, claims and automobiles
"TSA WILL ACCEPT DRIVERS PRIV CARDS FOR ID AT THE AIRPORT"
— Politifact Oregon on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
Five straight months
More people are apprehended after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border a week "than are born in Texas each week."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, September 12th, 2014