Lesson of 2014: Check the facts behind Mexico border claims

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-California, made his comment about the Border Patrol capturing ISIS fighters on Fox News Oct. 7, 2014 (Fox News video).

Thousands of border crossings resulted in dramatic claims about the Texas-Mexico border in 2014.

And these fact checks landed among our 10 most-read stories of 2014:

* Ted Cruz incorrectly said Barack Obama has promised amnesty to illegal immigrants

* Pants on Fire: Duncan Hunter makes unconfirmed claim Border Patrol caught at least 10 ISIS fighters

* Rick Perry claim about 3,000 homicides by illegal immigrants not supported by stat