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President Trump’s claim that crime is up in Germany

Trump says migrants are bringing crime to Germany, but his numbers don't add up.

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The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families at the border

In Orwellian fashion, the Trump administration repeatedly claims its own policy doesn't exist or was written by others.

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Recidivism Watch: Trump administration again blames others for its own family separation policy

Trump and his advisers keep saying the law forces them to separate immigrant families at the border. No law requires this.

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Jeff Merkley’s claims about immigrant children in ‘cages,’ access to a Texas shelter

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) said hundreds of immigrant children are locked up in cages in Texas. We investigated.

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Fact-checking immigration spin on separating families and 1,500 ‘lost’ children

Separating immigrant families is a Trump administration policy, not a Democratic one as the president says. And 1,500 kids were not “lost."

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The dubious statistic getting the DHS secretary in trouble with President Trump

Experts say the number of border apprehensions is not a good measure of DHS's performance.

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Are human-smuggling cartels at the U.S. border earning $500 million a year?

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen earned headlines with her estimate but there's less than meets the eye.

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Trump’s claim that U.S. is only country with ‘thousands’ of immigration judges

The president describes the U.S. immigration system as overly generous and "ridiculous." In fact, many countries follow the same process.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s claims on immigration

It wasn't "immigration month" but the president's remarks make it seem otherwise.

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President Trump’s claim that Democrats created ‘catch and release’ policies

Trump blames Democrats for an immigration policy he dislikes, blotting out the fact that Republicans had a big hand in it, too.

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