Sorry, no results found!

Searching...

      More...
    Myths

    LIE: Being an undocumented immigrant is a criminal offense

    TRUTH: Being in the U.S. without permission is a civil violation, not a criminal offense

    LIE: Legalizing undocumented immigrants would hurt the economy

    TRUTH: Immigration helps the economy grow

    LIE: Undocumented immigrants take jobs away from Americans

    TRUTH: Immigrants and native-born Americans generally don’t compete for the same jobs

    LIE: Undocumented immigrants don’t pay taxes

    TRUTH: Undocumented immigrants pay income taxes, sales taxes, and property taxes

    LIE: Immigration laws are not being enforced

    TRUTH: The Obama administration has deported record numbers of undocumented immigrants

    LIE: Violence is soaring in border states

    TRUTH: Violence in the Mexican border region has been falling

    LIE: Immigrants are parasites

    TRUTH: Immigrants help the economy grow