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Are immigrant children free to leave shelters ‘at anytime’? Half True

by Miriam Valverde   on July 10, 2019   in politifact   publication:

The treatment of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has become a huge issue this summer, with members of Congress visiting Border Patrol facilities to see conditions for themselves. A Republican congressman from Texas recently made

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Migrant infants have appeared as defendants in immigration court for years, despite viral claim

by Samantha Putterman   on April 26, 2019   in politifact   publication:

The topic of unaccompanied toddlers appearing in immigration court drew widespread attention in 2018, after the Trump administration implemented its “zero tolerance” policy, leading to thousands of children being separated from their families. Accounts of small

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Bill Nelson claims detained immigrant parents charged $8/minute to call their children. Is it true?

by Miriam Valverde   on July 26, 2018   in politifact   publication:

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson said the Trump administration reached a new low by charging detained immigrant parents high fees to call the children they were separated from at the border. “The Trump administration has been

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