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No Evidence Sanctuary Cities ‘Breed Crime’

In a pre-Super Bowl interview on Fox, President Donald Trump claimed sanctuary cities “breed crime.” But limited research on the effect of such policies has found no evidence that they lead to overall increases in crime rates.

Facts on Trump’s Immigration Order

We answer some questions about President Trump’s immigration order and its impact — updated with the latest legal developments.

Trump’s Faulty Refugee Policy Comparison

President Donald Trump defended his sweeping immigration policy by calling it “similar to what President Obama did in 2011 when he banned visas for refugees from Iraq for six months.” That’s a faulty comparison.

Trump Twists Facts on Murder Case

Donald Trump falsely claimed that a “criminal alien” released from prison in 2012 and later convicted of murdering a Connecticut woman in 2015 was “set free by [Hillary] Clinton’s watch” when she was secretary of state.

Trump Twists Facts on WikiLeaks

Donald Trump cited apparent excerpts from Hillary Clinton’s past closed-door speeches, contained in emails leaked by WikiLeaks, but he twisted those excerpts in some cases.

Trump Muddies Immigrant Voting Issue

Donald Trump mangled the facts when he claimed that the Obama administration is “letting people pour into the country so they can go and vote.”

Video: FactChecking the Veep Debate

FlackCheck.org, our sister website for political literacy, looks at a sampling of the claims that we flagged during the only vice presidential debate of the general election.

Clinton on the Stump

Part two of our series checking the accuracy of claims made by the presidential candidates in their daily stump speeches.

Trump on the Stump

We are checking the accuracy of claims made by the presidential candidates in their daily stump speeches. First up: Trump.

Video: Trump Talks Immigration

Donald Trump’s trip to Mexico and his speech in Arizona on immigration are the focus of this week’s fact-checking video from CNN’s Jake Tapper.