Insinuation: FAIR vs. Ryan on Wisconsin Workers

An ad from the third-party group Federation for American Immigration Reform unfairly implies that Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) has a low opinion of workers’ skills in Wisconsin.

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Out of Context: FAIR vs. Ryan on Labor Shortage

Third-party group Federation for American Immigration Reform takes a statement by Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) regarding future labor shortages out of context.

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Data Out of Context: Labrador on Nonagricultural Guest Visas

When Rep. Raul Labrador (R., Idaho) criticizes the number of nonagricultural guest visas in the Senate immigration bill, he cites the number allowed in only one year.

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Overstating Effects: Labrador on Number of Immigrants Getting Legal Status

Rep. Raul Labrador (R., Idaho) exaggerates the number of people living in the United States illegally who would gain legal status under the Senate immigration bill.

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Selective Use of Evidence: Lee on CBO’s Immigration Report

Sen. Mike Lee (R., Utah) cherry-picks information from a nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office report about the impact of the Senate immigration bill on wages and unemployment.

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Overstating Problem: Numbers USA on Unemployed Americans

Third-party group Numbers USA pads statistics in its ad opposing immigration legislation when it claims that 20 million Americans can’t find a job.

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Overstating Effects: Numbers USA on ‘Foreign Job Seekers’

An ad from third-party group Numbers USA overstates the potential effects of immigration legislation on unemployed American job seekers.

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Overstating Effects: Vitter on Costs of Immigration Reform

In a press release, Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) overstates the cost of immigration reform when he cites a report from the Heritage Foundation.

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Overstating Problem: Grassley, Rubio, Paul on Student Visas

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa), Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) and Rand Paul (R., Ky.) falsely imply that more than one of the 9/11 hijackers had student visas.

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