Myths

Myths about Immigrants

Illegal immigrants

MYTH: Illegal immigrants are “by definition” criminals. “Being illegally present in the U.S. has always…

America has uncontrolled

MYTH: America has "uncontrolled" and "unprecedented" immigration. While the immigrant population is the highest it’s…

Most undocumented immigrants

MYTH: Most undocumented immigrants are Mexican adult males illegally crossing the border. There are between…

Truth in Immigration’s mission

is to rebut legal and factual inaccuracies about immigrants and/or Latinos.

Resources

ECONOMY

“Immigration: The Effects on Low-Skilled and High-Skilled Native-Born Workers” Linda Levine, Congressional Research Service Report…

HATE GROUPS/CRIMES

“Is FAIR Unfair?” Anti-Defamation League, December 13, 2000 Summary: Report focuses on the Federation for…

POPULATION

“The Diffusion of Mexican Immigrants during the 1990s: Explanations and Impacts” David Card and Ethan…