Fake News: The Guardian Publishes Border Story Riddled with False Claims
The Guardian published an article on December 12 claiming that border crossings by illegal aliens are “near historic lows.” Actual numbers from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) indicate the opposite, however.
The article features a U.S. Border Patrol agent who was born in Mexico and became a naturalized U.S. citizen who also served this country as a F/A-18 aircraft mechanic aboard the USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf.
Unfortunately, the glowing profile of the agent is riddled with conflation; misleading information; outright factual errors about the real status of the border between Mexico and the United States; the numbers of people crossing that border and being deported; and comments made by President-Elect Donald Trump during the presidential campaign. – READ MORE