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Fact-checking Trump’s immigration claims during his State of the Union

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The U.S. Capitol. Photo credit: Patrick Thibodeau/CC BY 2.0. via Flickr

Immigration was a major part of the president’s speech on Tuesday night. He said large caravans are marching to the border, and that city governments in Mexico are helping them. He also said illegal immigration increases crime. Trump continues pushing for billions in funding for his border wall. Congress has about a week and a half to figure something out -- or the government could shut down again.