Debunking Trump’s statements about Mexico, Mexicans

TrumpForbes – Republican front-runner Donald Trump has sparked outrage among Mexicans and Latinos over comments he made when he kicked-off his Presidential bid about Mexico sending its “rapists” and  criminals to the U.S. and calling for a human-proof wall on the U.S.-Mexico border to keep them out.

Since then, Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric has become more strident: he wants to deport 11.3 million undocumented workers (6 million of which are Mexicans) and strip babies born to undocumented immigrants of their birthright citizenship.

Here is some data that suggest that five of Trump’s most outrageous statements about immigrants, Mexico and the border do not correspond to reality.

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