Were 10,150 Americans killed by “illegal immigrants” in 2018? Or was that number closer to 83,000?
Both numbers have been cited in internet memes in recent months but neither is correct, Snopes.com’s Dan Evon reports. Even the lesser figure is a gross exaggeration of the actual statistics released by the federal government.
The reason they vary so widely, it appears, is that they were pulled out of thin air to gin up outrage against migrants and refugees.
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