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Elizabeth Cohen comments on 2017 DREAM Act, Tom Cotton in PolitiFact

Elizabeth Cohen, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the PolitiFact article, "Sen. Tom Cotton misleads in claim about Dream Act amnesty." Cohen says the claim from Cotton’s office, that the Dream Act could become the biggest amnesty ever granted in the United States, is "completely implausible.
September 27, 2017

Banks comments on Trump's travel ban, ISIS recruitment in PolitiFact

According to Professor Emeritus William C. Banks, terrorist groups like ISIS use Trump’s "anti-Islam rhetoric to say that the U.S. is waging war on Islam," but he is not aware of specific incitements or attacks based on the executive order.

February 8, 2017

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Banks comments on Trump's travel ban, terrorist attacks in PolitiFact

William Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs, says "since 9/11, no one has been killed in this country in a terrorist attack by anyone who emigrated from any of the seven countries," on President Trump's travel ban.

January 30, 2017

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