“‘That’s a lie!’ A man leaning against the back wall jolted upright at the last statement. ‘It’s a lie!’ His friends muttered agreement. That’s not what they had heard. If these children had managed to get all the way to the U.S. border, what was to stop them from scaling the convent’s fence?” When it comes to the immigration debate, a heated town-hall meeting is nothing new. But this town-hall meeting was in Syracuse.

+ Almost 70% of Americans view the children crossing the border as refugees, not illegal immigrants.

+ “There’s no denying the impact of this latest immigration wave or the need for more resources. But there’s no crisis.” In the NYT, Veronica Escobar explains why she thinks the border crisis is a myth.