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Debunking claims that immigrants bring infectious diseases to U.S.

President Trump, along with immigration opponents, repeatedly assert that immigrants are bringing infectious diseases to the U.S., but never provide any data to back up their claims.

That is because virtually every public health expert says there isn’t any evidence that this is the case.

Learn more about how our public health system works to keep infectious diseases from entering the country and get resources to debunk this link between immigration and infectious diseases, here are some experts on the topic and links to recent stories.

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