Fake News

1. Watch the video and read the report by Snopes.com about dangerous crime in El Paso, then answer the questions that follow.

Was El Paso One of the Most Dangerous Cities in US Before a Border Fence Was Built? What did make a difference was a flood of Border Patrol agents, who began Operation Hold the Line in 1993. Bethania Palma published 6 February 2019.


What is Snopes.com’s verdict on the claim that a border fence made El Paso safe? What sources does Snopes.com use to verify the facts? How confident are you that Snopes.com has arrived at the correct answer? Give reasons for your answer.

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