Monday, September 24, 2018


Miriam Valverde, Politifact staff writer

Miriam Valverde, Politifact staff writer

Miriam Valverde is a staff writer for PolitiFact. Previously, she reported for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, The Bradenton Herald, The Boston Globe and a Boston Spanish-language publication, El Planeta. Miriam graduated from Emerson College with a major in journalism and minor in business studies.

Bill Nelson, D-Fla., made the claim on the Senate floor on July 23.

PolitiFact Florida: Bill Nelson claims detained immigrant parents charged $8/minute to call their children. Is it true?

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson said the Trump administration reached a new low by charging detained immigrant parents high fees to call the children they were separated from at the border."The Trump administration has been charging detained...
Updated: 2 months ago
Two Allegiant Air jets taxi at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on May 8, 2013. (AP Photo/David Becker, File)

PolitiFact: False claim circulates about Allegiant Air offering 2 free tickets

The statement"Allegiant Air is rewarding everyone with 2 free plane tickets to celebrate April Aviation Week!"Bloggers, April 22 in a blog postThe rulingContrary to...
Updated: 5 months ago
President Donald Trump holds an image of the border area as speaks during a tour as he reviews border wall prototypes on March 13 in San Diego, as Rodney Scott, the Border Patrol's San Diego sector chief, listens at right. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

PolitiFact: Fact-checking Donald Trumpís tweets about the border, DACA

President Donald Trump recently tweeted bashing Mexico and Democrats for immigration problems in the United States.Trump also backed away from efforts to find a legislative solution to an Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood...
Updated: 6 months ago