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Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Immigration Speech in Arizona

Trump's speech Wednesday followed a meeting with the president of Mexico

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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally on August 31, 2016, in Phoenix. Trump detailed a multi-point immigration policy during his speech.

    In a speech focusing on immigration Wednesday in Arizona, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lambasted the media for not reporting "the facts" he felt were relevant to the national conversation on immigration.

    But many of Trump's own facts were misleading and inaccurate, obscuring truth in a debate both parties agree is necessary.

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    NBC News took a look at what Trump said about legal and illegal immigration.

    WHAT TRUMP SAID: "Mexico will pay for the wall."

    THE FACTS: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has said he reiterated to Trump that his nation would not pay for the wall.