Statements about Immigration
"In 2006, Charlie Crist opposed in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."
In 2011, Carlos López-Cantera "staunchly supported" a Florida bill modeled after Arizona’s immigration law
Says President Barack Obama could "basically" legalize all immigrants here illegally "by the sign of a pen."
Obamacare "will provide insurance to all non-U.S. residents, even if they are here illegally."
Says President Obama has cracked down "on employers who are attracting undocumented immigrants and hiring them more than any previous president."
"President Obama has the most border patrols and border security deployed at the border of any previous president."
The immigration bill includes free "Obamacars," motorcycles or scooters.
In Miami-Dade County, "we spend at our school system over $20 million every year" educating recent immigrants.
College students "who are NOT U.S. Citizens and who get the PELL Grant" plan to return to their home countries after getting free gas cards and child care.
"Nearly 65 percent -- almost two-thirds -- of all new permanent residents obtained that status by virtue of their family status."
"Agriculture has always required a significant workforce from abroad."
The United States does "not have a system through which growers and dairies can bring a workforce legally into the U.S."
The United States has "an immigration system where only 6.5 percent of people who come here, come here based on labor and skill."
"If you look at the number of illegal immigrants coming into the country, it is net zero. It's been that way now for almost two years."
Says state Senate candidate Aaron Bean voted to give health care subsidies to illegal immigrants.
Aaron Bean voted to give illegal immigrants in-state tuition.
As Florida secretary of state, Kurt Browning "allowed 1,800 illegal voters to register in Florida."
"A million people a year come into the U.S. legally. No other country even comes close to that figure."
Florida election officials’ requests to some residents to submit proof of citizenship is a "backdoor poll tax."
"The U.S. Census believes that by 2030 the majority of Americans will use Spanish as their first language."
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