Statements about Immigration
President Barack Obama has the "power to stop deportation for all undocumented immigrants in this country."
"American voters remain steadfast in their support for immigration reform with a path to citizenship, with more than 70 percent who want to see reform passed this year."
"Under Mayor Cicilline, [Providence] was a sanctuary city."
"Nearly 20% of our residents" are born abroad.
I am "the only candidate for lieutenant governor to oppose in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."
"In 2010, the non-partisan Government Accountability Office found that only 6.5 percent of the U.S.-Mexico border was under full control of the Border Patrol."
The U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1982 that non-citizen children must get free K-12 education.
About 40 percent of U.S. illegal immigrants "came in on an airplane, with a legal visa, and just overstayed their visa and have never gone home."
The 2010 DREAM Act failed despite "strong bipartisan support."
Says an illegal immigrant fraudulently claimed children who actually lived in Mexico on income tax forms to collect more than $29,000.
Says President Barack Obama could "basically" legalize all immigrants here illegally "by the sign of a pen."
"Unemployment has been on the rise throughout Wisconsin" as Paul Ryan stepped up his advocacy of "immigration increases."
"The Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan office, did an analysis and said that passing comprehensive immigration reform will reduce the federal deficit by $200 billion over the next decade."
A provision of the Senate immigration bill would require you to have government permission to get a second job.
"The Senate immigration bill is … filled with things like rewards for au pair agencies, Alaskan seafood processors and Vegas casinos."
"The president … by executive order" could grant voting rights to illegal immigrants who are newly legalized under pending legislation.
Says "Canada has one-tenth of our population—yet it issues far more high-skilled visas (more than 150,000) yearly than we do (65,000)."
Obamacare "will provide insurance to all non-U.S. residents, even if they are here illegally."
The Senate immigration bill "unleashes a massive increase in overall immigration. … We're talking about a population increase under the Senate bill of over 70 million people in 20 years."
Says under the Senate immigration bill, newly legalized immigrants will "pay every tax possible, but you don’t get a single benefit" for 10 years.
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