Statements about Immigration
More people are apprehended after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border a week "than are born in Texas each week."
Says Mark Pryor voted "to give Social Security benefits to illegal immigrants."
At "least a quarter of those apprehended" at the border "have criminal records."
Says Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad chartered a plane to remove 124 young illegal immigrants from his state and take them back to Honduras.
Says drug cartels are using social media to offer rebates so more children from Central America get smuggled to the United States.
"If 20 million illegals vote, you can kiss the Second Amendment goodbye."
Gov. Kitzhaber oversaw creation of the Oregon driver card law "behind closed doors without allowing any input from citizens who represent the public interest."
"The startup rate of Hispanic businesses is three times the national rate."
"We have less crime in the (Rio Grande) Valley than we do in other major Texas cities."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner "blocked immigration reform" and "voted to deport our DREAMers."
The United States is at "historic record highs" of individuals being apprehended on the border from countries with terrorist ties such as "Pakistan or Afghanistan or Syria."
Says three Ukrainians recently captured on a West Texas ranch are among "individuals from countries that have strong terrorist ties being apprehended" near the state’s border with Mexico.
Because of the current immigration crisis, Republicans want to "repeal" a 2008 law that President George W. Bush signed and "want to be on record as not wanting to protect children from ... sex trafficking."
"We’ve had about 3,000 murders" in connection with lax border security.
"By some estimates, as few as 2 percent of the 50,000 (Central American) children who have crossed the border illegally this year have been sent home."
Says a 9-year-old girl was recently raped in Austin, Texas, by a guy previously "caught four times and released."
Under President Ronald Reagan, illegal immigrants "were not pouring in like" they are now.
More than 3,000 homicides were committed by "illegal aliens" over the past six years.
Obama’s 2012 policy on younger immigrants "created these children coming across" the border.
"Right now, one third of all illegal aliens are going to California."
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