Statements about Immigration
Says his administration put more border patrol agents on the U.S.-Mexico border than at "any time in history, and the flow of undocumented workers across the border is actually lower than it's been in 40 years."
Says Mitt Romney "called the Arizona law a model for the nation."
Says Obama broke his promise to offer a comprehensive immigration bill in his first year.
"Congressman Cicilline, when he was the mayor of Providence, espoused a sanctuary city."
Says the "number-one source" of illegal immigration "is people legally coming to the United States on a tourist visa or a student visa and then disappearing into the population and never being heard from again."
"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.
Says Barack Obama "has deported more people than any other president in this country's history."
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."
Says he has seen Border Patrol signs near the Mexico border in English, Spanish and Chinese.
Says David Dewhurst "explicitly advocated" a guest worker program for all illegal immigrants.
Says President Barack Obama promised a "pathway to citizenship" to undocumented immigrants and "didn't deliver jack squat on any of it."
Mitt Romney "says the Arizona immigration law should be a model for the nation."
Says he "passed" eight measures, including ones to prevent groping at airport security checks and to bar "sanctuary" cities in Texas.
Says the Constitution "specifically states the Congress shall write legislation for immigration policy," so Barack Obama lacks the authority to defer the deportation of young illegal immigrants.
The DREAM Act "was written by members of both parties. When it came up for a vote a year and a half ago, Republicans in Congress blocked it. The bill hadn’t changed. ... The only thing that had changed was politics."
"Gov. Romney was very clear, he would veto the DREAM Act."
"Nearly 60% of all occupants of HUD properties in U.S. are illegals."
"Less than 2 percent of illegals are picking crops, but 41 percent are on welfare."
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