Statements about Immigration
"Tom Leppert pledged to make Dallas a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants."
Says that Mitt Romney, while he was in Arizona, said he believes the state’s SB 1070 immigration law should be the model for national immigration laws.
A Dallas proof-of-insurance ordinance resulted in area tow lots mostly filling with the cars of illegal residents.
Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz "opposes the DREAM Act, which is supported by 85% of Latinos."
Says the Obama administration catches and releases nonviolent illegal immigrants.
"I have sent over $400 million to the border of Mexico in the form of Texas Ranger recon teams."
President Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid support Rick Perry’s "decision to give in-state tuition to illegal immigrants."
Says Rick Perry wrote a newspaper item saying he was "open to amnesty" for illegal immigrants in the United States.
Says El Paso was named America’s "Safest Large City" a year after San Antonio, Houston and Dallas had the nation’s highest crime rates.
Says Rick Perry "supported a guest worker program to help people who would otherwise be illegal aliens."
"Every month, another 50,000 U.S.-born Hispanics turn 18 and become eligible to vote."
Says that in 2001, Rick Perry spoke favorably of binational health insurance between Mexico and Texas.
Says only four Texas legislators voted against a law giving in-state tuition rates to certain illegal immigrants.
Says Rick Perry "provided in-state tuition... for illegal immigrants."
On applying prosecutorial discretion to immigration cases.
Says states that passed anti-illegal-immigrant legislation also had few Hispanic legislators.
Says Gov. Rick Perry has been "begging" for the federal government to send the Coast Guard to patrol two lakes on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Says Rick Perry "turned down our invitation to meet" President Barack Obama in El Paso.
The "six largest cities in Ohio all have higher rates of violence and crime than every major city along the U.S.-Mexico border."
Says that during the first 19 months of the Obama administration, the U.S. detained people from nations designated as state sponsors of terrorism on the southwestern border.
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