Statements about Immigration
"Immigrants are more fertile."
"Ronald Reagan’s signature on the 1986 amnesty act" gave Barack Obama about 15 million additional Hispanic votes in 2012.
Among Hispanics, support for immigration reform is close to universal.
"We are dealing with an administration that, quite frankly, has shown a reluctance to enforce the immigration law."
"Over half" of science, technology, engineering and mathematics students "receiving advanced degrees are not citizens of the United States of America."
Proposed immigration legislation would give new immigrants "a taxpayer-funded cellular phone."
The immigration proposal from the Gang of Eight "is not amnesty."
Says Jeb Bush "flip-flop-flip(ped) on immigration."
Says his administration has made "progress" on border enforcement by "putting more boots on the southern border than at any time in our history and reducing illegal crossings to their lowest levels in 40 years."
"With the exception of slavery and the Chinese Exclusion Act, our laws have never barred persons from becoming citizens."
Research shows that "a vast majority of arriving immigrants today come here because they believe that government is the source of prosperity, and that's what they support."
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.
Says Barack Obama "has deported more people than any other president in this country's history."
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."
Says President Obama's new immigration plan "is amnesty."
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