Its surprising how much you can accomplish if you don't care who gets the credit
[Editor: There is information on every candidate. We are putting the frontrunners on this page and you can go to the link at the end to see how all candidates stand on immigration, illegal and legal.]
Dr. Ben Carson - Dr. Ben Carson said America’s borders must be sealed to protect against terrorism and told a prominent group of Latino elected officials that he also supports giving illegal immigrants a path to legalization and eventual citizenship . . .
Regarding the country’s illegal immigrants, Carson said, "many of them have never known any other country … so where are you going to send them?"
I don't know what Ben is thinking, but I am not for giving any lawbreaker a path to citizenship.
Ted Cruz - When it comes to immigration reform, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has made it abundantly clear what he opposes: giving citizenship to people who broke the law to come here. What has not been as evident is what he supports: legal status for millions of people here already, while making it easier for immigrants to come here through the front door. Asked about what to do with the people here illegally, however, he stressed that he had never tried to undo the goal of allowing them to stay.
Donald Trump - So far, his stance sounds good to me, and I would hope he holds to it. He says, "We need strong borders; we need a wall. Citizenship for illegal immigrants is a GOP suicide mission. 351,000 illegal aliens are in our prisons; costing us $1.1 Billion. Anchor babies were NEVER the intent of the 14th Amendment. Invite foreigners graduating from college to stay in US. Put a triple-layered fence & predator drones on the Mexican border. Control the borders; even legal immigration should be difficult. Limit new immigration; focus on the people already here."
What I'd like to see is all our military brought home and put on our southern borders with Barrett 50 caliber rifles...no one gets across. Trying to invade us ends in death. Sounds cruel doesn't it, but again, these are lawbreakers, and the Mexicans who came here legally don't like it one bit either.
Jeb Bush - During a Spanish interview with Telemundo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush endorsed amnesty for what he referred to as the "11 million" illegal aliens living in the U.S. in defiance of the law.
"For the 11 million people [who are here illegally], they must come out of the shadows, receive a work visa, start paying taxes and also pay a small fine, learn English, don’t receive government benefits, but they come out of the shadows and they receive legal status after some time," Bush said on Monday, according to a translation provided by CNN.
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In the Fiorina post, I listed Carly as supporting the DREAM act...
These 11 million living here illegally are the ones giving us the finger, the ones telling Americans to go to Hell, the ones complaining about the Constitution they're abusing daily, and it boils down to a complete lack of respect for our nation and our values. Giving into any demands on the basis of sympathy only enhances that disrespect and builds further distrust. My relatives became citizens by legal process, and I have nothing but disdain for those who trample our Flag and attempt to destroy the American way. And that goes for politicians, too.
- Connie Uribe
http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/254275-fiorina-edges-right-on-... Carly supports the DREAM act.
So far Trump is the only one with the correct position.
I agree, Trump in going in the right direction. He can "Make America Great Again"! We just need to overpower the GOPe and we have it made.
Ted Cruz is willing to violate our constitution to be president and he is going to bitch about some poor person coming across the border. Carson's plan is to issue work permits. Not Amnesty I they apply and get in line then they may get in. .
I feel that Donald Trump is the only candidate with a sound plan, but will he get the support from the Legislature and Supreme Court?
Part of this problem is that many lived here their whole lives and may not know they are illegal. Case in point a Sergent with the DPS found that she and her brother had illegal parents. They apparently were brought over as infants, so they didn't know. It was only found when the brother, in the military, had some kind of search done to change positions. The DPS officer ended up resigning. As a general rule, they need to leave, but some thing should be done to assist those that were born here or/and know nothing else. Just another side of the coin.
I was up set with Dr Carson when I heard his plan then I stopped to think about it I have a nephew and niece born here their father was illegal. They both served in the military both work hard and have families and he is to the right of me. I want the border secure then we can deal with Illegals. The Number is more like 40,000,000 and when you add all of the family member that will be allowed to come if there is amnesty. The best way to handle this is to put the burden on the employer. Give them six months to provide a list of all employees that they suspect of being illegal. After six months they will be fined $2,000.00 for every illegal on the pay roll. Those put on the list will be interviewed and researched the employer will pay $500. for each employee to cover the cost.
There will be a traffic jam at the border of people trying to get out.
Most are on welfare, so putting the burden on employers won't find them.
Righto, jfreden. I say take them off ALL government entitlements and enforce e-verify. They self-deport. This is not rocket science. Guest worker programs no longer work because no one makes them go back.