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Jay Williams on Immigration

 

 


Welcome Syrian refugees fleeing religious intolerance

Many Americans came to this country fleeing religious persecution and intolerance, and that led to a diversity of ideas and people--one of the United State's greatest strengths. Today, Syrian refugees are fleeing religious intolerance, and the terrorists driving them out of their home country want us to turn them away. But in the land of the free and the home of the brave, we must overcome our fears, and welcome our neighbors in need of help. The Republican party of 1956 had a platform that included a plank to provide asylum for refugees. While the Republican party has changed during that time, the values of the United States have not. Jay agrees with the Republican party of 60 years ago--we must welcome refugees.
Source: 2016 S.D. Senate campaign website on Syrian Refugees , Apr 1, 2016

Get ten million undocumented immigrants out of the shadows

The United States of American is a nation of immigrants. It's a nation where immigrants landed on Ellis Island without a penny to their names and made something of themselves. We owe it to the next generation of immigrants to create a functional system where those who want to make a better life for themselves can do so. Jay will work to ensure that the ten million undocumented immigrants in the United States can come out of the shadows and fully participate in the American experience.
Source: 2016 South Dakota Senate campaign web JayWilliams2016.org , Apr 1, 2016

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