Joe Heck on Immigration
Heck: Opposes blanket amnesty but open to some earned citizenship proposals.
Cortez Masto: Yes
Q: On Immigration: Support the DREAM Act, which would allow children brought into the country illegally to achieve legal status if they meet certain conditions? (Need to have graduated from high school, have a clean legal record, and attend college or serve in the military.)
Heck: Opposed DREAM Act but offered similar alternative bill.
Cortez Masto: Yes
"The Nevada Legislature recognizes the great contributions that immigrants have made to the vitality and growth of Nevada and America and urges the residents of Nevada to celebrate the ethnic and cultural diversity of its people and their traditions which have added to Nevada's wealth of great music, art, education, science and intellect."
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is a national, non-profit, public interest membership organization of concerned citizens united by their belief in the need for immigration reform. Founded in 1979, FAIR believes that the U.S. can and must have an immigration policy that is non-discriminatory and designed to serve the environmental, economic, and social needs of our country.
FAIR seeks to improve border security, to stop illegal immigration, and to promote immigration levels consistent with the national interestómore traditional rates of about 300,000 a year.
With more than 70,000 members nationwide, FAIR is a non-partisan group whose membership runs the gamut from liberal to conservative.
The ratings are based on the votes the organization considered most important; the numbers reflect the percentage of time the representative voted the organization's preferred position.
A BILL: To promote job creation in the US by addressing inefficiencies in the visa processing system that discourage overseas business and leisure travel to the US.
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