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Lee Bright on Immigration

 

 


Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry

Question topic: Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

Bright: Strongly Agree

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 South Carolina Senate race , Jul 2, 2014

Secure the border first; but no amnesty

On immigration reform, Bright supports the idea that the border must be secured before further action can be taken. "There are many good ideas on how to proceed, but amnesty is not among them." Bright did not put forth any specific plan during this interview.
Source: Edgefield Advertiser on 2014 South Carolina Senate race , Oct 29, 2013

Charge 1% foreign wire fee;& police check immigration status

Excerpts from S 20 legislative records:

Status:Bill passed Senate, 22-14-0; passed House 65-39-20; signed by Governor, June 27, 2011. (Sen. Lee Bright sponsored the bill and voted YEA).

Source: South Carolina legislature voting records: S 20 , Jun 14, 2011

Make permanent the E-Verify program

SB 428 [asks] the Congress of the United States to make permanent the E-Verify program, an electronic employment eligibility verification systemLegislative record:Bill died in chamber; Sen. Lee Bright sponsored resolution.
Source: NCSL Immigration Report: 2009 S.C. voting records: SB 428 , Apr 22, 2009

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