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Pat McGeehan on Immigration

 


Oppose amnesty; secure our borders

I oppose any bill which involves amnesty. When we hear of proposed immigration legislation labeled as "reform package," conservatives always lose.

No one says our immigration is not in need of reform, but before we do anything we must secure our borders first. We must prevent a "path to citizenship" that awards illegals with incentives to break the law.

I do not oppose legal immigration, I believe legal immigration is an important aspect of our country's history. However, we must not award illegal immigrants over legal immigrants.

We must correct and update our current laws to benefit everyone. We must get back to being the land of opportunity and not the land of handouts from the federal government.

Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, McGeehan2014.com, "Issues" , Nov 11, 2013

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