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Jack Markell on Immigration
Delaware Democratic Governor: Click here for Jack Markell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

DE 2014: 2014 DE Senate debate


Tom Carper on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (DE): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Tom Carper on other issues.
  • If immigrants stay out of trouble, they can stay. (Oct 2012)
  • No one proposes that illegal aliens receive Social Security. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on eliminating the "Y" nonimmigrant guestworker program. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
  • Rated 25% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Chris Coons on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chris Coons on other issues.
  • No pathway to citizenship; but pathway to legal residency. (Oct 2010)
  • Supports comprehensive federal immigration reform. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports full implementation of current border security laws. (Sep 2010)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Sep 2012)
Christine O`Donnell on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Christine O`Donnell on other issues.
  • Put virtual fence on border; don't reward those who cheat. (Oct 2010)
  • Ease pathway to citizenship for legal immigrants. (Oct 2010)
  • Employer penalties for hiring illegal aliens. (Aug 2008)
  • Make English America’s ONE official language. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposes granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports full implementation of current border security laws. (Sep 2010)
Alex Pires on Immigration
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alex Pires on other issues.
  • Don't split up members of immigrant workers' families. (Oct 2012)
Kevin Wade on Immigration
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Wade on other issues.
  • Secure the border; return lost children to home countries. (Jul 2014)
  • It's not hard to come here legally; follow the right away. (Oct 2012)

House:


John Carney on Immigration
Democrat (District AL): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Carney on other issues.
  • No free pass, but guest worker program. (Oct 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ruth Ann Minner on Immigration
Democratic DE Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ruth Ann Minner on other issues.
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
Michael Castle on Immigration
Former GOP (until 2010) (District AL): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Michael Castle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 67% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
Michael Castle on Immigration
2010 Senate Challenger (lost primary); previously Gov.& Rep.: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Michael Castle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 67% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
Ray Clatworthy on Immigration
2002 Republican Senate Challenger (DE): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ray Clatworthy on other issues.
  • Illegal immigrants shouldn't earn citizenship. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban immigration from terrorist sponsoring nations. (Sep 2002)
William Roth on Immigration
Former Republican Senator (unseated, 2000): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for William Roth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
Ted Kaufman on Immigration
Democratic Senate-Appointee: Click here for Ted Kaufman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Protack on Immigration
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Protack on other issues.
  • To survive, nations must protect and defend borders. (Jan 2006)
Jan Ting on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jan Ting on other issues.
  • Comprehensive immigration reform is a defeatist solution. (Oct 2006)
  • San Diego fence works--extend it to entire Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • No amnesty for illegal aliens. (Aug 2006)
  • Secure our southern border with a physical barrier. (Aug 2006)
Beau Biden on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Attorney General: Click here for Beau Biden on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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