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Jeb Bush on Immigration
Republican FL Governor; V.P. prospect: Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Bush on other issues.
  • 6-part proposal for comprehensive immigration reform. (Mar 2013)
  • There is no realistic pathway to citizenship for most people. (Mar 2013)
  • Limit family reunification: no siblings nor parents. (Mar 2013)
  • Treat illegals with compassion but also rule of law. (Mar 2013)
  • Path to legal resident status: pay fines & no criminals. (Mar 2013)
  • Secure border as component of reform, not as prerequisite. (Mar 2013)
  • To become citizen, pass exam in English and civic history. (Mar 2013)
  • Illegals can't "wait in line"; there is no line to wait in. (Mar 2013)
  • Objections to more multiracial America are misplaced. (Mar 2013)
  • GOP wooed Hispanics in 2004; but alienated them by 2012. (Jun 2012)
  • Education reform more critical than immigration reform. (Jan 2011)
  • Pray for Comprehensive Immigration Reform, not AZ law. (Apr 2010)
  • 1980s: Voter registration for 88,000 naturalized Hispanics. (Feb 2007)
  • Speaks Spanish; husband and father of Hispanics. (Feb 2007)
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
  • Import farm workers from Mexico. (Sep 2001)
Rick Scott on Immigration
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Scott on other issues.
  • Support Arizona immigrant law & national ID card. (Aug 2010)

Senate:

FL 2012: 2012 Florida Senate Debates


Connie Mack IV on Immigration
Senate challenger; Republican Representative (FL-14): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack IV on other issues.
  • No amnesty for illegal immigrants. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
Bill Nelson on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (FL): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bill Nelson on other issues.
  • Path to citizenship with fines & English proficiency. (Oct 2012)
  • 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 NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
  • Cover child resident aliens under Medicaid and SCHIP. (May 2005)
  • Rated 33% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
Marco Rubio on Immigration
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Marco Rubio on other issues.
  • Immigration is a human issue AND a law & order issue. (Mar 2013)
  • Leave immigration to feds; 50 sets of laws is worse. (Jun 2012)
  • English is de facto official language; let's recognize that. (Jun 2012)
  • AZ ant-immigrant law demands papers like "police state". (Jun 2012)
  • OpEd: Claimed falsely that parents fled Castro in 1959. (Jun 2012)
  • Legal status, but not citizenship, to migrant's children. (Jun 2012)
  • GOP DREAM Act: visas for going to college or military. (Apr 2012)
  • AZ law may unreasonably single out some citizens. (Apr 2010)
  • Don't count illegal immigrants in the 2010 census. (Apr 2010)
  • Allow children of illegals to pay in-state college tuition. (Mar 2010)
  • No amnesty in any form, not even back-of-the-line. (Mar 2010)
  • Oppose amnesty in any reform. (Feb 2010)
  • Opposes granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports full implementation of current border security laws. (Sep 2010)
Dave Weldon on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-15): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Dave Weldon 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 YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)

House:


Gus Bilirakis on Immigration
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gus Bilirakis on other issues.
  • No amnesty for those that have broken the law. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • Rated A by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Corrine Brown on Immigration
Democratic Representative (FL-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Corrine Brown 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 YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Vern Buchanan on Immigration
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Vern Buchanan on other issues.
  • Crack down on illegal immigrants. (Nov 2006)
  • Rated A by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Kathy Castor on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Castor on other issues.
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Sep 2012)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Ander Crenshaw on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ander Crenshaw 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 92% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated B- by the ALI, indicating an acceptably anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
Ron DeSantis on Immigration
Republican (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ron DeSantis on other issues.
  • Get tough on illegal immigration. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Ted Deutch on Immigration
Democrat (District 21): Click here for Ted Deutch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mario Diaz-Balart on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-25): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mario Diaz-Balart on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Comprehensive immigration reform without amnesty. (May 2005)
  • Cover child resident aliens under Medicaid and SCHIP. (May 2005)
  • Rated 17% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Lois Frankel on Immigration
Democrat (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lois Frankel on other issues.
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Joe Garcia on Immigration
Democrat (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Garcia on other issues.
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Alan Grayson on Immigration
Democrat (District 9): Click here for Alan Grayson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alcee Hastings on Immigration
Democratic Representative (FL-23): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Alcee Hastings on other issues.
  • Voted NO on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
John Mica on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-7): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Mica 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 YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • Rated B by the ALI, indicating an acceptably anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Jeff Miller on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Miller 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 YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • No student visas from countries that support terrorism. (Jan 2003)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
  • Rated B by the ALI, indicating an acceptably anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • No birthright citizenship unless one parent is an American. (Jan 2013)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Patrick Murphy on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Patrick Murphy on other issues.
  • Fair path to citizenship while securing our borders. (Nov 2012)
Rich Nugent on Immigration
Republican (District 11): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rich Nugent on other issues.
  • Secure our borders; never support amnesty. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
  • No birthright citizenship unless one parent is an American. (Jan 2013)
Bill Posey on Immigration
Republican (District 8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bill Posey on other issues.
  • We must build the border fence to halt influx from Mexico. (Nov 2008)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • Rated A by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Redefine "birthright citizenship" to exclude illegal aliens. (Jan 2011)
  • Improve visa process to get more travelers from China. (Sep 2011)
Trey Radel on Immigration
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Trey Radel on other issues.
  • Opposes amnesty for illegal immigrants. (Nov 2012)
David Rivera on Immigration
Republican (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Rivera on other issues.
  • Control our borders and strengthen existing penalties. (Nov 2010)
Tom Rooney on Immigration
Republican (District 17): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Rooney on other issues.
  • Rated A- by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Improve visa process to get more travelers from China. (Sep 2011)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-18): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Comprehensive immigration reform without amnesty. (May 2005)
  • Cover child resident aliens under Medicaid and SCHIP. (May 2005)
  • Rated 25% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Dennis Ross on Immigration
Republican (District 15): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Ross on other issues.
  • No to amnesty; yes to guest workers. (Nov 2010)
  • by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Deport foreign criminals;punish nations denying repatriation. (Oct 2011)
  • Redefine "birthright citizenship" to exclude illegal aliens. (Jan 2011)
Steve Southerland on Immigration
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Southerland on other issues.
  • We're the great melting pot; but need secure borders. (Nov 2010)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Immigration
Democratic Representative (FL-20): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Wasserman Schultz on other issues.
  • Voted NO on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Cover child resident aliens under Medicaid and SCHIP. (May 2005)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Dan Webster on Immigration
Republican (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Webster on other issues.
  • Secure our borders; strengthen penalties on illegals. (Nov 2010)
Allen West on Immigration
Republican (District 22): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Allen West on other issues.
  • Enforce laws already on the books; & strengthen the border. (Nov 2010)
  • by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Redefine "birthright citizenship" to exclude illegal aliens. (Jan 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Immigration
Democrat (District 24): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frederica Wilson on other issues.
  • Comprehensive reform which makes all feel welcome. (Oct 2011)
Ted Yoho on Immigration
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ted Yoho on other issues.
  • Secure the border by harnessing technology. (Nov 2012)
  • First, secure the borders; then a path to citizenship. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Bill Young on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-10): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bill Young 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 75% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated B+ by the ALI, indicating an acceptably anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Charlie Crist on Immigration
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • No amnesty, but an earned path to citizenship. (May 2010)
  • Seal borders; enforce laws; send illegals to back of line. (Mar 2010)
  • Close the door of illegal immigration; protect our borders. (Oct 1998)
George LeMieux on Immigration
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George LeMieux on other issues.
  • Secure our borders to be secure as a nation. (Jul 2011)
Sandy Adams on Immigration
Republican (Lost 2012 primary) (District 24): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sandy Adams on other issues.
  • Prevent those here illegally from receiving benefits. (Nov 2010)
  • by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Deport foreign criminals;punish nations denying repatriation. (Oct 2011)
Connie Mack IV on Immigration
Senate challenger; Republican Representative (FL-14): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack IV on other issues.
  • No amnesty for illegal immigrants. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
Cliff Stearns on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-6): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Cliff Stearns 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 YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • Rated A+ by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Bill McBride on Immigration
Former Democrat Challenger (2002): Click here for Bill McBride on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Janet Reno on Immigration
Former Democratic Challenger (2006), and Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Janet Reno on other issues.
  • Miami relatives broke US law by not giving Elian to father. (Apr 2000)
  • Sided with INS & against US relatives in Elian Gonzalez case. (Jan 1999)
  • Immigrants enrich us, but illegal immigrants cost us. (Jul 1993)
  • Prosecuted 1000s of Cubans from Mariel boatlift. (Apr 1980)
Michael Bilirakis on Immigration
Republican (Retired 2006) (District 9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Michael Bilirakis on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Charles Canady on Immigration
Former GOP (District 12): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Canady on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Betty Castor on Immigration
2004 former Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Betty Castor on other issues.
  • Expedite citizenship for legal immigrants on active duty. (Oct 2004)
  • Expedited citizenship for military immigrants. (Oct 2004)
Peter Deutsch on Immigration
Former Democratic Senate challenger (2004); US Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Peter Deutsch on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
Peter Deutsch on Immigration
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Peter Deutsch on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
Tillie Fowler on Immigration
Former GOP (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tillie Fowler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Porter Goss on Immigration
Republican (Until 2004) (District 14): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Porter Goss on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
Bob Graham on Immigration
Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Graham on other issues.
  • Earned Amnesty for undocumented workers. (Sep 2003)
  • 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)
Katherine Harris on Immigration
Republican challenger (2006); Former US Representative: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Katherine Harris 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Immigration
Republican (until 2007) (District 13): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Katherine Harris 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
Connie Mack on Immigration
Former Republican Senator (until 2000): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack 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)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Improve visa process to get more travelers from China. (Sep 2011)
Bill McCollum on Immigration
Former Republican challenger (2004); former US Rep.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill McCollum on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Bill McCollum on Immigration
Republican (Until 2001) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill McCollum on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Carrie Meek on Immigration
Democrat (retired 2002) (District 17): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Carrie Meek on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Bob Smith on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator (NH; retired 2002): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bob Smith on other issues.
  • Illegal immigrants should not earn citizenship. (Mar 2010)
  • Amnesty is unfair; deny opportunities for illegals. (Mar 2010)
  • Tighten immigration laws; enhance border patrol. (May 1999)
  • Fewer immigrants; less aid; Offical English. (Jul 1996)
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Karen Thurman on Immigration
Former Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Karen Thurman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Allen Boyd on Immigration
Democratic Representative (FL-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Allen Boyd 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 58% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
Dennis Bradley on Immigration
2010 Veterans Party Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dennis Bradley on other issues.
  • No immigration into this country by anyone for any reason. (Mar 2010)
Ginny Brown-Waite on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ginny Brown-Waite 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)
  • No student visas from countries that support terrorism. (Jan 2003)
  • Rated 92% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Charlie Crist on Immigration
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • No amnesty, but an earned path to citizenship. (May 2010)
  • Seal borders; enforce laws; send illegals to back of line. (Mar 2010)
  • Close the door of illegal immigration; protect our borders. (Oct 1998)
Jim Davis on Immigration
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Davis on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
Bernard DeCastro on Immigration
2010 Constitution Party Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bernard DeCastro on other issues.
  • Increase family reunification visas. (Aug 2010)
  • Federal government has refused to enforce immigration laws. (Aug 2010)
  • Effective immigration maintains Borders, Language & Culture. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports a strong immigration policy. (Jun 2009)
Lincoln Diaz-Balart on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-21): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Diaz-Balart on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Comprehensive immigration reform without amnesty. (May 2005)
  • Sponsored bill covering child resident aliens under Medicaid. (May 2005)
  • Rated 25% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Tom Feeney on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-24): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Feeney 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 YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Mark Foley on Immigration
Republican (District 16): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mark Foley 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)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Jeff Greene on Immigration
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Jeff Greene on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Harry Johnston on Immigration
Democrat (1988-1996) (District 7): Click here for Harry Johnston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ric Keller on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ric Keller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 83% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Ron Klein on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for Ron Klein on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Suzanne Kosmas on Immigration
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 24): Click here for Suzanne Kosmas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Mahoney on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Mahoney on other issues.
  • Secure our borders & enforce immigration laws. (Nov 2006)
Mel Martinez on Immigration
Republican Jr Senator (FL); previously Secretary of H.U.D.: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Mel Martinez on other issues.
  • Tamper-proof ID and rational middle ground. (Nov 2010)
  • Strongly oppose amnesty for illegal aliens. (Oct 2004)
  • Amnesty rewards lawlessness. (Oct 2004)
  • End the flow of illegal aliens. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Comprehensive immigration reform without amnesty. (May 2005)
  • Rated 10% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Kendrick Meek on Immigration
Democratic Representative (FL-17): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kendrick Meek on other issues.
  • Temporary Protected Status for Haitians living in the US. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted NO on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Supports granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes full implementation of current border security laws. (Sep 2010)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Kendrick Meek on Immigration
Democratic Representative (FL-17): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kendrick Meek on other issues.
  • Temporary Protected Status for Haitians living in the US. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted NO on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Supports granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes full implementation of current border security laws. (Sep 2010)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Dan Miller on Immigration
Republican (retired) (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Miller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Adam Putnam on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-12): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Adam Putnam 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 NO on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 92% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Joe Scarborough on Immigration
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Scarborough on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Clay Shaw on Immigration
Republican (District 22): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Clay Shaw 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)
Alexander Snitker on Immigration
2010 Libertarian challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alexander Snitker on other issues.
  • Legal immigrants ok; no pathway for illegal immigrants. (Aug 2010)
Dave Weldon on Immigration
Republican Representative (FL-15): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Dave Weldon 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 YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Robert Wexler on Immigration
Democratic Representative (FL-19): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wexler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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