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Neil Abercrombie on Immigration
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie 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 NO 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)
Duke Aiona on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for Duke Aiona on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Ige on Immigration
Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for David Ige on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

HI 2014: 2014 HI Senate debate


Daniel Akaka on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator (HI): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Akaka on other issues.
  • Voted YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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)
  • Voted NO on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Colleen Hanabusa on Immigration
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Supports a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Sep 2012)
Mazie Hirono on Immigration
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Daniel Inouye on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (HI): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Inouye on other issues.
  • Voted YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "Y" nonimmigrant guestworker program. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted NO on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Linda Lingle on Immigration
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • America needs comprehensive immigration policy. (Mar 2012)
Eddie Pirkowski on Immigration
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eddie Pirkowski on other issues.
  • US founded by immigrants; keep DREAM Act & sanctuary cities. (Jun 2012)
Brian Schatz on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator Appointee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Schatz on other issues.
  • Take full advantage of new visas available to China. (Dec 2012)

House:


Charles Djou on Immigration
Republican Governor challenger (District 1): Click here for Charles Djou on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tulsi Gabbard on Immigration
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • Relax onerous visa requirements for Indian & Chinese tourism. (Nov 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Linda Lingle on Immigration
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • America needs comprehensive immigration policy. (Mar 2012)
Cam Cavasso on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cam Cavasso on other issues.
  • Secure the nation's borders; create a guest-worker program. (Dec 2013)
Colleen Hanabusa on Immigration
Democrat (Senate run 2014) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Supports a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Sep 2012)
Mazie Hirono on Immigration
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Cayetano on Immigration
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ben Cayetano on other issues.
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
Ed Case on Immigration
Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • 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)
Neil Abercrombie on Immigration
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie 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 NO 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)
Ed Case on Immigration
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • 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)
Patsy Mink on Immigration
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Patsy Mink on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Cynthia Thielen on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for Cynthia Thielen on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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