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Martin O`Malley on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Martin O`Malley on other issues.
  • First state to pass the DREAM Act. (Jul 2013)

Senate:

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Dan Bongino on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Bongino on other issues.
  • Enforce law but also make it easier for legal immigrants. (Apr 2012)
Benjamin Cardin on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator (MD): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Cardin on other issues.
  • 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 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)
Barbara Mikulski on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (MD): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Mikulski on other issues.
  • Sensible approach to comprehensive immigration reform. (Aug 2010)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Rob Sobhani on Immigration
Independent Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Rob Sobhani on other issues.
  • Immigration system is broken; enforce our current law. (Oct 2012)
  • Make English the official language of the United States. (Jul 2012)
  • 5-year moratorium on immigration & 75,000 work visas. (Jul 2012)
  • Let in poor Mexicans & we will only impoverish ourselves. (Sep 2011)

House:


Roscoe Bartlett on Immigration
Republican Representative (MD-6): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Roscoe Bartlett 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)
  • 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 A- by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Redefine "birthright citizenship" to exclude illegal aliens. (Jan 2011)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Elijah Cummings on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MD-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Elijah Cummings 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 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)
John Delaney on Immigration
Democrat (District 6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Delaney on other issues.
  • Enact the DREAM Act's conditional path to citizenship. (Nov 2012)
  • Support DREAM Act and more H1B1 visas. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Donna Edwards on Immigration
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Donna Edwards on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andy Harris on Immigration
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Andy Harris on other issues.
  • Enforce our borders & enforce employment rules. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
Steny Hoyer on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MD-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Steny Hoyer 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)
Dutch Ruppersberger on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MD-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dutch Ruppersberger 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)
  • Rated 33% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
John Sarbanes on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Sarbanes on other issues.
  • Fair path to citizenship instead of criminalization. (Nov 2006)
Chris Van Hollen on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MD-8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris Van Hollen 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Dec 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


William Capps on Immigration
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for William Capps on other issues.
  • Seal the border; enforce the laws. (Sep 2011)
  • Feds have failed to enforce; enact E-verify nationwide. (Jul 2011)
  • Repeal the 14th Amendment to exclude illegal aliens' kids. (Jul 2011)
Corrogan Vaughn on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Corrogan Vaughn on other issues.
  • Establish English as the official language. (Aug 2007)
  • Strictly limit and enforce number of immigrants. (Aug 2007)
  • Use troops to enforce borders against illegal immigration. (Aug 2007)
  • No citizenship for children of illegals. (Nov 2000)
Eric Wargotz on Immigration
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eric Wargotz on other issues.
  • Secure our borders; complacency is the greatest threat. (Aug 2010)
  • No amnesty; no rewards; more enforcement. (Jul 2010)
Robert Ehrlich on Immigration
Former Republican Governor (2003-2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Ehrlich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Parris Glendening on Immigration
Former Democratic Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Parris Glendening on other issues.
  • 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)
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on Immigration
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on other issues.
    No stance on record.
E.J. Pipkin on Immigration
2004 former Republican challenger; previously state Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for E.J. Pipkin on other issues.
  • Official English, & detain people from terrorist countries. (Aug 2004)
Robert Ehrlich on Immigration
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Ehrlich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Wayne Gilchrest on Immigration
Republican Representative (MD-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Gilchrest 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 67% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Frank Kratovil on Immigration
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Kratovil on other issues.
  • Fight for the resources to secure our borders. (Nov 2008)
Kweisi Mfume on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger (MD); previously U.S. Representative: Click here for Kweisi Mfume on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Connie Morella on Immigration
Republican (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Connie Morella on other issues.
  • 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)
Paul Sarbanes on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (MD): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Paul Sarbanes on other issues.
  • 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)
Michael Steele on Immigration
Republican challenger, Lt. Gov.: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Steele on other issues.
  • Opposes amnesty for undocumented workers. (Aug 2006)
  • Secure our borders immediately; meaningful reform later. (Aug 2006)
Daniel Vovak on Immigration
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Daniel Vovak on other issues.
  • Our borders are bulging. (Jan 2006)
Albert Wynn on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MD-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Albert Wynn 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 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)
Kevin Zeese on Immigration
Green/ Libertarian/ Populist Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kevin Zeese on other issues.
  • Supports earned citizenship for illegal immigrants. (Jun 2006)
Benjamin Cardin on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator (MD): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Cardin on other issues.
  • 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 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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