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Pat McCrory on Immigration
Republican Governor: Click here for Pat McCrory on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

NC 2014: 2014 NC Senate debate


Richard Burr on Immigration
Sr Senator; previously Republican Rep (NC-5): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Richard Burr on other issues.
  • Voted NO on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 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 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Kay Hagan on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator; previously member of State Senate: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kay Hagan on other issues.
  • IDíing illegal immigrants is an unfunded federal mandate. (Jun 2008)
  • Supports increased border security and opposes amnesty. (Jun 2008)
  • Deportation program is an unfunded federal mandate. (May 2008)
  • Lack of immigration system is why we have unsecured border. (May 2008)
  • Work towards a practical solution to end illegal immigration. (May 2008)
Thom Tillis on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for Thom Tillis on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


G.K. Butterfield on Immigration
Democratic Representative (NC-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for G.K. Butterfield 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)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
John Howard Coble on Immigration
Republican Representative (NC-6): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John Howard Coble 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)
Renee Ellmers on Immigration
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Renee Ellmers on other issues.
  • Oppose amnesty; enforce immigration laws. (Nov 2010)
  • Deport foreign criminals;punish nations denying repatriation. (Oct 2011)
Virginia Foxx on Immigration
Republican Representative (NC-5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Virginia Foxx 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)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • No birthright citizenship unless one parent is an American. (Jan 2013)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
George Holding on Immigration
Republican (District 13): Click here for George Holding on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Hudson on Immigration
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hudson on other issues.
  • Fence the entire Southern Border as necessary first step. (Nov 2012)
  • End "birth right citizenship". (Oct 2012)
Walter Beaman Jones on Immigration
Republican Representative (NC-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Walter Beaman Jones 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 92% 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)
  • Deport foreign criminals;punish nations denying repatriation. (Oct 2011)
  • No birthright citizenship unless one parent is an American. (Jan 2013)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Larry Kissell on Immigration
Democrat (District 8): Click here for Larry Kissell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick McHenry on Immigration
Republican Representative (NC-10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Patrick McHenry 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)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 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)
Mike McIntyre on Immigration
Democratic Representative (NC-7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mike McIntyre 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)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Mark Meadows on Immigration
Republican (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Meadows on other issues.
  • Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Robert Pittenger on Immigration
Republican (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Pittenger on other issues.
  • Protect our borders and enforce rule of law. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
David Eugene Price on Immigration
Democratic Representative (NC-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for David Eugene Price 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)
  • Cover child resident aliens under Medicaid and SCHIP. (May 2005)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Mel Watt on Immigration
Democratic Representative (NC-12): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mel Watt 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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Elizabeth Dole on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Dole on other issues.
  • Help sheriffs identify illegal immigrants among suspects. (Jun 2008)
  • Crackdown on illegal immigrants who commit crimes. (Jun 2008)
  • Link local sheriffs to federal immigration tools. (May 2008)
  • Supports CA Prop 187 barring illegal aliens from schools. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Zero tolerance for border crossing via increased prosecution. (Mar 2008)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
Mike Easley on Immigration
Democratic NC Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Easley 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)
Bev Perdue on Immigration
North Carolina Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bev Perdue on other issues.
  • Deport illegals who commit crimes; no college for illegals. (Aug 2008)
Brad Miller on Immigration
Democratic Representative (NC-13): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Brad 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 NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 25% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Sue Myrick on Immigration
Republican Representative (NC-9): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Sue Myrick 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 YES 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)
Heath Shuler on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Heath Shuler on other issues.
  • No amnesty; secure borders are a national security issue. (Nov 2006)
James Hunt on Immigration
Former Democrat Governor (1993-2000): Click here for James Hunt on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Ballance on Immigration
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Ballance on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
Erskine Bowles on Immigration
2004 former Democrat challenger; former W.H. Chief of Staff: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Erskine Bowles on other issues.
  • More border security. (Sep 2004)
Eva Clayton on Immigration
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eva Clayton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
John Edwards on Immigration
Former Democrat Senator; retired to run for President, 2004: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for John Edwards on other issues.
  • Health plan does not cover illegal immigrants. (Jan 2008)
  • Create a path to citizenship for the undocumented immigrants. (Jan 2008)
  • Loss of middle-class jobs drives down wages, not immigrants. (Dec 2007)
  • No short-term solution; need comprehensive reform. (Dec 2007)
  • H1-B visas only for jobs Americans canít do. (Dec 2007)
  • End immigrant raids that separate parents from children. (Dec 2007)
  • No driverís license unless immigrants on path to citizenship. (Nov 2007)
  • Oppose granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants. (Nov 2007)
  • More technology at the border, but address underlying causes. (Sep 2007)
  • Undocumented workers deserve same rights as American workers. (Sep 2007)
  • Enforce borders & employers, and allow earning citizenship. (Sep 2007)
  • Roadmap to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. (Jan 2004)
  • Differentiate terrorists from the immigrants. (Jan 2004)
  • Welcome immigrants with earned legalization program. (Jan 2004)
  • Hard working immigrants earn right to citizenship. (Sep 2003)
Lauch Faircloth on Immigration
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lauch Faircloth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
David Funderburk on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for David Funderburk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Heineman on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for Fred Heineman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jesse Helms on Immigration
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jesse Helms on other issues.
  • Work with new Mexican government to reduce immigration. (Apr 2001)
  • 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)
Cass Ballenger on Immigration
Republican (District 10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Cass Ballenger on other issues.
  • 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 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Richard Burr on Immigration
Sr Senator; previously Republican Rep (NC-5): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Richard Burr on other issues.
  • Voted NO on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 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 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Cal Cunningham on Immigration
2010 Democratic challenger; previously State Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cal Cunningham on other issues.
  • Stringent rules but with a pathway to legitimacy. (Apr 2010)
Elizabeth Dole on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Dole on other issues.
  • Help sheriffs identify illegal immigrants among suspects. (Jun 2008)
  • Crackdown on illegal immigrants who commit crimes. (Jun 2008)
  • Link local sheriffs to federal immigration tools. (May 2008)
  • Supports CA Prop 187 barring illegal aliens from schools. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Zero tolerance for border crossing via increased prosecution. (Mar 2008)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
Bob Etheridge on Immigration
Democratic Representative (NC-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bob Etheridge 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 42% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
Robin Hayes on Immigration
Republican Representative (NC-8): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Robin Hayes 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)
  • 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)
Bill Hefner on Immigration
Democrat (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Hefner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Elaine Marshall on Immigration
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Elaine Marshall on other issues.
  • Don't send most illegal immigrants back. (Apr 2010)
  • Deport criminal immigrants, but don't send back others. (Apr 2010)
Jim Neal on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Neal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Taylor on Immigration
Republican (District 11): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Taylor 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 YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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