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Robert Bentley on Immigration
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bentley on other issues.
  • Will fight illegal immigration in Alabama. (Mar 2011)
  • Fine businesses that employ illegals; & deny public benefits. (Nov 2010)
Parker Griffith on Immigration
Democratic Challenger for Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Parker Griffith on other issues.
  • Close our borders; illegals cost us millions. (Nov 2008)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)

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Jeff Sessions on Immigration
Republican Jr Senator (AL): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Sessions on other issues.
  • FactCheck: Immigration bill requires 700 mile border fence. (Jun 2013)
  • Opposes amnesty first; finish fencing and enforcement first. (Jun 2013)
  • Led the effort in the Senate to defeat the “amnesty” bills. (Aug 2008)
  • 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 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)
  • Zero tolerance for border crossing via increased prosecution. (Mar 2008)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
Richard Shelby on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator (AL): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Richard Shelby 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 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 90% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated A by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)

House:


Robert Aderholt on Immigration
Republican Representative (AL-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Robert Aderholt 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)
  • 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)
Bobby Bright on Immigration
Democratic Challenger (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bobby Bright on other issues.
  • No amnesty; and no benefits to illegal aliens. (Dec 2009)
Mo Brooks on Immigration
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mo Brooks on other issues.
  • Remove illegal aliens from America; then stop luring them in. (Nov 2010)
  • by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • No birthright citizenship unless one parent is an American. (Jan 2013)
Bradley Byrne on Immigration
Republican Nominee (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bradley Byrne on other issues.
  • Secure our borders and stop illegal immigration. (Nov 2013)
Parker Griffith on Immigration
Republican challenger (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Parker Griffith on other issues.
  • Close our borders; illegals cost us millions. (Nov 2008)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
Martha Roby on Immigration
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Martha Roby on other issues.
  • Secure America's borders; no amnesty. (Nov 2010)
Michael Rogers on Immigration
Republican Representative (AL-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Michael Rogers 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)
  • 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)
Terri Sewell on Immigration
Democrat (District 7): Click here for Terri Sewell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bob Riley on Immigration
Republican Governor; previously GOP Representative (AL-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Riley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Spencer Bachus on Immigration
Republican Representative (AL-6): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Spencer Bachus 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 NO 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)
Jo Bonner on Immigration
Republican Representative (AL-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jo Bonner 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 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 B by the ALI, indicating an acceptably anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Improve visa process to get more travelers from China. (Sep 2011)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Don Siegelman on Immigration
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Don Siegelman 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)
Howell Heflin on Immigration
Former Senator (until March 2005): Click here for Howell Heflin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Susan Parker on Immigration
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (AL): Click here for Susan Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wayne Sowell on Immigration
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Wayne Sowell on other issues.
  • Official English and decreased immigration. (Aug 2004)
William Barnes on Immigration
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for William Barnes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sonny Callahan on Immigration
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sonny Callahan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Bud Cramer on Immigration
Democratic Representative (AL-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bud Cramer 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)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Artur Davis on Immigration
Democratic Representative (AL-7): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Artur Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 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 33% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
Terry Everett on Immigration
Republican Representative (AL-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Terry Everett 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)
  • 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)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Vivian Davis Figures on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger; member of State Senate: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Vivian Davis Figures on other issues.
  • Providing benefits to non-citizens is simply irresponsible. (Oct 2008)
  • English-only law are divisive and reek of segregation. (Apr 2008)
Earl Hilliard on Immigration
Democrat (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Earl Hilliard on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Bob Riley on Immigration
Republican Governor; previously GOP Representative (AL-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Riley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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