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Mike Beebe on Immigration
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Beebe on other issues.
  • Significantly increase border security. (Nov 2006)

Senate:

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John Boozman on Immigration
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman 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)
  • 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)
Mark Pryor on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator (AR): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pryor on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • Rated 16% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)

House:


Tom Cotton on Immigration
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Cotton on other issues.
  • No so-called "earned path to citizenship". (Nov 2012)
  • Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Rick Crawford on Immigration
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Crawford on other issues.
  • Opposes illegal alien college benefits. (Oct 2012)
Tim Griffin on Immigration
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Griffin on other issues.
  • Secure the borders; no amnesty. (Nov 2010)
Steve Womack on Immigration
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Womack on other issues.
  • Opposes a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
  • Redefine "birthright citizenship" to exclude illegal aliens. (Jan 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Ross on Immigration
Democratic Representative (AR-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ross on other issues.
  • 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 42% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
Mike Huckabee on Immigration
Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Mike Huckabee on other issues.
  • We're a better country if we allow scholarships for illegals. (Aug 2009)
  • Illegal immigrants must go home and start over. (Jan 2008)
  • Build a border fence within 18 months of taking office. (Jan 2008)
  • Build a border fence using American labor & materials. (Jan 2008)
  • FactCheck: Yes, supported scholarships for AR illegal aliens. (Dec 2007)
  • Pathway to citizenship must start at back of line, out of US. (Dec 2007)
  • Send illegals home so all in US can hold their heads high. (Dec 2007)
  • Make legal immigration quick, or outsource it if we canít. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: AR college bill accepted illegals after 3 years. (Nov 2007)
  • Punish people who break the law; but not their children. (Nov 2007)
  • Focus on demand: penalize employers of illegal immigrants. (Sep 2007)
  • Some anti-immigration advocates are based on racism. (Sep 2007)
  • People are angry at government for failing to track illegals. (Sep 2007)
  • Problems with McCain-Kennedy: credibility; secrecy; spending. (Jun 2007)
  • Allow in professionals as legal immigrants, but seal border. (Jun 2007)
  • Change rule barring immigrants from running for president. (May 2007)
  • Path to citizenship if illegals admit guilt & pay fine. (Jan 2007)
  • Deport the illegal immigrants who donít do it the right way. (Jan 2006)
  • Seal the borders in a responsible way. (Jan 2006)
  • 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)
Dale Bumpers on Immigration
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dale Bumpers on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
Tim Hutchinson on Immigration
Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
David Pryor on Immigration
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for David Pryor on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marion Berry on Immigration
Democratic Representative (AR-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Marion Berry 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 NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 50% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
John Boozman on Immigration
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman 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)
  • 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)
Jay Dickey on Immigration
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Dickey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Tom Formicola on Immigration
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tom Formicola on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Holt on Immigration
Republican challenger for Senate (AR): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Holt on other issues.
  • Illegal immigrants should not earn citizenship. (Apr 2010)
  • Social programs shouldnít apply to non-citizens. (Sep 2004)
  • Help immigrants become Americans themselves. (Jul 2004)
  • No amnesty for illegal immigrants. (Jul 2004)
Asa Hutchinson on Immigration
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Asa Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Rebekah Kennedy on Immigration
Green Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rebekah Kennedy on other issues.
  • Allow illegal immigrants to earn citizenship. (May 2008)
Blanche Lambert Lincoln on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (AR): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Blanche Lambert Lincoln 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 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 YES on prohibiting illegal immigrants from receiving FEMA benefits. (Jul 1994)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Vic Snyder on Immigration
Democratic Representative (AR-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Vic Snyder 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)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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