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Charlie Baker on Immigration
Republican nominee for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Baker on other issues.
  • Verify legal status before providing any state benefits. (Nov 2010)
Tom Menino on Immigration
Mayor of Boston: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Menino on other issues.
  • Withdraw Boston from ICE Secure Communities enforcement. (Jul 2011)
Deval Patrick on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Deval Patrick on other issues.
  • In-state tuition ok for illegals; focus on employers. (Sep 2006)
  • Drivers licenses for illegals, for security and safety. (Sep 2006)
  • Supports in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants. (Nov 2005)
Dan Wolf on Immigration
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Dan Wolf on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MA 2014: 2014 MA Senate debate


Mo Cowan on Immigration
Democratic Appointee: Click here for Mo Cowan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gabriel Gomez on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Gabriel Gomez on other issues.
  • Make the Senate "Gang of Eight" a "Gang of Nine". (Jun 2013)
  • Bring undocumented workers out of the shadows. (Mar 2013)
  • Legal immigration is a great benefit to this country. (Mar 2013)
  • Pathway to citizenship should include learning English. (Mar 2013)
John Kerry on Immigration
Jr Senator (MA), Democratic nominee for President: Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for John Kerry on other issues.
  • Temporary workers ok, and earned amnesty ok. (Oct 2004)
  • A guest-worker program alone won’t solve the problem. (Oct 2004)
  • Restore immigrant benefits lost in 1996 welfare reform. (Mar 2004)
  • Expedited citizenship for members of the Armed Forces. (Mar 2004)
  • Earned legalization for immigrants to keep families together. (Feb 2004)
  • Earned legalization for undocumented immigrants. (Jan 2004)
  • Amnesty to anyone here over 5 or 6 years. (Sep 2003)
  • 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)
  • Comprehensive immigration reform without amnesty. (May 2005)
  • Cover child resident aliens under Medicaid and SCHIP. (May 2005)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Ed Markey on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ed Markey 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)
Elizabeth Warren on Immigration
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Warren on other issues.
  • Strongly supports the DREAM Act. (Oct 2012)
  • Support the DREAM Act: Let kids stay. (Jun 2012)
  • Opposes "Secure Communities" immigration enforcement program. (Dec 2011)

House:


Michael Capuano on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Michael Capuano 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Sep 2012)
  • More visas for families of lawful immigrants. (May 1999)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Katherine Clark on Immigration
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Katherine Clark on other issues.
  • Path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. (Oct 2013)
Bill Keating on Immigration
Democrat (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Keating on other issues.
  • Opposes amnesty; enforce our laws; secure our borders. (Nov 2010)
Joe Kennedy III on Immigration
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Kennedy III on other issues.
  • Provide an opportunity to earn citizenship. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Jim McGovern on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim McGovern 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)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Sep 2012)
  • More visas for families of lawful immigrants. (May 1999)
Richard Neal on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Richard Neal 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 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 Tierney on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Tierney 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 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Niki Tsongas on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Niki Tsongas on other issues.
  • Supports undocumented immigrants earning citizenship. (Oct 2007)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Sep 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bob Massie on Immigration
Former Democratic Senate Challenger (2011): Click here for Bob Massie on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Setti Warren on Immigration
Former Democratic Senate Challenger (2011): Click here for Setti Warren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barney Frank on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Barney Frank on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Steve Lynch on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Lynch 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 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Ed Markey on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ed Markey 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)
John Olver on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Olver 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)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Sep 2012)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Tom Birmingham on Immigration
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for Tom Birmingham on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Paul Celucci on Immigration
Former Republican Governor (1999-2001): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Celucci on other issues.
  • No automated entry-exit control system; allow free flow. (Jul 2000)
Chris Gabrieli on Immigration
Democratic 2006 Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Gabrieli on other issues.
  • Opposes in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants. (Jun 2006)
Steve Grossman on Immigration
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Grossman on other issues.
  • Include diverse immigrant communities in decision-making. (Dec 2001)
Kerry Healey on Immigration
Former GOP 2006 Challenger: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kerry Healey on other issues.
  • Opposes in-state tuition for illegal immigrants. (Sep 2006)
  • Urges Attorney General to investigate hiring illegals. (Sep 2006)
  • Opposes issuing licenses to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2006)
  • Called for deportation in’05; now says can’t deport them all. (May 2006)
  • A nation of immigrants, but also a nation of laws. (Nov 2005)
  • Illegal immigrants are breaking law and have no entitlements. (Nov 2005)
  • Opposes in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants. (Nov 2005)
  • Illegal immigrants should not be here. (Nov 2005)
  • A nation of immigrants, but also a nation of laws. ()
Carla Howell on Immigration
Libertarian Challenger Governor (MA); 2000 Challenger for Senate: Click here for Carla Howell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christy Mihos on Immigration
Former Independent Challenger 2006: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Christy Mihos on other issues.
  • Illegal immigration is illegal--they cost Massachusetts $1B. (Sep 2006)
  • Dems want immigrants votes; GOP wants their cheap labor. (Sep 2006)
  • No licenses for illegals; felony for driving without license. (Sep 2006)
  • No taxpayer-funded benefits for illegal immigrants. (Jul 2006)
Shannon O'Brien on Immigration
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for Shannon O'Brien on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Reich on Immigration
Former Dem. Challenger 2002, and Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Reich on other issues.
  • Arizona law invites police to stop Latinos. (Apr 2011)
  • Against more H-1B visas: not a long-term solution. (Sep 1999)
  • Assimilation more constructive than restricting immigration. (Feb 1992)
Tom Reilly on Immigration
Former Dem. 2006 Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom Reilly on other issues.
  • Supports in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants. (Nov 2005)
  • Children of immigrants just want a chance. (Nov 2005)
  • Denying tuition break to immigrants is mean-spirited. (Nov 2005)
  • Disallow illegal immigrants from obtaining driver licenses. (Nov 2005)
Mitt Romney on Immigration
Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 42 full quotes OR click here for Mitt Romney on other issues.
  • OpEd: Far right immigration policy lost Hispanic vote. (Mar 2013)
  • Obama said he'd reform our immigration system but he didn't. (Oct 2012)
  • Support the E-Verify portion of the Arizona immigration law. (Oct 2012)
  • Focus on reuniting families instead of diversity or DREAMers. (Sep 2012)
  • Self-deportation: people make their own choice about leaving. (Sep 2012)
  • High-tech fence for 2,000 miles on Mexican border. (Jun 2012)
  • Enforce employment laws; illegal immigrants will self-deport. (Jan 2012)
  • English should be the official language of the US. (Jan 2012)
  • Alien employment cards ; not amnesty. (Nov 2011)
  • I don't believe in rounding up 11 million people. (Nov 2011)
  • Current system is concrete wall against best & brightest. (Nov 2011)
  • Of course a border fence; of course no free tuition. (Sep 2011)
  • Build 2,600-mile fence with enough guards to secure it. (Sep 2011)
  • I like legal immigration; let business determine visas. (Aug 2011)
  • Immigration practices are upside down: more hi-tech visas. (Mar 2010)
  • Ardent proponent of English immersion. (Mar 2010)
  • GovWatch: 2005: Called comprehensive reform “reasonable”. (Feb 2008)
  • Deport illegal immigrants in 90 days under the ideal setting. (Jan 2008)
  • Illegal immigrants should go home eventually. (Dec 2007)
  • No mandatory prison term for employers who hire illegals. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: Took hard-line on illegals, but only late in term. (Dec 2007)
  • Welcome the people who have been standing in line first. (Dec 2007)
  • Employers have no means of knowing who’s legal & who’s not. (Dec 2007)
  • Avoid chain migration; disallow families from one citizen. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: Illegals employed at his home, but by contractor. (Nov 2007)
  • Z-visa is not technically amnesty; but is in fact amnesty. (Sep 2007)
  • Make America more attractive for legal immigrants. (Aug 2007)
  • Priorities: secure border, employer verification, no amnesty. (Aug 2007)
  • Enforce the law against 12 million illegals here now. (Jun 2007)
  • Make English national language; communicate in Spanish too. (Jun 2007)
  • Keep rule barring immigrants from running for president. (May 2007)
  • The 12 million illegal immigrants can’t stay forever. (Jan 2006)
  • Unfair to allow all illegal immigrants to stay. (Jan 2006)

    Immigrant Benefits

  • Undocumented students get legal status by joining military. (Sep 2012)
  • Vetoed in-state tuition; turn off the magnet. (Sep 2011)
  • Turn off the magnet that attracts immigrants. (Sep 2011)
  • Attacked Arkansas program for scholarships for illegals. (Aug 2009)
  • Illegal immigrants shouldn’t get tuition break in schools. (Nov 2007)
  • AdWatch: No driver’s license & in-state tuition for illegals. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: Took no action against 4 Mass. sanctuary cities. (Nov 2007)
  • Reduce federal funding to sanctuary cities. (Sep 2007)
  • Tuition breaks encourage illegal immigration. (Nov 2005)
Grace Ross on Immigration
Former Green Challenger 2006: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Grace Ross on other issues.
  • Illegal immigrants pay taxes like the rest of us. (Sep 2006)
  • Illegal immigration is only an issue because of jobs. (Sep 2006)
  • Allow in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants. (Jul 2006)
Jane Swift on Immigration
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jane Swift on other issues.
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
Warren Tolman on Immigration
2002 Democratic Challenger MA Governor: Click here for Warren Tolman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Weld on Immigration
Former Republican Governor (1991-1997): Click here for Bill Weld on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Blute on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Peter Blute on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kenneth Chase on Immigration
Republican Challenger, 2004 Congressional candidate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kenneth Chase on other issues.
  • Rewarding illegal aliens with citizenship is wrong. (Jun 2006)
Joe Kennedy on Immigration
Democrat (until 1999) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Kennedy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Marty Meehan on Immigration
Democrat (Retired 2007) (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Marty Meehan 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)
Joe Moakley on Immigration
Democrat (until 2001) (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Moakley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Peter Torkildsen on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for Peter Torkildsen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeff Beatty on Immigration
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jeff Beatty on other issues.
  • No amnesty nor social services for illegals. (May 2008)
Michael Capuano on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Michael Capuano 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Sep 2012)
  • More visas for families of lawful immigrants. (May 1999)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Bill Delahunt on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MA-10): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bill Delahunt 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 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Limit non-visa entries by country. (Jun 2009)
Ted Kennedy on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (MA): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Ted Kennedy on other issues.
  • 2005 & 2007: guest worker program & path to citizenship. (Mar 2013)
  • Undocumented workers are an exploited minority. (Feb 2009)
  • 2007: Held firm for Grand Bargain on immigration reform. (Oct 2007)
  • McCain-Kennedy bill: bipartisan alternative to HR.4437. (Jul 2006)
  • OpEd: Started immigration crisis with Reform Act of 1965. (Jul 2006)
  • 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 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)
  • Sponsored comprehensive immigration reform, without amnesty. (May 2005)
  • Pay fair prevailing wage to guest workers. (May 2006)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Paul Kirk on Immigration
Former Democratic Senate Appointee (2009): Click here for Paul Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Macdonald on Immigration
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brian Macdonald on other issues.
  • Deport illegal immigrants and stop illegal immigration. (Feb 2006)
  • Supports legal immigration. (Feb 2006)
Ed O`Reilly on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed O`Reilly on other issues.
  • No border fence; encourage immigration. (May 2007)
Jim Ogonowski on Immigration
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Ogonowski on other issues.
  • Vows to fight illegal immigration. (Jan 2008)
Stephen Pagliuca on Immigration
Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Stephen Pagliuca on other issues.
  • Create a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. (Dec 2009)
Jack Robinson on Immigration
Republican Challenger for Senate (MA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Robinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
Kevin Scott on Immigration
Republican Challenger, previously Wakefield Selectman: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Scott on other issues.
  • Opposes amnesty. (Jan 2006)
  • First and foremost, we need to secure our borders. (Dec 2005)
  • Illegal immigrants pose threat to rule of law itself. (Dec 2005)
  • Amnesty programs reward illegal behavior. (Dec 2005)
  • Volunteer work earns right to remain in country. (Dec 2005)
Bob Underwood on Immigration
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Underwood on other issues.
  • Deport illegal immigrants. (Aug 2008)
Martha Coakley on Immigration
Democratic Senate Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Martha Coakley on other issues.
  • End purgatorial status quo with penalties then citizenship. (Nov 2009)
Joe L. Kennedy on Immigration
Libertarian Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe L. Kennedy on other issues.
  • Tolerate illegal aliens as long as they contribute. (Dec 2009)
Alan Khazei on Immigration
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Khazei on other issues.
  • Immigration critical to our future; ok to earn citizenship. (Nov 2009)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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