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Eliot Cutler on Immigration
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eliot Cutler on other issues.
  • Aggressively court educated and skilled legal immigrants. (Dec 2013)
Paul LePage on Immigration
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul LePage on other issues.
  • Welcome immigrants, but no welfare for legal non-citizens. (Feb 2011)
  • No voting nor rights nor handouts for non-citizens. (Nov 2010)
Michael Michaud on Immigration
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud 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)
  • 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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ME 2014: 2014 ME Senate debate


Shenna Bellows on Immigration
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Shenna Bellows on other issues.
  • Leader in the Maine Immigrants' Rights Coalition. (Nov 2013)
Susan Collins on Immigration
Republican Jr Senator (ME): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Susan Collins 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 NO 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 allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Cover child resident aliens under Medicaid and SCHIP. (May 2005)
  • Rated 25% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Increase limitations for H-1B, H-2B, and L-visas. (Apr 2008)
Scott D`Amboise on Immigration
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott D`Amboise on other issues.
  • Use military to secure our borders. (Jan 2012)
Cynthia Dill on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cynthia Dill on other issues.
  • Repeal residency requirement for driver's license. (Jun 2009)
Olympia Snowe on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator (ME): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Olympia Snowe 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 NO 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 allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 25% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Charlie Summers on Immigration
Secretary of State; Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Summers on other issues.
  • No citizenship for illegals; yes temporary worker visas. (Nov 2008)

House:


Michael Michaud on Immigration
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Chellie Pingree on Immigration
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Baldacci on Immigration
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Matt Dunlap on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for Matt Dunlap on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Angus King on Immigration
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • No automated entry-exit control system; allow free flow. (Jul 2000)
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
Angus King on Immigration
Former Independent Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • No automated entry-exit control system; allow free flow. (Jul 2000)
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
Tom Allen on Immigration
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Guarantee that who receive benefits have paid into system. (Oct 2008)
  • 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)
Tom Allen on Immigration
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Guarantee that who receive benefits have paid into system. (Oct 2008)
  • 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)
William Cohen on Immigration
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for William Cohen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Longley on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Jim Longley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jean Hay Bright on Immigration
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jean Hay Bright on other issues.
  • Clamp down on undocumented workers via employers. (Mar 2006)
  • Neutral on encouraging immigration. (Dec 2005)
Eric Mehnert on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Eric Mehnert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chellie Pingree on Immigration
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Baldacci on Immigration
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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