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Susana Martinez on Immigration
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Susana Martinez on other issues.
  • Stop the magnet for human trafficking, fraud and crime. (Jan 2013)
  • Secure border; deny licenses & tuition to illegals. (Nov 2010)

Senate:

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Jeff Bingaman on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (NM): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Bingaman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 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)
  • Cover child resident aliens under Medicaid and SCHIP. (May 2005)
  • Pay fair prevailing wage to guest workers. (May 2006)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Martin Heinrich on Immigration
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Martin Heinrich on other issues.
  • Step up border enforcement; but also DREAM Act. (Jun 2012)
  • Arizona anti-immigrant law is racial profiling. (Apr 2010)
  • Arizona anti-immigrant law is racial profiling. (Apr 2010)
John Sanchez on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Sanchez on other issues.
  • Combat employment of illegals, after caught doing so. (Mar 2011)
Tom Udall on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NM-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Udall on other issues.
  • Reject legalization for anyone here illegally. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted NO on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 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)
Heather Wilson on Immigration
Republican Representative (NM-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Heather Wilson on other issues.
  • Permanent solution instead of DREAM Act. (Oct 2012)
  • 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 33% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)

House:


Ben Ray Lujan on Immigration
Democrat (District 3): Click here for Ben Ray Lujan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Immigration
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michelle Lujan-Grisham on other issues.
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Steve Pearce on Immigration
Republican Representative (NM-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Pearce on other issues.
  • Supports path to legalization for illegal immigrants. (Aug 2008)
  • 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)
  • Rated 83% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bill Richardson on Immigration
Democratic Governor (NM); Secretary of Commerce-Designee: Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Bill Richardson on other issues.
  • Allowed giving driverís licenses to illegal immigrants. (Nov 2007)
  • Driverís license for illegals helps public safety. (Nov 2007)
  • Declared state of emergency in NMís four border counties. (Nov 2007)
  • We pay for immigrant healthcare; have them pay into system. (Sep 2007)
  • Increase H-1B visas to permit more skilled workers. (Sep 2007)
  • Border wall is horrendous example of misguided policy. (Sep 2007)
  • Federal raids are ineffective; we dehumanize immigrants. (Sep 2007)
  • Sanctuary cities ok until we have comprehensive policy. (Sep 2007)
  • Include same-sex couples in binational marriage sponsorship. (Aug 2007)
  • Comprehensive reform needed; but McCain-Kennedy bill flawed. (Jun 2007)
  • McCain-Kennedy bill is not amnesty; it has strong standards. (Jun 2007)
  • A wall on Mexican border is not America. (Jun 2007)
  • A wall divides families and doesnít solve the problem. (Jun 2007)
  • The 2007 immigration bill is not an amnesty bill. (Jun 2007)
  • Opposes compromise immigration bill: it tears apart families. (May 2007)
  • Border fence hasnít worked; border patrols & tech have. (May 2007)
  • Driverís licenses & scholarships for illegals; not amnesty. (May 2007)
  • Legalization plan, not this stupid wall being proposed. (Mar 2007)
  • Declared state of emergency on Mexican border. (Nov 2006)
  • Path to legalization if illegals pay taxes & learn English. (Nov 2006)
  • Reduce immigration; no automatic citizenship for kids. (Nov 1996)
  • Guarantee human services to illegal immigrants. (Nov 1996)
Hector Balderas on Immigration
Former Democratic Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Hector Balderas on other issues.
  • DREAM Act provides opportunity and makes America more fair. (Apr 2012)
Martin Heinrich on Immigration
Democrat (Senate run 2012) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Martin Heinrich on other issues.
  • Step up border enforcement; but also DREAM Act. (Jun 2012)
  • Arizona anti-immigrant law is racial profiling. (Apr 2010)
  • Arizona anti-immigrant law is racial profiling. (Apr 2010)
Gary Johnson on Immigration
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Gary Johnson on other issues.
  • Arizona anti-immigrant law leads to racial profiling. (Aug 2012)
  • A 10-foot wall just requires an 11-foot ladder. (Aug 2012)
  • 2 year grace period for illegals to get work visas. (Nov 2011)
  • 1 strike & you're out for legal immigrants who violate terms. (Nov 2011)
  • Let some, but not all, illegal immigrants stay in US. (Nov 2011)
  • We educate the world's best & brightest; why send them back? (Jun 2011)
  • Open the border; flood of Mexicans would become taxpayers. (Jan 2001)
  • Mexican immigrants are pursuing same dreams we all have. (Jan 2001)
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
Joe Carraro on Immigration
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Carraro on other issues.
  • Stop treating immigrants like criminals. (May 2006)
Joe Skeen on Immigration
Former Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Skeen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Gloria Tristani on Immigration
2002 Democratic Challenger (NM): Click here for Gloria Tristani on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Benavides on Immigration
Republican challenger; previously state senator: Click here for Tom Benavides on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Domenici on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator (NM): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Pete Domenici on other issues.
  • Voted NO on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 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 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 41% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
  • Zero tolerance for border crossing via increased prosecution. (Mar 2008)
Francesca Lobato on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Francesca Lobato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Allen McCulloch on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Allen McCulloch on other issues.
  • Increasing Border Patrol better than using National Guard. (Jun 2006)
  • Secure our borders to stop illegal immigration. (Jun 2006)
Steve Pearce on Immigration
Republican Representative (NM-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Pearce on other issues.
  • Supports path to legalization for illegal immigrants. (Aug 2008)
  • 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)
  • Rated 83% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
David Pfeffer on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Pfeffer on other issues.
  • Amnesty only encourages more uninvited immigration. (Jan 2006)
  • Take a lesson from Minutemen about securing border. (Jan 2006)
Harry Teague on Immigration
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Harry Teague on other issues.
  • Tighten borders & provide path to citizenship. (Nov 2008)
  • Expand border security on Mexican border. (Apr 2009)
Tom Udall on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NM-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Udall on other issues.
  • Reject legalization for anyone here illegally. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted NO on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 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)
Heather Wilson on Immigration
Republican Representative (NM-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Heather Wilson on other issues.
  • Permanent solution instead of DREAM Act. (Oct 2012)
  • 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 33% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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