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Jay Inslee on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)

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Michael Baumgartner on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Baumgartner on other issues.
  • Opposes DREAM Act; reform guest worker criteria. (Apr 2012)
  • Opposes illegal alien college benefits. (Oct 2012)
Maria Cantwell on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator (WA): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Maria Cantwell on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Cover child resident aliens under Medicaid and SCHIP. (May 2005)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Patty Murray on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (WA): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Patty Murray on other issues.
  • Give kids of illegal immigrants a chance to be citizens. (Oct 2010)
  • 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 YES 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 YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)

House:


Suzan DelBene on Immigration
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Suzan DelBene on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doc Hastings on Immigration
Republican Representative (WA-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Doc Hastings 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)
Denny Heck on Immigration
Democrat (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Denny Heck on other issues.
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Jaime Herrera on Immigration
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jaime Herrera on other issues.
  • Secure our borders; oppose amnesty. (Nov 2010)
Derek Kilmer on Immigration
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Derek Kilmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Larsen on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WA-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rick Larsen 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)
  • 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)
Jim McDermott on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WA-7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim McDermott 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)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Immigration
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
David Adam Smith on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WA-9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for David Adam Smith on other issues.
  • 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 17% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Christine Gregoire on Immigration
Democratic WA Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Christine Gregoire on other issues.
  • Comprehensive immigration laws and border protection. (May 2011)
  • Supports guest workers and earned legalization. (Apr 2006)
Norm Dicks on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WA-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Norm Dicks 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)
Jay Inslee on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Dave Reichert on Immigration
Republican Representative (WA-8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dave Reichert 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)
  • Rated 67% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated C+ by the ALI, indicating an acceptably anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
Gary Locke on Immigration
Former Democratic Governor (1997-2004); Cabinet (Commerce): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Locke on other issues.
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
Jennifer Dunn on Immigration
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Dunn on other issues.
  • 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)
Slade Gorton on Immigration
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Slade Gorton on other issues.
  • 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)
George Nethercutt on Immigration
Republican (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
George Nethercutt on Immigration
2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Linda Smith on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Linda Smith 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 more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Randy Tate on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 9): Click here for Randy Tate on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick White on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick White on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Brian Baird on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WA-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Brian Baird 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 25% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Immigration
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bruce Guthrie on other issues.
  • Increase legal immigrants; support temporary worker program. (Oct 2006)
Brad Klippert on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brad Klippert on other issues.
  • No citizenship for babies born in US to illegal aliens. (Jul 2006)
  • No citizenship to children born in the US to illegal aliens. (Jan 2006)
John Koster on Immigration
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Koster on other issues.
  • Secure our borders; revamp guest worker program. (Nov 2010)
  • by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
Mike McGavick on Immigration
Republican challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike McGavick on other issues.
  • Establish English as the official national language. (Oct 2006)
  • Stop inflow of illegal immigrants-whatever it. (May 2006)
  • Guest worker program for industry and students. (May 2006)
Jack Metcalf on Immigration
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Metcalf on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Dino Rossi on Immigration
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dino Rossi on other issues.
  • Secure the border, then decide on kids of illegal immigrants. (Oct 2010)
  • No amnesty; finish a tall border fence. (Jul 2010)
  • by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
Al Swift on Immigration
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 2): Click here for Al Swift on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jolene Unsoeld on Immigration
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 3): Click here for Jolene Unsoeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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