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Scott Walker on Immigration
Republican Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott Walker on other issues.
  • Endorses path to citizenship for immigrant workers. (Jul 2013)
  • Make it easier to enter the country legally. (Jul 2013)
  • 2010: stop suspected illegals; 2012: that's a distraction. (Jul 2013)
  • Supports AZ's immigration law and no benefits for illegals. (Jul 2010)

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WI 2012: 2012 Wisconsin Senate Debates


Tammy Baldwin on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin 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)
Ron Johnson on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ron Johnson on other issues.
  • I oppose blanket amnesty for illegal aliens. (Aug 2010)
  • Secure the borders first; no blanket amnesty later. (Jun 2010)
  • Opposes granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports full implementation of current border security laws. (Sep 2010)
Herbert Kohl on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (WI): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Herbert Kohl on other issues.
  • Alito sided against immigrants 88% of the time. (Jan 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 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 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
John Schiess on Immigration
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Schiess on other issues.
  • Illegal immigration is like breaking into our home. (Jul 2011)

House:


Sean Duffy on Immigration
Republican (District 7): Click here for Sean Duffy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Kind on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind 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 42% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Oct 2012)
Gwen Moore on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WI-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Gwen Moore 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)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Tom Petri on Immigration
Republican Representative (WI-6): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Tom Petri 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)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Mark Pocan on Immigration
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pocan on other issues.
  • In-state tuition & drivers licensing for foreign-born. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Reid Ribble on Immigration
Republican (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Reid Ribble on other issues.
  • Secure the border; fix the broken legal immigration system. (Nov 2010)
Paul Ryan on Immigration
Republican nominee for Vice President; U.S. Rep. (WI-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Paul Ryan on other issues.
  • Demand enforcement of immigration laws, without amnesty. (Aug 2012)
  • Make border fence construction a top priority. (Aug 2012)
  • More employer penalties but no "big brother" database. (Aug 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Comprehensive immigration reform without amnesty. (May 2005)
  • Rated 83% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
James Sensenbrenner on Immigration
Republican Representative (WI-5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for James Sensenbrenner 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)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 92% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated A by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Doyle on Immigration
Democratic WI Governor: Click here for Jim Doyle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Kagen on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Kind on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind 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 42% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Oct 2012)
Mark Neumann on Immigration
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • Deport illegal immigrants who have committed felonies. (Aug 2012)
  • Make English the official language. (Aug 2012)
  • Real border enforcement without amnesty. (Jun 2012)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Tommy Thompson on Immigration
Republican Challenger; previously HHS Secretary: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tommy Thompson on other issues.
  • Deport illegal immigrants who have committed felonies. (Aug 2012)
  • Make English the official language. (Aug 2012)
  • No amnesty; secure the border first. (Jun 2007)
  • Keep rule barring immigrants from running for president. (May 2007)
  • Ease Canadian border-crossing rules. (Oct 1999)
Tammy Baldwin on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin 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)
Tom Barrett on Immigration
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Scott McCallum on Immigration
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott McCallum on other issues.
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
Ed Thompson on Immigration
Libertarian Challenger 2000: Click here for Ed Thompson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russ Darrow on Immigration
2004 former Republican Challenger: Click here for Russ Darrow on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Gunderson on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Steve Gunderson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerry Kleczka on Immigration
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Kleczka 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 NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
Scott Klug on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Klug on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Tim Michels on Immigration
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for Tim Michels on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Neumann on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • Deport illegal immigrants who have committed felonies. (Aug 2012)
  • Make English the official language. (Aug 2012)
  • Real border enforcement without amnesty. (Jun 2012)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Toby Roth on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Toby Roth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russell Feingold on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator (WI): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Russell Feingold 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 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 NO 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)
  • Supports granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes full implementation of current border security laws. (Sep 2010)
Mark Green on Immigration
Republican (District 8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Green 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)
Steve Kagen on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Lorge on Immigration
Republican challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Robert Lorge on other issues.
  • Illegal immigrants should stand in line like everyone else. (Aug 2006)
  • Military enforcement of the borders. (Aug 2006)
  • Require guest workers to have return plane tickets. (Aug 2006)
  • Limit welfare for immigrants; oppose world welfare. (Aug 2006)
David Obey on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WI-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for David Obey 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 NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 17% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
David Redick on Immigration
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Redick on other issues.
  • End birthright citizenship for children of illegal aliens. (Feb 2006)
  • Adopt English as an official language. (Feb 2006)
  • Multiculturalism causes cultural disintegration. (Feb 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Immigration
Green Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rae Vogeler on other issues.
  • Donít criminalize immigrants; focus on working conditions. (Oct 2006)
  • Criminalizing immigrants hurts civil liberties & due process. (Oct 2006)
  • Grant permanent residency to all undocumented aliens. (Oct 2006)
  • Demilitarize the Mexican border. (Oct 2006)
  • No human being is illegal: extend rights to immigrants. (Jul 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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