Obama On Immigration Reform

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  1. AquaAthena
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    This is how he felt while campaigning......then he was elected...:eusa_whistle:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AM6q-E4rThA]YouTube - Obama Calls for Immigration Reform[/ame]
     
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    Obama's position on the issues before becoming a chameleon.


    Crack down on employers who hire illegal immigrants. (Jul 2008)
    America has nothing to fear from today’s immigrants. (Jun 2008)
    We need comprehensive reform, like McCain used to support. (Jun 2008)
    Recognize the humanity of immigrants: Todos somos Americanos. (Jun 2008)
    GovWatch: Anti-immigrants fuel xenophobia, but 45% increase. (Jun 2008)
    Encourage every student to learn a second language. (Feb 2008)
    Need to look at different aspects of immigration reform. (Feb 2008)
    Have border patrolled, surveillance, and deploy technology. (Feb 2008)
    Increasing the legal fees on immigrants is not helping. (Feb 2008)
    Deporting 12 million people is ridiculous and impractical. (Feb 2008)
    Immigration raids are ineffective. (Feb 2008)
    Solve the driver’s license issue with immigration reform. (Jan 2008)
    Immigrants are scapegoats for high unemployment rates. (Jan 2008)
    Health plan: not enough resources for illegal immigrants. (Jan 2008)
    Illegals shouldn’t work; but should have path to citizenship. (Dec 2007)
    Don’t deputize Americans to turn in illegal immigrants. (Dec 2007)
    OK to provide government services in Spanish. (Dec 2007)
    Comprehensive solution includes employers & borders. (Nov 2007)
    Undocumented workers come here to work, not to drive. (Nov 2007)
    Support granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. (Nov 2007)
    FactCheck: Lightning IS likelier than employer prosecution. (Nov 2007)
    Illegal immigrants’ lack of ID is a public safety concern. (Oct 2007)
    Immigration system is broken for legal immigrants. (Sep 2007)
    Reform must include more border security, and border wall. (Sep 2007)
    Sanctuary cities show that feds are not enforcing law. (Sep 2007)
    Pathway to citizenship, but people have to earn it. (Aug 2007)
    Let’s be a nation of laws AND a nation of immigrants. (Aug 2007)
    Do a better job patrolling the Canadian and Mexican borders. (Jun 2007)
    Give immigrants who are here a rigorous path to citizenship. (Jun 2007)
    Extend welfare and Medicaid to immigrants. (Jul 1998)

    Voting Record

    Support the DREAM Act for the children of illegal immigrants. (Jan 2008)
    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 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)
    Comprehensive immigration reform without amnesty. (May 2005)
    Sponsored bill paying fair prevailing wage to guest workers. (May 2006)
    Provide funding for social services for noncitizens. (May 2006)
    Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)

    Barack Obama on the Issues
     
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    As long as the rewards out weigh the risks, illegal immigrants will continue to come to the US. No jobs means almost no illegals. Attack the employers that hire illegals.
     
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    As listed in my thread: Crack down on employers who hire illegal immigrants. (Jul 2008) Barack Obama :)
     
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    Wonder how Rep. Luis Gutierrez is feeling right about now . . .
     

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