Immigration & Deportation

Whether one opposes or supports laws allowing individuals from other countries to live and work in the United States, which includes policies like path to citizenship or amnesty, legal residency, “anchor babies,” the Dream Act, work visas, and deportation of those who are in the country illegally.


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    Within 90 days of becoming your next Senator, I will introduce a Bill for Comprehensive Immigration reform. However, we must identify all criminals and deport them ASAP. Additionally, we must enforce current laws and fine employers $500-$1000 1st. offense per employee. Those that have been in the United States over 5 years with clean records and paying taxes should receive work permits.

    M. V. Vinny Mendoza

    U.S. Senate,
    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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    Except for Native Americans, the United States is a country of immigrants. Immigration is another issue, like church and state, which must be constantly debated and clarified because there is no easy answer. Consequently, we must welcome, embrace and take pride in the challenges that come with having the Statue of Liberty.

    Jose M. Evans

    City-County Council,
    Indianapolis, Indiana

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    Frank T. Short

    Trustee,
    Indianapolis, Indiana

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    I strongly support a path to citizenship and a way to help "dreamers" in our community. This is largely out of the realm and scope of the City-County Council, however.

    Jon Eric Easter

    City-County Council,
    Indianapolis, Indiana

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    Our first priority is the safety of our citizens. Once we are sure that our immigration process is "bullet proof", then we should continue to welcome all who seek legal citizenship. It we are secure our existing and new citizens will thrive.

    Suzie Jaworowski

    State Senator,
    Fishers, Indiana

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  • STRONGLY OPPOSE
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    No immigrants should enter the USA from areas hostile to America. All immigrants should be thoroughly vetted and documented.

    George Wooley

    U.S. Representative,
    Troy, Ohio

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