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Where Pataki Stands on Immigration Policy

Written by on June 3, 2015 in Elections with 0 Comments
Where Pataki Stands on Immigration Policy

Former Republican New York Governor George Pataki recently entered the 2016 presidential race, highlighting what his national security and government reform agenda would be, but failing to mention what his policies on immigration would be as Commander-in-Chief. However, a quick look into his past record and public statements on immigration provide insight into a policy-maker […]

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Presidential Candidate O’Malley’s Immigration Record

Written by on June 1, 2015 in Elections with 0 Comments
Presidential Candidate O’Malley’s Immigration Record

On Saturday, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley became the third Democratic candidate to enter the 2016 presidential race. In his announcement, O’Malley said that “for the sake of our country’s security, and our country’s well-being, and our country’s economic growth” comprehensive immigration reform must include a path to citizenship. However, O’Malley has not only been […]

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Santorum’s Immigration Policies Would Harm Immigrants and American Workers

Written by on May 28, 2015 in Elections with 0 Comments
Santorum’s Immigration Policies Would Harm Immigrants and American Workers

Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), who finished second in the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary behind Mitt Romney, will again seek to secure the party’s nomination in 2016. Santorum said at a kickoff rally in Cabot, Pennsylvania, that he was driven to run for a second time because “as middle America is hollowing out, we can’t […]

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2016 Presidential Candidates Weigh-In on President Obama’s Immigration Action

Written by on May 12, 2015 in Elections, Executive Action with 1 Comment
2016 Presidential Candidates Weigh-In on President Obama’s Immigration Action

Immigration policy has become a hot topic as the 2016 Presidential primary picks up steam. It is no surprise that the issue of Presidential authority over immigration has taken center stage in recent weeks as Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush have all begun discussing their views around how far the President should have […]

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What GOP Presidential Hopefuls Fiorina, Carson, and Huckabee Have Said on Immigration

Written by on May 7, 2015 in Elections, Republicans with 8 Comments
What GOP Presidential Hopefuls Fiorina, Carson, and Huckabee Have Said on Immigration

This week, three GOP candidates entered the 2016 race. Here’s what we know about their stance on current U.S. immigration policy: Carly Fiorina Fiorina announced on Monday that she is running in the Republican presidential primary. Fiorina is a former Silicon-valley businesswoman who began her career at AT&T and was the CEO of Hewlett-Packard. Her […]

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Bernie Sanders’ Immigration Policy Track Record

Written by on May 1, 2015 in Elections with 2 Comments
Bernie Sanders’ Immigration Policy Track Record

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announced this week that he will run for President, becoming the first to challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. The Associated Press reports Sanders will focus his platform on securing economic opportunities for all Americans, but he has said little about what his immigration policy platform will be. Yet based […]

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Marco Rubio’s Complex History with Immigration Policy

Written by on April 17, 2015 in Elections, Republicans with 0 Comments
Marco Rubio’s Complex History with Immigration Policy

This week, Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) became the latest candidate to announce his 2016 presidential bid, which he did from the Freedom Tower in Miami, Florida. Known as the Ellis Island of the South, Freedom Tower served Cuban refugees seeking political asylum from 1962-1974 and his presence there sought to highlight his immigrant roots, his […]

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Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign Launch Offers No Insight on Immigration Views

Written by on April 13, 2015 in Elections with 0 Comments
Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign Launch Offers No Insight on Immigration Views

Hillary Clinton officially declared on Sunday that she will seek the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination for a second time. The announcement was made through a video where Clinton said, “everyday Americans need a champion. And I want to be that champion.” But it remains unclear if Clinton will be a champion for millions of immigrant […]

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Four Things We Know About Rand Paul’s Immigration Policy Views

Written by on April 9, 2015 in Elections, Republicans with 4 Comments
Four Things We Know About Rand Paul’s Immigration Policy Views

Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) has entered the 2016 presidential race with the campaign slogan “defeat the Washington machine.” Yet his views and past legislative actions on immigration show that he is more likely to maintain the status quo of leaving reform in limbo rather than push forward meaningful reforms that harness the skills and talents […]

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Deciphering the Immigration Policy Positions of Ted Cruz

Written by on March 23, 2015 in Elections with 4 Comments
Deciphering the Immigration Policy Positions of Ted Cruz

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) just became the first candidate to officially announce his intention to seek the Republican nomination for President in 2016. In his campaign launch materials, Sen. Cruz highlights his immigrant heritage and recalls his father’s migration story from Cuba to the United States. However, his warm feelings around immigration seem to end […]

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