As the son of Cuban and Irish immigrants, I want America to be a country that welcomes hard-working legal immigrants who want to live the American Dream. But we must make sure that we do it in a manner consistent with our fundamental belief in the rule of law and fairness.
I will support legislation that focuses first on securing our borders and fixing the problems in our immigration system.
A: Oppose at present, until we reform the welfare system. In the meantime, I support a pathway to residency, but not citizenship.
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