Search for...
Follow @ontheissuesorg
OnTheIssuesLogo

Donald Carcieri on Immigration

Republican RI Governor


Require E-Verify for all state employment & business

Q: What is the purpose of the Governor's Executive Order that everyone is talking about?

A: The purpose is to take some limited measures to control illegal immigration, by mandating five things:

  1. That the State use the Federal E-Verify system to ensure that all people who work for the state are authorized to work in the US.
  2. That all companies who do business with the State use the Federal E-Verify system to ensure that all people who work for them are authorized to work in the US.
  3. That the Parole Board and the Department of Corrections work cooperatively with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to provide for the parole and deportation of criminal aliens.
  4. That the State Police receive training and work cooperatively with ICE in the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
  5. That all departments of the State notify any person whose identity has been improperly used to receive any benefit (i.e., to protect individuals against identity fraud).
    Source: Press release from governor's office, "FAQ on immigration" , Mar 27, 2008

    State laws needed because US Congress has failed to act

    Q: Why did the Governor issue this Executive Order on illegal immigration?

    A: The Governor issued this Executive Order for three reasons:

    Source: Press release from governor's office, "FAQ on immigration" , Mar 27, 2008

    Other governors on Immigration: Donald Carcieri on other issues:
    RI Gubernatorial:
    Lincoln Chafee
    RI Senatorial:
    Jack Reed
    Mark Zaccaria
    Sheldon Whitehouse

    Gubernatorial Debates 2014:
    AL: Bentley(R) vs.Griffith(D)
    AR: Ross(D) vs.Hutchinson(R) vs.Griffin(R,Lt.Gov.)
    AZ: Ducey(R) vs.DuVal(D) vs.Mealer(AE) vs.Gilbert(L) vs.Riggs(R)
    CA: Brown(D) vs.Kashkari(R)
    CO: Hickenlooper(D) vs.Beauprez(R) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Hess(L)
    CT: Malloy(D) vs.Foley(R) vs.Walker(R,Lt.Gov.)
    FL: Scott(R) vs.Crist(D) vs.Snitker(L,Lt.Gov.)
    GA: Deal(R) vs.Carter(D) vs.Hunt(L)
    HI: Ige(D) vs.Aiona(R) vs.Abercrombie(D)
    IA: Branstad(R) vs.Hatch(D) vs.Hoefling(R)
    MA: Coakley(D) vs.Baker(R) &Polito(R,Lt.Gov.) vs.Grossman(D) vs.Berwick(D)
    ME: LePage(R) vs.Michaud(D) vs.Cutler(I)
    MI: Snyder(R) vs.Schauer(D)
    NM: Martinez(R) vs.King(D)
    NY: Cuomo(D) &Hochul(D,Lt.Gov.) vs.Astorino(R) vs.Hawkins(G) vs.Teachout(D)
    OK: Fallin(R) vs.Dorman(D)
    PA: Corbett(R) vs.Wolf(D) vs.Schwartz(D,lost primary) vs.Critz(D,Lt.Gov.,lost primary)
    Up for re-election 2014:
    AK-R: Sean Parnell
    AL-R: Robert Bentley
    CA-D: Jerry Brown
    CO-D: John Hickenlooper
    CT-D: Dan Malloy
    FL-R: Rick Scott
    GA-R: Nathan Deal
    HI-D: Neil Abercrombie
    IA-R: Terry Branstad
    ID-R: Butch Otter
    IL-D: Pat Quinn
    KS-R: Sam Brownback
    ME-R: Paul LePage
    MI-R: Rick Snyder
    MN-D: Mark Dayton
    NH-D: Maggie Hassan
    NM-R: Susana Martinez
    NV-R: Brian Sandoval
    NY-D: Andrew Cuomo
    OH-R: John Kasich
    OK-R: Mary Fallin
    OR-D: John Kitzhaber
    PA-R: Tom Corbett
    SC-R: Nikki Haley
    SD-R: Dennis Daugaard
    TN-R: Bill Haslam
    VT-D: Peter Shumlin
    WI-R: Scott Walker
    WY-R: Matt Mead

    Term-Limited or Retiring 2014:
    AR-D: Mike Beebe
    AZ-R: Jan Brewer
    MA-D: Deval Patrick
    MD-D: Martin O'Malley
    RI-I: Linc Chafee
    TX-R: Rick Perry
    Abortion
    Budget/Economy
    Civil Rights
    Corporations
    Crime
    Drugs
    Education
    Energy/Oil
    Environment
    Families/Children
    Foreign Policy
    Free Trade
    Govt. Reform
    Gun Control
    Health Care
    Homeland Security
    Immigration
    Infrastructure/Technology
    Jobs
    Local Issues
    Principles/Values
    Social Security
    Tax Reform
    War/Iraq/Mideast
    Welfare/Poverty


    Election 2013:
    New Jersey:
    NJ-R: Chris Christie (won)
    NJ-D: Barbara Buono (lost)
    Virginia:
    VA-R: Bob McDonnell(Retiring)
    VA-R: Ken Cuccinelli (lost)
    VA-D: Terry McAuliffe (won)


    Contact info:
    Email Contact Form

    Page last updated: Oct 06, 2014