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Jim Christiana on Immigration

 

 


Hold sanctuary cities liable for damages by the undocumented

If elected, Christiana planned to focus on combating the nationwide opioid epidemic, repealing ObamaCare and making higher education more affordable, according to his campaign website. He also wants to crack down on illegal immigration, saying he has supported attempts to hold sanctuary cities liable for damages by undocumented immigrants, according to his campaign website.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on 2018 Pennsylvania Senate race , May 15, 2018

Replace lottery visa program with a merit-based process

Christiana said he supports a permanent solution to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that would include a path to a legal status, but not citizenship, for DACA recipients. Giving them citizenship, he said, would incentivize more illegal immigration.

He also supports Trump's proposal to scrap the lottery visa program and replace it with a merit-based process; altering the industry-specific visas; and narrowing the family reunification program to consider only immediate family members.

"Labeling that chain migration is more divisive rhetoric that is unnecessary," he said, referring to how Trump has discussed the program.

Source: Lancaster Online on 2018 Pennsylvania Senate race , Apr 7, 2018

Secure our borders; hold sanctuary cities liable

Jim will fight to secure our borders. He supports a commonsense immigration system based on merit and the needs of our workforce, not rigid quotas. Jim wants to ensure Visas linked to industries are updated to meet the needs of those industries.

Results: Jim supported efforts to make sanctuary cities liable for damages committed by illegal immigrants who commit crimes against citizens and supported legislation to withhold state funding from sanctuary campuses.

Bob Casey has protected the status quo and sanctuary cities. He has failed to support efforts to protect the safety of American citizens and stood against reforms to our current immigration system, making it easier for illegal aliens to stay in our country.

Source: 2018 PA Senatorial campaign website JimChristiana.org , Mar 31, 2018

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