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Sam Brownback on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Sam Brownback on other issues.
  • Push enforcement at the worksite. (Sep 2007)
  • Oppose amnesty, but guest worker program ok. (Sep 2007)
  • Balance principles: nation of laws vs. compassionate society. (Jul 2007)
  • No new paths to citizenship, but reform bill ok if enforced. (Jun 2007)
  • Toughen the borders & combine enforcement with legalization. (May 2007)
  • Increase legal immigrants & build a fence on Mexican border. (Mar 2007)
  • Raise the number of legal immigrants over time. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on eliminating the "Y" nonimmigrant guestworker program. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • Sponsored comprehensive immigration reform, without amnesty. (May 2005)
  • Rated 33% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)

Senate:

KS 2014: 2014 KS Senate debate


Randall Batson on Immigration
Libertarian Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Randall Batson on other issues.
  • Supports illegal immigrants earning citizenship. (Sep 2014)
  • Benefits of citizenship only if arrived by legal means. (Aug 2014)
Jerry Moran on Immigration
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (KS-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Moran on other issues.
  • No driver's licenses & no college discounts for illegals. (Jul 2010)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Pat Roberts on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Pat Roberts on other issues.
  • Increase border patrols; reduce undocumented immigrant flow. (Sep 2014)
  • 1986: Opposed Reagan's immigration limited amnesty bill. (Sep 2014)
  • Ensure that our borders are secure. (Aug 2008)
  • First step is securing our borders. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on eliminating the "Y" nonimmigrant guestworker program. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Zero tolerance for border crossing via increased prosecution. (Mar 2008)
Chad Taylor on Immigration
Democrat Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chad Taylor on other issues.
  • Unmuddy the waters and create a path to citizenship. (Jul 2014)
Todd Tiahrt on Immigration
Republican Representative (KS-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Todd Tiahrt on other issues.
  • I've shifted my view: build the fence on Mexican border. (Jul 2010)
  • Compassion for illegals on lower tuition, but no more. (Jul 2010)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 92% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Milton Wolf on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Milton Wolf on other issues.
  • Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry. (Jul 2014)
  • Reward those who love America & play by the rules. (Dec 2013)

House:


Tim Huelskamp on Immigration
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Huelskamp on other issues.
  • Secure the border; no amnesty. (Nov 2010)
Lynn Jenkins on Immigration
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Jenkins on other issues.
  • Illegal immigration is wrecking havoc; no amnesty. (Nov 2008)
  • Rated A- by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
Mike Pompeo on Immigration
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Pompeo on other issues.
  • Secure our borders; stop rewarding lawbreakers. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
Todd Tiahrt on Immigration
Republican Representative (KS-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Todd Tiahrt on other issues.
  • I've shifted my view: build the fence on Mexican border. (Jul 2010)
  • Compassion for illegals on lower tuition, but no more. (Jul 2010)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 92% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Kevin Yoder on Immigration
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kevin Yoder on other issues.
  • Secure our borders; eliminate incentives; increase H1B visas. (Nov 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Parkinson on Immigration
Former Democratic Governor (2009-2010): Click here for Mark Parkinson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kathleen Sebelius on Immigration
Democratic KS Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathleen Sebelius on other issues.
  • Focus on employers who hire illegal workers. (Oct 2006)
Greg Orman on Immigration
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Greg Orman on other issues.
  • Increase border patrols; reduce undocumented immigrant flow. (Sep 2014)
  • Illegals already here should register and pay taxes. (Jun 2014)
Bill Graves on Immigration
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Graves on other issues.
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Ease Canadian border-crossing rules. (Oct 1999)
Bob Dole on Immigration
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Dole on other issues.
  • Don't require English fluency for all immigrants. (Jun 1985)
Sheila Frahm on Immigration
Former Republican Senate Appointee (1996): Click here for Sheila Frahm on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Kassebaum on Immigration
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for Nancy Kassebaum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jan Meyers on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Jan Meyers on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe Bellis on Immigration
2010 Reform Party Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Bellis on other issues.
  • Full funding and completion of all border security measures. (Aug 2010)
Nancy Boyda on Immigration
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nancy Boyda on other issues.
  • Crack Down on Illegal Immigration. (Nov 2006)
Sam Brownback on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Sam Brownback on other issues.
  • Push enforcement at the worksite. (Sep 2007)
  • Oppose amnesty, but guest worker program ok. (Sep 2007)
  • Balance principles: nation of laws vs. compassionate society. (Jul 2007)
  • No new paths to citizenship, but reform bill ok if enforced. (Jun 2007)
  • Toughen the borders & combine enforcement with legalization. (May 2007)
  • Increase legal immigrants & build a fence on Mexican border. (Mar 2007)
  • Raise the number of legal immigrants over time. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on eliminating the "Y" nonimmigrant guestworker program. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • Sponsored comprehensive immigration reform, without amnesty. (May 2005)
  • Rated 33% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
Dan Glickman on Immigration
Dem. (to Cabinet 1995) (District 4): Click here for Dan Glickman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lisa Johnston on Immigration
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lisa Johnston on other issues.
  • Immigration reform focused on employer enforcement. (Jul 2010)
Lee Jones on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger (KS): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lee Jones on other issues.
  • Establish official English. (Sep 2004)
Dennis Moore on Immigration
Democratic Representative (KS-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Moore on other issues.
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 33% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
Jerry Moran on Immigration
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (KS-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Moran on other issues.
  • No driver's licenses & no college discounts for illegals. (Jul 2010)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Jim Ryun on Immigration
Republican (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Ryun on other issues.
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
Jim Slattery on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Slattery on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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