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Earl Ray Tomblin on Immigration
Democratic Governor: Click here for Earl Ray Tomblin on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

WV 2014: 2014 WV Senate debate


Shelley Moore Capito on Immigration
Republican Representative (WV-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Moore Capito 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)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 92% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated B+ by the ALI, indicating an acceptably anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Joe Manchin III on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Manchin III on other issues.
  • Opposes suing Arizona over immigration enforcement law. (Oct 2011)
Pat McGeehan on Immigration
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat McGeehan on other issues.
  • Oppose amnesty; secure our borders. (Nov 2013)
John Raese on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Raese on other issues.
  • Oppose amnesty; patrol borders; establish official English. (Aug 2006)
Natalie Tennant on Immigration
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Natalie Tennant on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Shelley Moore Capito on Immigration
Republican Representative (WV-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Moore Capito 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)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 92% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated B+ by the ALI, indicating an acceptably anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
David McKinley on Immigration
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David McKinley on other issues.
  • No amnesty; no healthcare to illegal immigrants. (Nov 2010)
  • Redefine "birthright citizenship" to exclude illegal aliens. (Jan 2011)
Alan Mollohan on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WV-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Alan Mollohan 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 NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 17% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Nick Rahall on Immigration
Democratic Representative (WV-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nick Rahall 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 NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 25% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Joe Manchin III on Immigration
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Manchin III on other issues.
  • Opposes suing Arizona over immigration enforcement law. (Oct 2011)
John Rockefeller on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (WV): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Rockefeller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities". (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "Y" nonimmigrant guestworker program. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Cecil Underwood on Immigration
Republican Candidate 2000: Click here for Cecil Underwood on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Wise on Immigration
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Wise on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
  • Import farm workers from Mexico. (Sep 2001)
Hiram Lewis on Immigration
Former Republican challenger (lost May 2006 primary): Click here for Hiram Lewis on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Snuffer on Immigration
Former Republican challenger (lost May 2006 primary): Click here for Rick Snuffer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jay Wolfe on Immigration
2002 Republican Challenger (WV): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Wolfe on other issues.
  • Establish English as the official national language. (Aug 2008)
  • Regain physical control of our borders. (Jun 2008)
Robert Byrd on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator (WV): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Robert Byrd on other issues.
  • Voted NO on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • Rated 75% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Carte Goodwin on Immigration
Former Democratic Appointee: Click here for Carte Goodwin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Zane Lawhorn on Immigration
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Zane Lawhorn on other issues.
  • Require immigrants to speak English & learn our customs. (Feb 2006)
  • Tax immigrants upon entering the US. (Feb 2006)
  • Require all immigrants to carry National ID Card. (Feb 2006)
  • Supports English as official language, opposes bilingualism. (Feb 2006)
Bob Wise on Immigration
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Wise on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
  • Import farm workers from Mexico. (Sep 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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