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Paul Hodes on Immigration

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Beef up the border & work with Mexico on jobs & fairness

Our immigration policy must be tough, fair and practical. We need to beef up the border patrol, and enforce existing laws, particularly with respect to employers. The US should press Mexico diplomatically to help solve illegal immigration. Ultimately, the issue of illegal immigration is a jobs and fairness issue. It is impractical to criminalize and seek to deport 12 million illegal immigrants but they must not be made scapegoats for this Administration’s failure to enforce our laws.
Source: Campaign website, www.hodesforcongress.com, “Issues” Nov 7, 2006

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