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Jay Nixon on Immigration
Missouri Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Nixon on other issues.
  • Prohibit banning human services to illegal immigrants. (Nov 1998)

Senate:

MO 2012: 2012 Missouri Senate Debates


Todd Akin on Immigration
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • Illegal immigrants receiving benefits is unacceptable. (Jun 2012)
  • 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 YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • Rated A+ by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Roy Blunt on Immigration
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt 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 NO 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)
  • Rated B by the ALI, indicating an acceptably anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes continued funding of sanctuary cities. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports full implementation of current border security laws. (Sep 2010)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
John Brunner on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Brunner on other issues.
  • Oppose amnesty to those who broken the law. (Jun 2012)
  • Citizenship for veterans; but not for college grads. (Apr 2012)
Claire McCaskill on Immigration
Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Claire McCaskill on other issues.
  • Building a border fence is a first step. (Aug 2006)
  • No amnesty for illegal immigrants; no guest workers. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on eliminating the "Y" nonimmigrant guestworker program. (May 2007)
Sarah Steelman on Immigration
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sarah Steelman on other issues.
  • Take away all the incentives that are attracting illegals. (Apr 2012)
  • No amnesty & no benefits for illegals. (Jul 2011)

House:


Russ Carnahan on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MO-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Russ Carnahan on other issues.
  • Welcome new Americans like past generations of US immigrants. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
William Lacy Clay on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MO-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for William Lacy Clay on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Emmanuel Cleaver on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MO-5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Emmanuel Cleaver on other issues.
  • Voted NO on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Let illegal alien children attend school. (Mar 2009)
Samuel Graves on Immigration
Republican Representative (MO-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Samuel Graves 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 extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • 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)
  • Rated A- by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Vicky Hartzler on Immigration
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Vicky Hartzler on other issues.
  • Opposes a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
Billy Long on Immigration
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Billy Long on other issues.
  • Oppose amnesty efforts; it's a national security issue. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
Blaine Luetkemeyer on Immigration
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Blaine Luetkemeyer on other issues.
  • Stop the flood of illegal immigrants crossing our borders. (Nov 2008)
  • Rated A- by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
Jason Smith on Immigration
Republican (District 8): Click here for Jason Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ann Wagner on Immigration
Republican (District 2): Click here for Ann Wagner on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Matt Blunt on Immigration
Republican MO Governor: Click here for Matt Blunt on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Akin on Immigration
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • Illegal immigrants receiving benefits is unacceptable. (Jun 2012)
  • 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 YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Government services in English only. (Mar 2008)
  • End Birthright Citizenship; no more anchor babies. (Apr 2009)
  • Rated A+ by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Jo Ann Emerson on Immigration
Republican Representative (MO-8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Emerson 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 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% 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)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Bob Holden on Immigration
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Holden on other issues.
  • 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)
John Ashcroft on Immigration
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Ashcroft on other issues.
  • Strongly support reforming the INS comprehensively. (Jan 2001)
  • 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)
Jean Carnahan on Immigration
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Jean Carnahan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mel Carnahan on Immigration
Governor & 2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (MO)-Deceased 2000: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mel Carnahan on other issues.
  • Ease Canadian border-crossing rules. (Oct 1999)
Bill Emerson on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Bill Emerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Farmer on Immigration
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Treasurer: Click here for Nancy Farmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dick Gephardt on Immigration
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Dick Gephardt on other issues.
  • Immigration service is a mess and needs reform. (Jan 2004)
  • Federal government should help illegal immigrants. (Jan 2004)
  • Legalize all immigrants who’ve been productive for 5 years. (Sep 2003)
  • Bush tax plan is a failure-return to Clinton tax plan. (Sep 2003)
  • Celebrate diversity and welcome hard-working immigrants. (Jan 2002)
  • Nothing wrong with immigrants, but Americans in jobs better. (Jul 1999)
  • 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)
Mel Hancock on Immigration
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for Mel Hancock on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Karen McCarthy on Immigration
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Karen McCarthy on other issues.
  • 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)
Roy Blunt on Immigration
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt 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 NO 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)
  • Rated B by the ALI, indicating an acceptably anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes continued funding of sanctuary cities. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports full implementation of current border security laws. (Sep 2010)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Kit Bond on Immigration
Republican Sr Senator (MO): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Kit Bond on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 83% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Robin Carnahan on Immigration
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robin Carnahan on other issues.
  • Honor Missouri's immigrant women. (Jun 2005)
  • Supports granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
Bill Clay Sr. on Immigration
Democrat (retired 2000) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Clay Sr. on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Pat Danner on Immigration
Democrat (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pat Danner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Kenny Hulshof on Immigration
Republican Representative (MO-9): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Hulshof 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 YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • 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)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Mike Parker on Immigration
Republican (retired 1998) (District 4): Click here for Mike Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ike Skelton on Immigration
Democratic Representative (MO-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ike Skelton 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 42% by USBC, indicating a mixed record on open borders. (Dec 2006)
Jim Talent on Immigration
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • 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 more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)
Jim Talent on Immigration
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • 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 more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Declared English the official language of the US. (Jan 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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