Tom Udall on Immigration

What Tom Udall Says:

“We need a comprehensive solution that respects America’s legacy as a nation of immigrants and a nation of laws. I believe that when we discuss immigration and the security of our nation’s borders, we must have a policy that takes into account the interests of all stakeholders.”

What Tom Udall Does:

  1. Rated “F” by Numbers USA – independent group covering effects of illegal immigration on the U.S.

  2. Rated “0%” by FAIR – independent group for secure borders and reforming the legal immigration system to the U.S.

  3. Votes for Pathway to Citizenship for illegal entrants into U.S.

  4. Votes “No” on border fences between Mexico and U.S.

  5. Votes “No” on reporting illegal aliens who receive medical treatment in U.S.

  6. Votes “Yes” on extending immigrant residency rules.

  7. Votes “Yes” on work VISA’s that let foreigners take jobs that qualified Americans are seeking.

  8. Doesn’t distinguish between legal and illegal immigration. (We have a legal immigration system that works fine. It is just the illegal immigration fact that must be addressed.)

  9. Refuses to address anchor baby law that lets anyone born in the U.S. become a U.S. citizen regardless of family ties in the U.S.

  10. Voted for DREAM Act to give college scholarships to sons and daughters of illegal immigrants and grant them citizenship.

  11. Votes for illegal immigration and supported in campaign by lots of well-paid immigration attorneys.

  12. Votes for multitude of Federal programs that are used by legal as well as illegal immigrants that cost taxpayers dearly.

  13. Votes for allowing illegal immigrants to work in the U.S. thus depressing wages and sending many other well bodied citizens to apply for food stamps and unemployment rather than work.