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Harry S. Truman’s policies on immigration issues

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Immigration  ›  Border Wall

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, this would be too costly and ineffective

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Children

Should adults that are illegally attempting to cross the U.S. border be separated from their children?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the United States?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, if they were born here


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Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, as long as they pay taxes

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, if they pay taxes

Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  Party’s support baseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes

Immigration  ›  Border Security

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, make it easier for immigrants to access temporary work visas

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should the US increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

  Harry S. Truman votersIncrease, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to the United States be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

  Party’s support baseYes