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Kevin McCarthy’s policies on immigration issues

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Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

  Party’s support baseNo, 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?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Border Wall

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

  Kevin McCarthy voterbaseYes


Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

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

  Kevin McCarthy voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  Kevin McCarthy voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Kevin McCarthy voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Border Security

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

  Party’s support baseDecrease

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

  Kevin McCarthy voterbaseNo

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

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

  Party’s support baseYes, unless they have committed a crime