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Working Families policies on immigration issues

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Immigration  ›  Border Wall

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

  Party’s support baseNo, but increase our military presence along the southern border

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Children

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

  Party’s support baseNo, families should be kept together while they are being processed

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 baseNo, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  Party’s support baseYes, if they were born here


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Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Public statementsNo

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  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  Party’s support baseNo

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