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Carlos Curbelo on Immigration

 

 


Modernize legal immigration: no official English

One difference between Rep. Curbelo's Spanish-language rebuttal to President Obama's State of the Union address and Sen. Joni Ernst English-language rebuttal: : Curbelo, an immigration-reform proponent, mentioned "modernizing legal immigration." Ernst didn't bring up immigration at all.

The differences are particularly noteworthy because the House GOP said when it announced its rebuttal speakers that Curbelo would offer a translation of Ernst's remarks. Curbelo said Tuesday afternoon that there would be differences, and Republicans changed their tune after Mother Jones reported earlier Tuesday that Ernst's positions--particularly in support of English as the country's official language--seemed in conflict with a Spanish-language rebuttal.

Source: Miami Herald coverage: 2015 State of the Union GOP response , Jan 20, 2015

US has duty to secure its borders; with guest worker program

Our nation like any other nation has the right and the duty to secure its borders. We must know who is coming into and who is leaving our country, and we must insist that all border traffic be legal. The recent influx of unaccompanied children has exposed the challenges we face at the US-Mexico border. This must be addressed.

We also have to reform our visa system. Nearly half of all the people living in our country illegally have overstayed their visas. It is unacceptable for a great nation like ours to be incapable of tracking visa holders.

Our immigration system also requires an expanded guest worker program to help fill the jobs Americans do not want (especially in agriculture), and an earned path to legalization for the undocumented who have abided by our laws and contributed to our economy.

A fair solution is also warranted for those who were brought to the country by their parents as minors. These children should not be judged by the actions of their parents.

Source: 2014 Florida House campaign website, CarlosCurbelo.com , Nov 4, 2014

Opposes deportation of illlegals.

Curbelo opposes the F2A survey question on deporting immigrants

Faith2Action.org is "the nation's largest network of pro-family groups." They provide election resources for each state, including Voter Guides and Congressional Scorecards excerpted here. The F2A survey summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Immigration: Do you support requiring illegal immigrants to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?'

Source: Faith2Action Survey 14-F2A-Q12 on Sep 30, 2014

Opposes deportation of illlegals.

Curbelo opposes the PVS survey question on deporting immigrants

Project VoteSmart infers summary responses from campaign statements and news reports The PVS survey summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Immigration: Do you support requiring illegal immigrants to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?'

Source: Project VoteSmart Inferred Survey 14-PVS-q12 on Sep 30, 2014

2016-17 Governor, House and Senate candidates on Immigration: Carlos Curbelo on other issues:
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