“...Substantially increase manpower, technology and fencing along the border…”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

"As president, Perry will substantially increase manpower, technology and fencing along the border to protect the American homeland and stop illegal immigration. This strategy has proven effective in Texas, where Gov. Perry has directed nearly $400 million in state tax dollars to do the federal government’s job of securing the border."

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“A system has to be established [with] legality but no citizenship for those with deep ties…”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

"We must reconcile the goal of legality with the reality that there are millions of immigrants currently here outside the law, some with a long set of family and community ties, and some with no ties. A system has to be established that establishes legality but no citizenship for those with deep ties, repatriates those with no family or community ties in a dignified way, and quickly sends home those who have committed criminal and other destructive acts."

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“Those who adhered to our immigration law cannot be usurped by those who violated it.”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

"Under no circumstance can a path to citizenship be created which would allow those who have broken the law to receive precedence over those who patiently waited to become residents and citizens via the legal process. Those who adhered to our immigration law cannot be usurped by those who violated it."

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Arab Americans and The DREAM Act: Immigration Reform a Priority

Posted by on December 20, 2010 in Blog
As Congress was considering passage of the DREAM Act, Arab Americans across the nation organized their own efforts to support it. The DREAM Act, a bill that provides a pathway to legal status for students who were brought to the United States as children and who met a set of stringent requirements, was heralded by its supporters as a step in the right direction for immigration policy reform.
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Michael German, Amal Mudallali, Geneive Abdo

Posted on December 10, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Michael German, Former FBI Agent, and current Policy Counsel on National Security, Immigration and Privacy at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); Amal Mudallali, Adviser to Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri; Geneive Abdo, Fellow and Director of the Iran program at the Century Foundation and editor of insideIRAN.org
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House Passes DREAM Act, Senate Vote Expected Tomorrow

Posted by on December 08, 2010 in Blog
I am so proud of the work so many Arab Americans did to support passage of the DREAM Act. It passed in the House of Representatives tonight by a vote of 216 to 198. While our hard work paid off tonight, the Senate vote will be a difficult one tomorrow.
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Congress Votes on the DREAM Act today!

Posted by on December 08, 2010 in Blog
The DREAM Act will be voted on in Congress today. In our previous post on the DREAM Act, we iterated that the bill, if passed, would enable college-bound kids who meet certain conditions, many of whom were brought to this country as babies or toddlers, to obtain a green card and remain as productive members of American society.
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Oh, Pesky 14th Amendment- Can’t You Just Go Away? �

Posted by on August 04, 2010 in Blog
Those behind SB 1070 are not going to wait around for the federal government to get their act together. Arizona State Representative Russell Pearce, a sponsor of SB 1070, has recently expressed interest in introducing legislation this fall that would deny birth certificates to children born in Arizona to parents who are not legally in the U.S. That's right; he is attempting to deny them the American citizenship accorded to them by the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
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Judge Ruling:  Federal Government Trumps States on Immigration

Posted by on July 29, 2010 in Blog
With enforcement of Arizona's notorious immigration law, SB 1070, set to begin today, a Phoenix district court judge ruled yesterday to put the law on hold.
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Arizona Immigration Law Challenged, Enforcement Deadline July 29

Posted by on July 21, 2010 in Blog
On July 6, the Department of Justice challenged the state of Arizona’s passed immigration law, S.B. 1070, in federal court.
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