Posted on February 06, 2012 in Platforms

We simply must be able to track who is entering and leaving our country. …[T]he EVerify system …must be reauthorized.  A phased in requirement that employers use the E-Verify system must be enacted. The rule of law means guaranteeing to law enforcement the tools and coordination to deport criminal aliens without delay — and correcting court decisions that have made deportation so difficult. It means enforcing the law against those who overstay their visas…It means requiring cooperation among federal, state and local law enforcement and real consequences…It does not mean driver's licenses for illegal aliens, nor does it mean that states should be allowed to flout the federal law barring them from giving in-state tuition rates to illegal aliens, nor does it mean that illegal aliens should receive social security benefits, or other public benefits, except as provided by federal law. …We oppose amnesty. … We oppose, however, the granting of refugee status on the basis of lifestyle or other non-political factors