This #CitizenshipDay, I’m celebrating my Mom. After immigrating from Mexico, she worked hard and became a US citizen. She is the American story.
Today, this Admin is making the path to citizenship far harder. I’ll keep fighting for safe, transparent, and inclusive immigration. https://t.co/7RrNzd8Fj5
Republicans support immigrants entering the country, but they feel it is government responsibility to first look out for American families and workers. Then those who enter the country legally. Then those who enter the country illegally. They feel current immigration laws should be upheld and ‘sanctuary cities’ should be denied federal aid. source
Feel the immigration system is broken and needs reform. They focus on ending the 3-10-and permanent bars that prevent immigrants from attaining legal permits and citizenship. Also, they support looser restrictions to aid refugees fleeing violent or unlivable living conditions in their own country, and to have government assistance programs like the affordable care act available to non-citizens. source