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The quick guide to America’s 2016 Presidential candidates stances on immigration issues

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances on immigration issues

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political views on immigration issues

Donald Trump is President elect of the United States. Trump was a New York City based real estate developer, television personality and author. Trump is an alumnus of Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.

Immigration issues

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, and Mexico should pay for it Source

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: No, they should pay the same rate as out-of-state students Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, and we should ban the use of sanctuary cities Source

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, all illegal immigrants should be turned over to federal authorities and deported Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, but we should spend more to increase our border security Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, but allow them to stay Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Decrease, companies are currently taking advantage of this program to decrease wages Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political views on immigration issues

Hillary Clinton was the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, a U.S. Senator from New York State from 2001 to 2009 and First Lady of the United States under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Clinton is an alumna of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.

Immigration issues

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, and we should adopt an open border policy Source

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, and they should also be eligible for financial assistance and scholarships Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, and abolish all national borders Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, and grant them citizenship Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, only if they are convicted of a violent crime Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

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Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Allow Deadly force against violators.  Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

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Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Increase, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

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