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Tommy Tuberville on Immigration

 

 


Don't provide for those whose simple presence breaks the law

Q: Opinion of immigrant rights?

Tommy Tuberville: "Our tax dollars should not be used to provide for those who break our laws with their simple presence." Would give more resources to detention centers and border patrols to fight "illegal immigration that brings drugs, terrorists, and criminals into our country on a daily basis."

Doug Jones: "Children and young adults in the DACA program are contributing members of our society, serving in the military and owning businesses that employ Americans."

Source: CampusElect on 2020 Alabama Senate race , Oct 10, 2020

Need to fight the scourge of illegal immigration

We must first secure our border as we attempt real immigration reforms that will impact our nation for decades to come. I fully support President Trump's plan to build a wall and make our nation more secure. And I will make sure our border patrol, detention centers, and law enforcement officers along and near the border have the resources they need to fight the scourge of illegal immigration that brings drugs, terrorists, and criminals into our country on a daily basis.
Source: 2020 Alabama Senate campaign website, TommyForSenate.com , Jan 12, 2020

Get a wall up or some kind of fencing

Nativism is showing up in his campaign issues. "Right now, they're just coming over tens of thousands a day. They're bringing drugs; they're bringing diseases," he said. "They're doing everything possible to come here, and you can't blame them, but we got to get our Congress together and help President Trump do things necessary to get a wall up or some kind of fencing."
Source: Mother Jones magazine on 2020 Alabama Senate race , Aug 7, 2019

Strongly pro-border wall, according to AFA survey.

Tuberville supports the AFA survey question on border infrastructure

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-12A on Sep 11, 2020

Strongly pro-ICE, according to AFA survey.

Tuberville opposes the AFA survey question on abolishing ICE

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished '? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-12B on Sep 11, 2020

Strongly anti-sanctuary city, according to AFA survey.

Tuberville supports the AFA survey question on defunding sanctuary cities

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'State and federal funds should be denied to any public or private entity, including but not limited to sanctuary cities, that are not in compliance with immigration laws'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-12C on Sep 11, 2020

Pro-border security, according to CC survey.

Tuberville supports the Christian Coalition survey question on border security

The Christian Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Increase Border Security Including Additional Infrastructures ?' Self-description by Christian Coalition of America: "These guides help give voters a clear understanding of where candidates stand on important pro-family issues" for all Senate and Presidential candidates.

Source: CC Survey 20CC-12 on Sep 10, 2020

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