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Matt Rosendale on Immigration

 

 


Rule of law has been ignored for illegal immigrants

Q: Support "DACA" recipients or "Dreamers," who grew up here after being brought here as children? Earned path to citizenship for other illegal immigrants?

Matt Rosendale (R): No. Opposes DACA & path to citizenship. Rule of law has been ignored & illegal immigrants allowed to flow freely into this country without consequence.

Jon Tester (D): Criticized Trump ending DACA. Supported bipartisan bill with increased border security, visa rule tightening & earned path to citizenship.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Montana Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

No in-state tuition for illegal immigrants

Q: Do you support the enforcement of federal immigration laws by state and local police?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support the state government providing college students with financial aid?

A: Yes.

Q: Should illegal immigrants who graduate from Montana high schools be eligible for in-state tuition at public universities?

A: No.

Source: Montana 2012 Political Courage Test , Nov 1, 2012

Supports border infrastructure, according to CC survey.

Rosendale supports the CC survey question on border security

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Increase Border Security Including Additional Infrastructures ' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-12 on Jul 1, 2018

Strongly pro-border wall, according to AFA survey.

Rosendale 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.

Rosendale 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.

Rosendale 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 wall, according to PVS survey.

Rosendale supports the PVS survey question on the border wall

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Immigration: Do you support the construction of a wall along the Mexican border?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-12A on Sep 9, 2020

Anti-illegal immigrant, according to PVS survey.

Rosendale supports the PVS survey question on illegal immigrants

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Immigration: Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-12B on Sep 9, 2020

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