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Candidate Positions on Immigration

The following positions reflect those used for each candidate in the Select A Candidate survey. They come from the candidates; public statements, Web sites, and responses to Minnesota Public Radio questionnaires. In some cases, candidiates have failed to respond to inquiries, and their position is noted as "No known opinion."

Question: What is your stance on immigration?
Michele M. BachmannMichele M. Bachmann ANSWER OPTION: We must secure our borders here in the U.S., and we must ensure that lax laws on illegal immigration do not provide easy access into our nation for those who would do us harm.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: Bachmann campaign (More Info)

El TinklenbergEl Tinklenberg ANSWER OPTION: I support establishing a pathway to legal status for undocumented workers who are living here, paying taxes, and contributing to our economy, and I support efforts to crack down on employers who hire illegal workers.