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...nd mentions “I’m opposed to new people coming in. We have to take care if the people who are here” (“On the Issues”). He is one of the candidates for the 2016 presidential election that is highly criticized for his opinions and suggestions on immigration. Other stances by Republicans is that immigrants are taking away jobs from Americans, are lazy individuals, and drug dealers. However, not all republicans have opposed immigration reforms. During the 2012 Presidential Election between President Barack Obama and Senator Mitt Romney, Romney’s potential vice president, Senator Marco Rubio was thinking of suggesting a Republican version of the DREAM Act (Wong et al. 8). His idea was that this was going to increase immigrant voters’ support of the Republican Party. This influences President Obama to come out with the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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