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Baron Hill on Immigration

Former Democratic Representative (IN-9)

 


Opposes amnesty for illegal immigrants

Our government must do a better job of securing our nationís borders, which are less secure than they were before the attacks of Septmeber 11. I oppose any legislaiton that would result in amnesty for illegal immigrants. These individuals have broken the law, and they should face the same harsh penalties as do American citizens who break the law. Employers who hire illegal immigrants are breaking the law, and they should face the fullest extent of penalties under current law for their actions.
Source: 2006 Congressional National Political Awareness Test , Nov 7, 2006

Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment.

Vote to pass the bill that would require hospitals to gather and report information on possible illegal aliens before hospitals can be reimbursed for treating them. The bill would also make employers liable for the reimbursements if an undocumented employee seeks medical attention, unless the employer meets particular conditions for exemption. The bill would specify that hospitals aren't required to provide care to undocumented aliens if they can be transported to their home country without a significant chance of worsening their condition.
Reference: Undocumented Alien Emergency Medical Assistance Amendments; Bill HR 3722 ; vote number 2004-182 on May 20, 2004

Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration.

Hill scores 0% by FAIR on immigration issues

The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is a national, non-profit, public interest membership organization of concerned citizens united by their belief in the need for immigration reform. Founded in 1979, FAIR believes that the U.S. can and must have an immigration policy that is non-discriminatory and designed to serve the environmental, economic, and social needs of our country.

FAIR seeks to improve border security, to stop illegal immigration, and to promote immigration levels consistent with the national interestómore traditional rates of about 300,000 a year.

With more than 70,000 members nationwide, FAIR is a non-partisan group whose membership runs the gamut from liberal to conservative.

The ratings are based on the votes the organization considered most important; the numbers reflect the percentage of time the representative voted the organization's preferred position.

Source: FAIR website 03n-FAIR on Dec 31, 2003

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