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Tue Aug 16, 2016, 08:03 AM Aug 2016

Hillary Clinton: Immigration Reform Talking Points Memo


The Brief

“If we claim we are for family, then we have to pull together and resolve the outstanding issues around our broken immigration system. The American people support comprehensive immigration reform not just because it’s the right thing to do—and it is—but because they know it strengthens families, strengthens our economy, and strengthens our country. … We can’t wait any longer for a path to full and equal citizenship. ” Hillary, May 5, 2015

- Introduce comprehensive immigration reform. Hillary will introduce comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to full and equal citizenship within her first 100 days in office.

- End the three- and 10-year bars. The three- and 10-year bars force families—especially those whose members have different citizenship or immigration statuses—into a heartbreaking dilemma: remain in the shadows, or pursue a green card by leaving the country and loved ones behind.

- Defend President Obama’s executive actions—known as DACA and DAPA—against partisan attacks.

- Enforce immigration laws humanely. Immigration enforcement must be humane, targeted, and effective.

- End family detention and close private immigration detention centers.

- Expand access to affordable health care to all families.

- Promote naturalization.


Fact Sheet


The Not So Brief and Additional Resources

Remarks: A plan to strengthen immigrant families at the National Immigration Conference in Brooklyn


The Feed: Hillary Clinton just pledged to end a law that is tearing mixed-status families apart


The Feed: Hillary Clinton’s talk with a 10-year-old girl sums up one of the most important issues of this election


Hillary Clinton addresses crowd at La Raza conference


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