Pro to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
“It’s my view that the fundamental principle of this legislation [the Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) bill of 2013] has to contain a path to citizenship… We remain amenable to negotiations on various aspects of it … but a path to citizenship would have to be part of it."
Tony Lee, “McCain: Pathway to Citizenship Must Be ‘Fundamental Principle’ of Immigration Bill,” breitbart.com, Aug. 28, 2013
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Involvement and Affiliations:
U.S. Senator (R - AZ), 1986-present
Awarded the Henry M. Jackson Distinguished Service Award by the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, 2006
Awarded the Eisenhower Leadership Prize, 2005
Honorary Patron of the University Philosophical Society at Trinity College Dublin, 2004
Presidential Primary Republican Candidate, 2000
Co-sponsor of The Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act of 2005 (S.1033 and H.R. 2330)