Last updated on: 12/3/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Source Biographies

"Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Summary of Positions

Pro Not Clearly Pro or Con (NC) Con None Found (?)
I. Individual 42 (10.7%) 155 (39.4%) 67 (17%) 129 (32.8%)
II. Organization 19 (13.4%) 46 (32.4%) 13 (9.2%) 64 (45.1%)

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I. Individual
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Individuals Rating Position
Bacon, David   Pro
Badlani, Chirag, JD     ?
Ballenger, Cass, MBA     NC
Barkan, Elliott R., PhD     ?
Barnhill, John H., PhD     Con
Basham, Ralph     NC
Baxter, Irvin   NC
Becerril, Andrea   ?
Beck, Charlie     ?
Benkof, David, MA   Con
Bennett, Marion T., JD     ?
Benson, Sonia G.   ?
Berrigan, Frida, MA   NC
Bhabha, Jacqueline, JD     ?
Bier, David   NC
Black, Diane   Con
Bloomberg, Michael R., MBA     Con
Boehner, John     NC
Bolger, Eileen   ?
Bonner, Robert C., JD     Con
Borjas, George J., PhD     Con
Borkovich, Mike   Con
Borris, David   Pro
Brennan, William J., Jr., JD     NC
Bresette, Linna E.   ?
Brewer, Janice K.     NC
Briggs Jr., Vernon M., PhD     Con
Buchanan, Patrick J., MA     Con
Bump, Micah, MA     NC
Bush, George W., MBA     Con
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Individuals Rating Position
Calderón, Felipe, MPA     NC
Calderón, Jorge     ?
Caldwell, Alicia, MMC   ?
Caldwell, Joseph George, PhD     Con
Calvert, Ken     Con
Camarota, Steven A., PhD     NC
Capps, Randolph, PhD   ?
Carafano, James Jay, PhD, MSS, MA     NC
Carden, Art, PhD     ?
Caso, Luis Videgaray, PhD     ?
Castañeda, Antonia, PhD     ?
Cerda, Victor X., JD     NC
Chalfin, Aaron J., PhD     ?
Chanda, Nayan   ?
Chandler, Dave   NC
Chemerinsky, Erwin, JD     NC
Chertoff, Michael, JD     NC
Chiles, Lawton Mainor, Jr., JD     NC
Chin, Gabriel J., LLM     ?
Chiswick, Barry, PhD     NC
Chomsky, Aviva, PhD     Pro
Christensen Gee, Lisa, JD     NC
Christie, Chris, JD     Now Con
Clinton, Hillary Rodham, JD     Pro
Clinton, William Jefferson, JD     Pro
Cochrane, John H., PhD     NC
Coffey, Walter   NC
Coffman, Mike     Pro
Cornyn, John, LLM     NC
Corsi, Jerome R., PhD     Con
Cortes, Carlos, PhD     ?
Corwin, Jeff, MS   ?
Cruz, Ted, JD     Con
Culberson, John, JD     Con
Cushman, John H., Jr.   ?
Cutler, Michael W.     Con
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Individuals Rating Position
Inserra, David, MPP   Con
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Individuals Rating Position
Mac Donald, Heather, MA, JD     NC
Mahony, Roger M.   Pro
Malanga, Steve, MA     NC
Malloy, Dannel, JD     NC
Mann, Donald   Con
Mann, Juan   NC
Martin, Susan F., PhD     NC
Martinez, Daniel E., PhD     Pro
Massey, Douglas S., PhD     NC
Matthews, Christopher, MA   ?
Mayer, Matt A., JD     ?
Mazzoli, Romano, JD     Pro
McCain, John     Pro
McCaul, Michael, JD     NC
McDonald, Michael, PhD     NC
McDonald, William F., PhD     ?
McGill, Carl, MA     ?
McGill, Chris   NC
McNeil, Cristina, MBA   Pro
McSally, Martha, MPP     NC
Meisinger, Sue, JD     NC
Meissner, Doris, MA     NC
Merelli, Annalisa, MA   ?
Morgan, John G.     NC
Morris, Mike   ?
Mortensen, Ronald, PhD     Con
Murdoch, Rupert, MA     Pro
Myers, Julie L., JD     NC
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Individuals Rating Position
Quispe-Agnoli, Myriam, PhD     ?
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Individuals Rating Position
Sacchetti, Maria, MA   ?
Saenz, Thomas A., JD   NC
Sampson, Rob     ?
Sanders, Bernie     Pro
Scarnati, Joe     NC
Schatz, Bryan, MA   ?
Schlafly, Phyllis, JD     Con
Schurman-Kauflin, Deborah, PhD     ?
Schwarzenegger, Arnold     NC
Selepak, Andy   Con
Seminara, David   Con
Sensenbrenner, James, Esq., JD     Con
Serrano, José E.     NC
Sessions, Jeff, JD     Con
Sharry, Frank     NC
Shuler, Heath     NC
Silliman, Craig, JD     ?
Silver, Melissa A., JD     NC
Simcox, Chris   NC
Simkin, John, MPhil   ?
Simpson, Alan K., JD     Pro
Skerry, Peter, PhD     Con
Smith, Brad, JD     ?
Smith, Lamar, JD     NC
Snyder, Michael, LLM     NC
Sobieski, Daniel John   ?
Somin, Ilya, JD     ?
Spalding, Matthew, PhD     Con
St. Pierre, Jessica   NC
Stein, Dan, JD     NC
Stern, Mark Joseph, JD     ?
Sterngold, James   ?
Stockman, Rachel, LLM     ?
Stoddard, David J.   Con
Stodder, Seth M., JD     Pro
Street, Chriss   ?
Sweeney, John J.   Pro
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Individuals Rating Position
Urofsky, Melvin I., JD, PhD     ?
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Individuals Rating Position
Yamato, Alex, PhD     ?
Yoo, John, JD     NC
Young, ReShonda   NC
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Individuals Rating Position
Zavaleta, Tony, PhD     NC
Ziegler, Benjamin M., PhD     NC
Zimmerman, Malia   NC
II. Organization
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Organizations Rating Position
Bear Stearns Companies Inc.   NC
Bloomberg View   NC
Boston Globe    ?
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Organizations Rating Position
Democracy Now!    ?
Denshô   ?
Denver Post    NC
Deseret News   NC
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Organizations Rating Position
Gallup   ?
Greenville News   NC
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Organizations Rating Position
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)   NC
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Organizations Rating Position
National Archives (UK)   ?
National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)   NC
National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)   Pro
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)   NC
National Coalition for Haitian Rights (NCHR)   Pro
National Council of La Raza   Pro
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)   NC
National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP)   NC
National Immigration Law Center (NILC)   Pro
National League of Cities (NLC)   Pro
National Public Radio (NPR)    ?
National Restaurant Association (NRA)   NC
National Review Editorial Board    ?
New America Media   ?
New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice   NC
New York Times    ?
NewspaperARCHIVE.com   ?
No Border Wall   NC
No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes   Pro
NumbersUSA.com   Con
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Organizations Rating Position
Quinnipiac University Polling Institute   ?
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Organizations Rating Position
Rasmussen Reports   ?
Reuters    ?
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Organizations Rating Position
University of California at Berkeley Library   ?
University of Southern Alabama   NC
Urban Institute   ?
US Border Patrol Local 2544   NC
US Census Bureau   ?
US Chamber of Commerce   NC
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)   ?
US Coast Guard (USCG)   ?
US Conference of Catholic Bishops   Pro
US Customs and Border Protection (USCBP)   NC
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)   ?
US Department of Homeland Security   NC
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)   NC
US Department of State   ?
US Government Accountability Office (GAO)   ?
US Holocaust Memorial Museum   ?
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE)   NC
US Immigration and Naturalization Service   ?
US Immigration Support   ?
US Internal Revenue Service (IRS)   ?
US Library of Congress (USLOC)   ?
US National Parks Service   ?
USA TODAY    ?
- Y -
Organizations Rating Position
You Don't Speak For Me   Con