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

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"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 (39.5%) 66 (16.8%) 129 (32.9%)
II. Organization 19 (13.4%) 46 (32.4%) 13 (9.2%) 64 (45.1%)

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I. Individual
- Pro -
Individuals Position
Bacon, David Pro
Borris, David Pro
Chomsky, Aviva, PhD Pro
Clinton, Hillary Rodham, JD Pro
Clinton, William Jefferson, JD Pro
Coffman, Mike Pro
Dobbs, Lou Pro
Enchautegui, Maria E., PhD Pro
FitzGerald, David, PhD Pro
Graham, Lindsey, JD Pro
Hagel, Chuck Pro
Head, Tom Pro
Hill, Misha E., MPP Pro
Jacoby, Tamar Pro
Kerry, John, JD Pro
King, Pete, JD Pro
Krayewski, Ed, MA, MS Pro
Krikorian, Mark, MA Pro
Krueger, Alan B., PhD Pro
Lee, Esther Yu-Hsi, MA Pro
Lynch, Robert, PhD Pro
Mahony, Roger M. Pro
Martinez, Daniel E., PhD Pro
Mazzoli, Romano, JD Pro
McCain, John Pro
McNeil, Cristina, MBA Pro
Murdoch, Rupert, MA Pro
Navarrette, Ruben, Jr., MPA Pro
Noferi, Mark, JD Pro
Nowrasteh, Alex, MSc Pro
O'Malley, Martin, JD Pro
Oakford, Patrick, MSc Pro
Obama, Barack, JD Pro
Sanders, Bernie Pro
Simpson, Alan K., JD Pro
Stodder, Seth M., JD Pro
Sweeney, John J. Pro
Thornburgh, Nathan Pro
Vargas, Jose Antonio Pro
Vargas, Juan, MA, JD Pro
Weiner, Myron, PhD Pro
Wiehe, Meg, MPA Pro
- Not Clearly Pro or Con -
Individuals Position
Abernethy, Virginia Deane, PhD NC
Aguilar, David, MA NC
Alcorn, Randy NC
Aleinikoff, T. Alexander, JD NC
Allen, Jennifer NC
Ballenger, Cass, MBA NC
Basham, Ralph NC
Baxter, Irvin NC
Berrigan, Frida, MA NC
Bier, David NC
Boehner, John NC
Brennan, William J., Jr., JD NC
Brewer, Janice K. NC
Bump, Micah, MA NC
Calderón, Felipe, MPA NC
Camarota, Steven A., PhD NC
Carafano, James Jay, PhD, MSS, MA NC
Cerda, Victor X., JD NC
Chandler, Dave NC
Chemerinsky, Erwin, JD NC
Chertoff, Michael, JD NC
Chiles, Lawton Mainor, Jr., JD NC
Chiswick, Barry, PhD NC
Christensen Gee, Lisa, JD NC
Cochrane, John H., PhD NC
Coffey, Walter NC
Cornyn, John, LLM NC
Daley, Richard M., JD NC
Daniels, Roger, PhD NC
Darby, Brandon NC
Delgaudio, Eugene A. NC
Donato, Katharine M., PhD NC
Doolittle, John T., JD NC
Durand, Jorge, PhD NC
Enriquez, Laura Elise, MA NC
Estrada, Tony NC
Evans, Hannah Graf NC
Ewing, Walter A., PhD NC
Feingold, Russ, JD NC
Fiss, Owen, BPhil, LLB NC
Fix, Michael, JD NC
Forbes, Steve NC
Freeman, Richard B., PhD NC
Gabbard, Stephany, RN NC
Gardner, Matthew NC
Gemma, Peter B. NC
Gomez, Alan NC
Gore, Albert Arnold, Jr. NC
Goyle, Rajeev, JD NC
Greenspan, Alan, PhD NC
Greenstone, Michael, PhD NC
Guskin, Jane NC
Guttentag, Lucas, JD NC
Harper, Jim, JD NC
Harris, Malcolm NC
Herrera, Dennis, JD NC
Hing, Bill O., JD NC
Hinojosa, Raul, PhD NC
Hoven, Randall, MS NC
Hunter, Don, MS NC
Hunter, Duncan, JD NC
Jaeger, David, PhD NC
Jenks, Rosemary, JD NC
Johnson, Jeh, JD NC
Jones, Richard K., MS NC
Jordan, Barbara C., JD NC
Judis, John B., MA NC
Kanstroom, Daniel, LLM NC
Kiefer, Francine, MFA NC
Kozak, Edmund NC
Kullgren, Jeffrey T., MD, MPH NC
Landau, Saul, PhD NC
Lara, Ricardo NC
Le, C.N., PhD NC
Lee, Sheila Jackson, JD NC
Limbaugh, Rush NC
Lipman, Francine J., MBA, LLM NC
Looney, Adam, PhD NC
Lowell, B. Lindsay, PhD NC
Mac Donald, Heather, MA, JD NC
Malanga, Steve, MA NC
Malloy, Dannel, JD NC
Mann, Juan NC
Martin, Susan F., PhD NC
Massey, Douglas S., PhD NC
McCaul, Michael, JD NC
McDonald, Michael, PhD NC
McGill, Chris NC
McSally, Martha, MPP NC
Meisinger, Sue, JD NC
Meissner, Doris, MA NC
Morgan, John G. NC
Myers, Julie L., JD NC
Nadler, Richard NC
Neuman, Gerald L., JD, PhD NC
Norwood, Charlie, DDS NC
Nunes, Ashley, PhD NC
O'Donnell, Maggie NC
O'Hare, Tim, JD NC
O'Rourke, Beto NC
Osio Sr., Sal, JD NC
Owens, Bill, MA NC
Papademetriou, Demetrios, PhD NC
Parra, Ricardo NC
Passel, Jeffrey S., PhD NC
Pelosi, Nancy NC
Perry, Rick NC
Peterson, Daneen G., PhD NC
Pham, Huyen, JD NC
Platts, Todd Russell, JD NC
Punisher NC
Raimondo, Justin NC
Rector, Robert, MA NC
Reisenwitz, Cathy NC
Reno, Janet, LLD NC
Reyes, Silvestre NC
Richwine, Jason, PhD NC
Riley, Michael, MA NC
Ritter, Phillip J., JD NC
Robinson, Ben NC
Rodríguez, Cindy NC
Rogers, Hal, LLB NC
Rohrabacher, Dana, MA NC
Rosen, Mike, MBA NC
Rosenblum, Marc R., PhD NC
Rubenstein, Edwin S., MA NC
Saenz, Thomas A., JD NC
Scarnati, Joe NC
Schwarzenegger, Arnold NC
Serrano, José E. NC
Sharry, Frank NC
Shuler, Heath NC
Silver, Melissa A., JD NC
Simcox, Chris NC
Smith, Lamar, JD NC
Snyder, Michael, LLM NC
St. Pierre, Jessica NC
Stein, Dan, JD NC
Traub, Amy M., MA NC
Turner, Mike, MBA, JD NC
Verdery, C. Stewart, Jr., JD NC
Warren, Robert NC
Waslin, Michele, PhD NC
Watts, J.C., Jr. NC
Wildes, Michael, JD NC
Wilson, David L. NC
Wilson, Peter "Pete" Barton, JD NC
Winthrop, John NC
Woodfield, Nicholas, JD NC
Wooldridge, Frosty, MA NC
Yoo, John, JD NC
Young, ReShonda NC
Zavaleta, Tony, PhD NC
Ziegler, Benjamin M., PhD NC
Zimmerman, Malia NC
- Con -
Individuals Position
Amador, Angelo I., MLL Con
Barnhill, John H., PhD Con
Benkof, David, MA Con
Black, Diane Con
Bloomberg, Michael R., MBA Con
Bonner, Robert C., JD Con
Borjas, George J., PhD Con
Borkovich, Mike Con
Briggs Jr., Vernon M., PhD Con
Buchanan, Patrick J., MA Con
Bush, George W., MBA Con
Caldwell, Joseph George, PhD Con
Calvert, Ken Con
Christie, Chris, JD Now Con
Corsi, Jerome R., PhD Con
Cruz, Ted, JD Con
Culberson, John, JD Con
Cutler, Michael W. Con
Douthat, Ross Con
Edwards Jr., James R., PhD Con
Endelman, Gary, JD, PhD Con
Erler, Edward J., PhD Con
Fallin, Mary Con
Favish, Allan J., JD Con
Fiorina, Carly, MBA, MS Con
Fonte, John, PhD Con
Fontova, Humberto, MA Con
Gallegly, Elton Con
Gilchrist, Jim, MBA, CPA Con
Gingrey, Phil, MD Con
Goodlatte, Bob, JD Con
Graham Jr., Otis L., PhD Con
Grassley, Chuck, MA Con
Guzzardi, Joe Con
Hanson, Victor Davis, PhD Con
Horowitz, Daniel Con
Horowitz, David, MA Con
Inserra, David, MPP Con
Jacob, John Con
Kasich, John Con
King, Steve Con
Labrador, Raúl, JD Con
Lance, Leonard, JD, MPA Con
Mann, Donald Con
Mortensen, Ronald, PhD Con
Nebot, Jesus Con
Neugebauer, Randy Con
Nunez, Peter, JD Con
Paul, Ron, MD Con
Prince, Ron Con
Ridge, Tom Con
Riley, Jason L. Con
Ryan, Paul Con
Schlafly, Phyllis, JD Con
Seminara, David Con
Sensenbrenner, James, Esq., JD Con
Sessions, Jeff, JD Con
Skerry, Peter, PhD Con
Spalding, Matthew, PhD Con
Stoddard, David J. Con
Tancredo, Thomas G. Con
Trump, Donald J. Con
Vitter, David, JD Con
von Spakovsky, Hans A., JD Con
Wilcox, Dale L., JD Con
Wood, Genevieve Con
- None Found -
Individuals Position
Abramson, Seth, JD ?
Acevedo, Art ?
Alquist, Elaine, MA ?
Arifuku, Isami, DCrim ?
Auvil, Sharon, JD ?
Badlani, Chirag, JD ?
Barkan, Elliott R., PhD ?
Becerril, Andrea ?
Beck, Charlie ?
Bennett, Marion T., JD ?
Benson, Sonia G. ?
Bhabha, Jacqueline, JD ?
Bolger, Eileen ?
Bresette, Linna E. ?
Calderón, Jorge ?
Caldwell, Alicia, MMC ?
Capps, Randolph, PhD ?
Carden, Art, PhD ?
Caso, Luis Videgaray, PhD ?
Castañeda, Antonia, PhD ?
Chalfin, Aaron J., PhD ?
Chanda, Nayan ?
Chin, Gabriel J., LLM ?
Cortes, Carlos, PhD ?
Corwin, Jeff, MS ?
Cushman, John H., Jr. ?
Daniels, Katharine, MA ?
Davidson, Adam ?
Davis, Seth, JD, MSc ?
deLespinasse, Paul F., PhD ?
Dershowitz, Alan M., LLB ?
Doyle, Charles, JD ?
Duhaime, Lloyd, LLB ?
Duncan, Hannibal Gerald, PhD ?
Dzubow, Jason, JD ?
Eastman, John C., JD ?
Finnegan, William, MFA ?
Fogleman, Aaron, PhD ?
Fortuny, Karina ?
Fowler, David C. ?
Garcia, Ramon, JD ?
Garis, Roy L. ?
Gatto, John Taylor ?
Gleason, Stephanie, MJ ?
Gordon, Charles, LLB ?
Graglia, Lino A., LLB ?
Green, Matthew ?
Greene, Larry A., PhD ?
Gunther, Lenworth, PhD ?
Hafetz, Jonathan L., JD ?
Hagan, John, PhD ?
Hall, Kermit L., PhD ?
Harris, Paul A., PhD ?
Ho, James C., JD ?
Hotchkiss, Julie, PhD ?
Hughes, Helena DaSilva ?
Hutchinson, Edward P., PhD ?
Jordan, Miriam, MA ?
Jung, Moon-Ho, PhD ?
Keane, Steve ?
Kendall, Brent, MA ?
Kennedy, Sheila, JD ?
Kenny, Kevin, PhD ?
Kirsanow, JD, Peter ?
Kolodner, Meredith, MA ?
Kolsky, Elizabeth, PhD ?
Kouri, Jim, MA ?
Lai, Annie, JD ?
Landry, Jeff, JD ?
Latzer, Barry, PhD ?
Lederer, Caryn C., JD ?
Lee, Erika, PhD ?
Lemay, Michael C., PhD ?
Leong, Karen J., PhD ?
Lombardo, Paul, PhD, JD ?
Longley, Robert ?
Lott, John, Jr., PhD ?
Lyons, James A. ?
Matthews, Christopher, MA ?
Mayer, Matt A., JD ?
McDonald, William F., PhD ?
McGill, Carl, MA ?
Merelli, Annalisa, MA ?
Morris, Mike ?
O'Brien, Matthew, JD ?
Odo, Franklin, PhD ?
Okamura, Raymond Y. ?
Palloni, Alberto, PhD ?
Parker, Alison, JD ?
Peck, Sarah Herman, JD ?
Peffer, George Anthony, DA, MDiv ?
Perreira, Krista M., PhD ?
Phelan, James D., JD ?
Piers, Matthew J., JD ?
Pitti, Joseph A., PhD ?
Potok, Mark ?
Proper, Emberson E., AM ?
Provine, Doris Marie, JD, PhD ?
Quispe-Agnoli, Myriam, PhD ?
Rampton, Sheldon ?
Rios-Avila, Fernando, PhD ?
Rojas, Leslie Berestein ?
Rumbaut, Ruben G., PhD ?
Sacchetti, Maria, MA ?
Sampson, Rob ?
Schatz, Bryan, MA ?
Schurman-Kauflin, Deborah, PhD ?
Silliman, Craig, JD ?
Simkin, John, MPhil ?
Smith, Brad, JD ?
Sobieski, Daniel John ?
Somin, Ilya, JD ?
Stern, Mark Joseph, JD ?
Sterngold, James ?
Stockman, Rachel, LLM ?
Street, Chriss ?
Takaki, Ronald T., PhD ?
Taylor, Margaret H., JD ?
Teel, Steven C. ?
Urofsky, Melvin I., JD, PhD ?
Vinik, Danny ?
Walpin, Gerald, JD ?
Warne, Frank Julian, PhD ?
Warren, Francis E. ?
Wei, William, PhD ?
Wilt, Brenda J. ?
Wittke, Carl, PhD ?
Wong, Tom K., PhD ?
Yamato, Alex, PhD ?
II. Organization
- Pro -
Organizations Position
AJC (formerly American Jewish Committee) Pro
American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Pro
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Pro
Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) Pro
Center for American Progress (CAP) Pro
Church World Service Pro
FWD.us Pro
Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) Pro
Los Angeles Times Pro
National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) Pro
National Coalition for Haitian Rights (NCHR) Pro
National Council of La Raza Pro
National Immigration Law Center (NILC) Pro
National League of Cities (NLC) Pro
No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes Pro
PICO (People Improving Communities through Organizing) National Network Pro
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Pro
Texas Catholic Conference Pro
US Conference of Catholic Bishops Pro
- Not Clearly Pro or Con -
Organizations Position
Adversity.Net NC
American College of Physicians (ACP) NC
American Immigration Law Foundation (AILF) NC
Bear Stearns Companies Inc. NC
Bloomberg View NC
California Police Chiefs' Association NC
California Senate Public Safety Committee NC
Cooley Godward Kronish LLP NC
Denver Post NC
Deseret News NC
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) NC
Families For Freedom NC
Greenville News NC
Human Events NC
Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) NC
IndyBay NC
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) NC
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) NC
Let Freedom Ring NC
Major Cities Chiefs Association NC
Mexican American Legal Defence and Educational Fund (MALDEF) NC
Migration Policy Institute (MPI) NC
Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) NC
Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA) NC
National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) NC
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) NC
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) NC
National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP) NC
National Restaurant Association (NRA) NC
New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice NC
No Border Wall NC
Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) NC
Sanctuary 2014 (formerly New Sanctuary Movement) NC
Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE) (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico) NC
Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council NC
Southwest Workers Union (SWU) NC
University of Southern Alabama NC
US Border Patrol Local 2544 NC
US Chamber of Commerce NC
US Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) NC
US Department of Homeland Security NC
US Department of Justice (USDOJ) NC
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE) NC
Wall Street Journal NC
Washington Times NC
Western Governor's Association (WGA) NC
- None Found -
Organizations Position
About.com ?
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) ?
Angel Island Association ?
Boston Globe ?
Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC) ?
Center for Media and Democracy ?
CNN (Cable News Network) ?
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory ?
Congressional Research Service ?
Democracy Now! ?
Denshô ?
Ellis Island Foundation ?
Encyclopaedia Britannica ?
Field Institute ?
FindLaw ?
FreeAdvice.com ?
Gallup ?
Harvard University Library ?
HG.org ?
History Matters ?
Human Rights Watch (HRW) ?
Institute of Government Studies ?
Lawyers.com ?
Lower East Side Tenement Museum ?
Marshall Project ?
Minnesota Department of Administration ?
Mozilla Foundation ?
National Archives (UK) ?
National Public Radio (NPR) ?
National Review Editorial Board ?
New America Media ?
New York Times ?
NewspaperARCHIVE.com ?
Office of the Chief Actuary of the Social Security Administration (SSA) ?
Open Borders ?
Opinion Research Corporation ?
Oyez Project at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law ?
Pew Research Center ?
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) ?
Quinnipiac University Polling Institute ?
Rasmussen Reports ?
Reuters ?
Siskind Susser Bland LLC ?
Slate Magazine ?
Stillwell Center for Advanced Studies in Sci and Tech Policy (formerly the Center for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology) ?
Support for Teachers in Art (STArt) ?
ThinkProgress ?
University of California at Berkeley Library ?
Urban Institute ?
US Census Bureau ?
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) ?
US Coast Guard (USCG) ?
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ?
US Department of State ?
US Government Accountability Office (GAO) ?
US Holocaust Memorial Museum ?
US Immigration and Naturalization Service ?
US Immigration Support ?
US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ?
US Library of Congress (USLOC) ?
US National Parks Service ?
USA TODAY ?
Washington Post ?
White House Office of Strategic Initiatives & External Affairs ?