Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
"I urge Congress to allow families to remain together in the United States while immigration applications are pending, rather than force them to return to their home country, and to permit qualified long-term migrants who have lived in the United States since 1986 to become lawful permanent residents [legalization] and retain their substantial tie to this country."
"Al Gore on Our Issues," AsianWeek.com, Oct. 26, 2000
Experts Individuals with advanced degrees in fields relevant to immigration. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to immigration.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, 2007
Recipient of the Webby Awards for Lifetime Achievement for Three Decades of Contributions to the Internet, honored by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, 2005
Co-founder of INdTV Holdings, subsidiary of NewsWorld International Channel, 2004
Founder and Chair of Generation Investment Management, 2004
Senior Advisor to Google Inc., 2003
Member of the board of directors of Apple Inc., 2003
Vice Chairman of Metropolitan West Financial LLC, 2001
Visiting Professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, Middle Tennessee State University, University of California, Los Angeles, and Fisk University, 2000
45th Vice President of the United States, 1992-2000
Democratic candidate for President of the United States, 2000
U.S. Senate (D-TN), 1984-1992
U.S. House of Representatives (D-TN) 6th District, 1982-1984
U.S. House of Representatives (D-TN) 4th District, 1976-1982
US Army. Served in Vietnam, 1969-1971
Attended Vanderbilt Law School, 1974-1976
Attended Vanderbilt University Divinity School, 1971-1972