Former Executive Director of the Midwest Council of La Raza at the University of Notre Dame
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
"Border security must fit within a process of comprehensive reform (i.e. interior and employer enforcement, legalization, and guest workers); enforcement only is insufficient...
The House should reshape its legislation to provide true immigration reform along the lines of bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform recommended by the Senate. It addresses border security and enforcement, a smart and efficient immigration system, earned legalization for undocumented immigrants who qualify and a guest-worker program to meet the economic needs of the U.S...
A path to legal status for the current undocumented population is integral to enhance national security."
"The Reid-Kennedy Bill: The Effect on American Workers' Wages and Employment Opportunities," Prepared Statement to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Hearing on Immigration, Aug. 29, 2006