Illegal immigration creates problems and additional costs for our schools, health care system, and courts. Illegals take American jobs and are a national security risk. While legal immigrants are spending time and money to become U.S. citizens, illegal immigrants are creating a major financial drain and safety concerns in areas of our District.
Stephanie Bell supports securing our borders. She opposes "birthright citizenship" for the children of illegals, bilingual/multilingual ballots, and any plan to directly or indirectly grant amnesty to illegal immigrants. She supports increased penalties for those caught hiring and/or smuggling illegal aliens into the U.S. We must provide adequate resources to the Border Patrol and use the funds Congress has already set aside to build 700 new miles of fence on our southern border. We must deport felony-convicted illegals and enforce current immigration laws.