* The greatness of America is based on the American dream-- liberty and opportunity, a dream that is made possible by the laws of the land. Condoning illegal immigration through amnesty or allowing it through passive enforcement destroys the very values that attract immigrants to our nation.
* Fixing illegal immigration starts by securing our borders and strengthening existing penalties for people entering the country illegally. The federal government must remove incentives for illegal immigrants and strengthen penalties for employers who hire them.
* While immigration is a best treated as a federal issue, Daniel Webster supports the right of states like Arizona to enact such laws as necessary to protect their state.