Travis Childers, MS

Name: Travis Childers
District: Senate-MS
Party: Democratic

1. There are approximately 12 million illegal aliens currently residing in the United States, many taking jobs from unemployed Americans. Will you oppose or support legislation that would grant any form of work authorization to illegal aliens?

A: Oppose - People that have broken the law should not be granted amnesty or be allowed to take jobs away from law abiding Mississippians.

2. Each year the United States gives legal permanent residency (green cards) to another 1 million immigrants who often fill jobs at lower wages. Will you oppose or support legislation that would increase the overall number of immigrants (legal permanent residents/green card holders) admitted each year to the U.S.?

A: Oppose - Mississippi continually has the one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation Рwe should not increase the number of immigrants until there are enough jobs for Mississippians and the many unemployed people across the nation.

3. Despite growing welfare rolls and chronic youth joblessness, the United States admits over 700,000 guest workers annually to work in numerous professions. Will you oppose or support legislation that would increase the overall number of guest workers admitted each year to the U.S.?

A: Oppose - Mississippi continually has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation Рwe should not allow additional guest workers to be admitted until there are enough jobs for Mississippians.

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