* About 11 million illegal immigrants live in the United States * 55% of all illegal aliens come from Mexico
* 40% of all illegal aliens live in California
* The illegal immigrant population is growing by approximately 275,000 people every year * More visas for skilled engineers but not illegal aliens Michele Bachmann agrees that we should give visas to workers to work overseas, but she doesn’t think they should be giving them to illegal immigrants: “We do want to have people like chemists and engineers, and people who are highly skilled. If we can utilize these workers, we need to offer visas. But I don’t think we should make 11 million workers who are here illegally legal.”- 11/22/11 * We should build a fence on every inch of the southern border Bachmann wants to add more police force at the borders, and she wants to build a fence to protect our country. “As President, I would do what my job demanded of me. I would build a fence on America’s southern border on every mile, yard, foot, and inch.” – 9/22/11 * It is not the American way to give immigrants rights
Michele believes that it is not right to take taxpayers’ money and spend it on illegal aliens. Instead, she thinks that immigrants that come into this country should have a bit of money and a few sponsors to have a safety net in anything happens. “I think that the American way is not to give taxpayer subsidized benefits to people who have broken our laws or who are here in the US illegally. What works is to have people with sponsors come into the US so if anything happens to them, they don’t have to fall on the taxpayers to take care of them.– 9/7/11 * Our...