Are You Conservative or Liberal? – ISSUE NO. 6
“Support legal immigration at current numbers, but do not support illegal immigration. Government should enforce immigration laws. Oppose President Bush’s amnesty plan for illegal immigrants. Those who break the law by entering the U.S. illegally should not have the same rights as those who obey the law by entering legally.
If there were a decrease in cheap, illegal immigrant labor, employers would have to substitute higher-priced domestic employees, legal immigrants, or perhaps increase mechanization.”
“Support legal immigration and increasing the number of legal immigrants permitted to enter the U.S. each year. Support blanket amnesty for current illegal immigrants.
Believe that regardless of how they came to the U.S., illegal immigrants deserve:
– U.S. government financial aid for college tuition.
– visas for spouse/children to come to the U.S. Families shouldn’t be separated.
Illegal immigrants do the jobs that Americans do not want to do.”
Generally believe in personal responsibility, limited government, free markets, individual liberty, traditional American values and a strong national defense. Also believe the role of government should be to provide people the freedom necessary to pursue their own goals.
Conservative policies generally emphasize empowerment of the individual to solve problems.
Conservatives are often referred to as being on the RIGHT when put into a political spectrum.
Republicans are often viewed as more Conservative.
Generally believe in governmental action to achieve equal opportunity and equality for all, and that it is the duty of the government to reduce community issues and to protect civil liberties and individual and human rights. Also believe the role of the government should be to guarantee that no one is in need.
Liberal policies generally emphasize the need for the government to solve people’s problems.
Liberals are often referred to as being on the LEFT when put into a political spectrum.
Democrats are often viewed as more Liberal