Skip to comments.Sarah Palin Is Pro Amnesty For Illegal Aliens - Univision Interview [Old news, 2008]
Posted on 08/09/2009 6:56:23 PM PDT by RebelYell1990
Sarah Palin finally came out and made her stance on illegal immigration clear. She is pro amnesty for illegal aliens. In an interview to Univision she stated unequivocally that she is for a pathway to citizenship. In the same interview she says she is against amnesty for illegal aliens. Have your cake and eat it to, I think that is called.
Back on the same day that John McCain chose Sarah Palin as his vice-presidential candidate I started investigating Palin's past on illegal immigration. I invited others to send in anything they found. There was nothing on the record. Many did write in and said that Laura Ingraham said that one time she was talking to Palin and she said she was against amnesty. That was the only statement anywhere that could be found.
Now we know that she is against amnesty, all the while she is for it with a "pathway to citizenship".
You see this is what is wrong with these people. They think they can be on both sides of the issue at once and that simply isn't possible. You are either against amnesty or you are not. If you are for a pathway to citizenship for those who have illegally entered our country then you are pro-amnesty as you have virtually absolved them of all of their illegality.
People have bashed me for questioning "the Palin". They wrote in to say that obviously she is against illegal immigration. This was all wishful thinking and like so many other issues that the politicians have avoided, until they take a clear stance don't assume anything (and even then, if they're only saying it look at their record).
Sarah Palin is in lock-step with John McCain when it comes to amnesty for illegal aliens. Her answers are almost indistinguishable from McCain's, Obama's or even the most pro-illegal alien congressman in the house, Luis Gutierrez, for that matter.
Read it and weep.
Univision: Governor, let me ask you about immigration. How many undocumented immigrants are there in Alaska? Sarah Palin: I don't know, I don't know. That's a good question.
Univision: As governor, how do you deal with them? Do you think they all should be deported? Sarah Palin: There is no way that in the US we would roundup every illegal immigrant - there are about 12 million of the illegal immigrants - not only economically is that just an impossibility but that's not a humane way anyway to deal with the issue that we face with illegal immigration.
Univision: Do you then favor an amnesty for the 12 or 13 million undocumented immigrants? Sarah Palin: No, I do not. I do not. Not total amnesty. You know, people have got to follow the rules. They've got to follow the bar, and we have got to make sure that there is equal opportunity and those who are here legally should be first in line for services being provided and those opportunities that this great country provides.
Univision: To clarify, so you support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants? Sarah Palin: I do because I understand why people would want to be in America. To seek the safety and prosperity, the opportunities, the health that is here. It is so important that yes, people follow the rules so that people can be treated equally and fairly in this country.
Univision: What is your strategy? How are you planning to win the latino vote? Sarah Palin: I will tell you, I wish that there were more hours in the day so that we can get out there and to more of the communities with such the strong Latino vote that is out there and really tell them that we desire to work for them. We are asking them to hire us and let us work for them.
Sickening we can't find a real leader in this country who cares about Americans first.
Any pro-amnesty republican is totally unacceptable.
Better than some loser third party candidate..
Now do y’all realize why I was hesitant to support her?
You’re right, she’s for a “pathway to citizenship” for illegals currently in the country, which is the nice way of saying “anmesty”.
Be prepared to have her worshipers blister you for pointing this out, however.
She is totally against AMNESTY for the illegals already here, too.
Fine them; deport them, and let them get in line as they are supposed to....THAT is the "path" she's talking about, I think.
from 2008 and I don’t take it seriously....
If true, this is very dissapointing.
Very very dissapointing.
I sick of compromises on core issues.
We need to spread the word on this site. I am concerned for America and support Conservatism and Constitutionalism in Government as the rest of us on this site do. And as Americans first and Conservatives second we must stand against any and all politicians who stand against the rule of law and nation sovereignty.
Not so fast.
She may have something there. There are ways to deal with illegals.
It’s still better then any Marxist could do.
Sarah, say it aint so!
There is already a pathway for citizenship. Get in line and follow the rules.
This was when she was McAmnesty’s running mate. It wouldn’t have gone over well to say otherwise.
Univision: To clarify, so you support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants?
Sarah Palin: I do because I understand why people would want to be in America. To seek the safety and prosperity, the opportunities, the health that is here. It is so important that yes, people follow the rules so that people can be treated equally and fairly in this country.
I don't consider myself a "worshiper" of her; just a Conservative who sees a legitimate conservative candidate, FAR from the RINO-types like Romney, McCain, Huckabee, etc., and FAR from the loonies like Ron Paul.
I would like to hear a coherent answer today.
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