Words: Biden feels it is impractical to deport 14 million illegal aliens. He supports a Border Patrol and a border fence, but primarily to curb drug traffic. He also supports “guest worker” visas, feels illegal immigrants should participate in Social Security, and advocates workplace enforcement.
Actions: Biden voted AGAINST limiting welfare for immigrants (1997), AGAINST visas for skilled workers (1998), FOR allowing for immigrant labor for farm work (1998), FOR giving “guest workers” a path to citizenship (2006), FOR allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security (2006), FOR establishing a “guest worker” program (2006), FOR building a fence along the Mexican border (2006), AGAINST making English the official language of the US government (2007), and FOR comprehensive immigration reform (2007). Americans for Better Immigration has given him a rating of 13%.