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CONFIDENTIAL DRAFT FOR REVIEW09/07/08

IMMIGRATION PROMISES AND PROPOSALS


INTERSECTIONS:
Military, LGBT, Education, Healthcare/AIDS, Courts, Agriculture
POLICY PRIORITY:
When I'm president, I will put comprehensive immigration reform back on the nation's agenda
during my first year in office.1a
CORE GOALS
Preserve the integrity of our borders to reduce illegal immigration.2
Improve immigration system3
Remove incentives to enter the country illegally.4
Bring people out of the shadows.5
Work with Mexico.6
SELECTED CONTENTS
1. CREATE SECURE BORDERSPG. 2
Includes: Sensor technology; Additional personnel; Fencing
2. IMPROVE IMMIGRATION SYSTEMPG. 3-4
Includes: Comprehensive reform, Legal protections; Decrease bureaucracy;
H1-B visa program
3. REMOVE INCENTIVE TO ENTER ILLEGALLYPG. 4
Employer sanctions; Employment eligibility verification; Worker protections
4. BRING PEOPLE OUT OF SHADOWPG. 5
Includes: Legalization requirement; Integration
5. DEVELOP RELATIONSHIP WITH MEXICOPG.5
Includes: Economic development
6. ADDITIONAL ISSUESPG. 5-9
Includes: Guestworker programs; Education; Military; English-only
requirements; Curbing anti-immigrant sentiment; LGBT; Healthcare; Social
services; Courts; State and local immigration policies; Agriculture; Refugees
7. LEGISLATIVE RECORDPG. 9
8. SOURCES REVIEWEDPG. 10-11
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See also: Comprehensive list of immigration reform commitment statements.


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1. CREATE SECURE BORDERS


ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL
Supports additional personnel, infrastructure, and technology on the border and at
our ports of entry.7
Believes we need additional Customs and Border Protection agents with better
technology and real-time intelligence.8
Make smart choices about where we deploy resources on the Southern and
Northern borders.9
SENSOR TECHNOLOGY
Believes sensor technology and additional personnel should be used as a first
option.10
FENCING
Securing our borders will not solve the illegal immigration problem in isolation,
but combined with an earned path to citizenship for the undocumented and new
legal alternatives to unauthorized entry, some additional fencing could help get
the border under control.11
Believes that physical fencing alone is not a solution to our immigration crisis nor
should it be the Secretary of Homeland Securitys first recourse.12
Supports physical fencing along border under very specific circumstances, where
it makes sense as a matter of security and to act as a deterrent to unsafe
undocumented entry.13
Additional fencing on the border is not a comprehensive solution, but it
sometimes helps deter people from taking the risk of entering illegally.14
Believes fencing should be built where necessary and agreed to in coordination
with local governments, Indian tribes and done in an environmentally sensitive
manner.15
Will work with local officials on the border and in consultation with border
communities to make sure that any additional fencing is not economically or
environmentally destructive.16
The Secure Fence Actb sent the message that Mexico is not our friend and that
immigration can be solved through enforcement alone both points with which I
strongly disagree. But I believe restoring order in the border region is necessary to
winning the American peoples support for full reform. It must be done as one
package, but getting the border under control will have to be part of a
comprehensive solution for both practical and political reasons. I can commit to
you that I will support additional fencing only where it can help discourage illegal
entry and dangerous crossings over dessert terrain.17

Senator Obama voted for the Secure Fence Act of 2006. (OFA, Response to Immigration Blog
(09/21/07)
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2. IMPROVE

IMMIGRATION SYSTEM

COMPREHENSIVE REFORM
Proposes comprehensive immigration reform crafted in cooperation with
Congressional leadership.18
o Will include enhanced border security, strengthened employer sanctions
for those who hire workers here illegally, a new mandatory electronic
system for employers to check the legal status of workers, streamlined
visas to allow families to reunite, a program to allow employers to access
more legal workers, and a requirement that those here illegally become
legal, learn English, pay a fine, pay back taxes, and go to the back of the
line for citizenship.19
Supports a comprehensive immigration plan that includes a more humane,
consistent, legal immigration process, and tougher border enforcement.20
Supports changes to our Nations immigration policy to that it is more humane
and more respectful of workers. 21
LEGAL PROTECTIONS
Immigrant workers should have legal protections to avoid abuse and downward
pressure on American wages and working conditions.22
DECREASE BUREAUCRACY
Believes we must fix the dysfunctional immigration bureaucracy to balance the
needs of American workers and the U.S. economy, and increase the number of
legal immigrants to keep families together and meet the demand for jobs that
employers cannot fill. 23
Address backlog of the legal immigration system.24
H1-B VISA PROGRAM
Supports the H1-B visa program as a way to fill the need for skilled workers,
when American employees are not available.25
Believes H1-B I not an effective long-term strategy to deal with our worker
shortage.26
Would examine our ability to replace a stopgap increase in the number of H1B
visas with an increase in the number of permanent visas we issue to foreign
skilled workers.27
Supports improvement in our visa programs, including our legal permanent
resident visa programs and temporary programs including the H-1B program, to
attract some of the worlds most talented people to America.28
Recognizes that there are loopholes in our legislation that allow this program to
be abused, and as president, would work to close those loopholes and reform the
program to reduce exploitation of workers.29
Would empower the Department of Labor to crack down on employers who abuse
H1-B workers.30
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Would like to see immigrant workers less dependent on their employers for their
right to stay in the country 31
Supports a temporary increase in the H-1B visa program as a stopgap measure.32
Would allow immigrants who earn their degrees in the U.S. to stay, work, and
become Americans over time.33
We need to train Americans and encourage them to go into the science and math
fields that H1-B visa holders pursue.34
Utilizing the DREAM Act to replace the need for H1-B visas.35

3. REMOVE INCENTIVES TO ENTER ILLEGALLY


EMPLOYER SANCTIONS
Remove incentives to unauthorized entry into the country by cracking down on
employers who hire undocumented immigrants.36
We have to crack down on those employers, although we also have to make sure
that we do it in a way that doesn't lead to people with Spanish surnames being
discriminated against, so there's got to be a safeguard there.37
EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION
Championed a proposal with Senators Charles Grassley (R-IA), Ted Kennedy (DMA), and Max Baucus (D-MT) to create a new employment eligibility
verification system so employers could verify that their employees are legally
eligible to work in the U.S., making the system fair to legal workers and tougher
on employers.38
Endorses a simple, but mandatory electronic system that enables employers to
verify the legal status of the people they hire39
In order to stem the demand for illegal workers, we need a mandatory
employment verification system that is actually mandatory. It needs to allow
employers to check with the Department of Homeland Security to see that their
employees are legally eligible to work in the United States.40
I think that if they are illegal, then they should not be able to work in this country.
That is part of the principle of comprehensive reform, that we're going to crack
down on employers who are hiring them and taking advantage of them. But I also
want to give them a pathway, so that they can earn citizenship, earn a legal status,
start learning English, pay a significant fine, go to the back of the line. But they
can then stay here and they can have the ability to enforce a minimum wage that
they're paid, make sure the worker safety laws are available, make sure that they
can join a union.41c
WORKER PROTECTIONS

In response to a question posed during the Austin, Texas Debate: What about January 2009,
still millions of illegals? Would you let them work? Would you encourage them to work? Would
you give them rights as they work?
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4. BRING

Supports the enforcement of worker protection laws for all workersregardless


of immigration status.42
PEOPLE OUT OF SHADOWS

LEGALIZATION REQUIREMENT
Supports a system that allows undocumented immigrants who are in good
standing to pay a fine, learn English, not violate the law, and go to the back of the
line for the opportunity to become citizens.43
INTEGRATION
Fully supports efforts to better integrate immigrants into the larger community.44
Acknowledges immigration is going to change American culture.45d
5. DEVELOP RELATIONSHIP

WITH

MEXICO

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Believes we need to do more to promote economic development in Mexico to
decrease the pressure to immigrate.46
Increase U.S. assistance to Mexico and making it easier and cheaper for private
capital to flow into Mexico. 47
Improve our relationship with Mexico and work with the Mexican government so
that their economy is producing jobs on that side of the border.48
Making sure that we are investing in our relationship with Mexico so that people
in Mexico feel as if they can raise a family and have a good life on the other side
of the border is going to be critical.49
6. ADDITIONAL ISSUES
GUESTWORKER PROGRAMS
Supports a new guestworker program in the spirit of compromise only if it
includes worker protections and does not exclude people from ever becoming
Americans.50
Propose a different kind of guest worker program that would meet employer
needs but give workers an opportunity to stay in the US if that is what they wish
to do and can prove that they would make a contribution to our country.51
Ensure that guestworkers could join unions so that they would not be pitted
against American workers and drive down working conditions.52
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Full context: During the Austin, Texas Debate, moderator Inskeep asked Anybody here
willing to say directly that immigration, because of the millions and millions of people involved,
is going to change American culture as it is in the past; America's not going to be the same kind
of place it is now. Senator Obama responded, Of course it will. Of course it will. Look, a
Pew study just came out that shows the next generation, children of Spanish speakers, learn
English. You know, they're going to do the same thing that every generation did, so we shouldn't
worry about this.
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Cap program at no more than 200,000.53


Workers should only be hired if there is no American willing to do the job at a fair
wage.54
Force employers to offer the job to Americans first at a fair wage55
Differed with Senator Clinton on an immigration vote-- the question was whether
guest workers could come here, work for two years, go back for a year, and then
come back and work for another two years, which meant essentially that you were
going to have illegal immigrants for a year, because they wouldn't go back, and I
thought it was bad policy.56

EDUCATION
Early education:
Provide early childhood education for English language learners.57
Higher Education:
In favor letting the children of undocumented residents receive protective
legal status to pursue higher education.58
Believes immigrant children should be given the chance to attend
college.59
o Helped pass the Illinois state version of the DREAM Act and
worked with Senator Durbin to move the federal version of the
bill through the Senate60
Supports enactment of the DREAM Act. 61
Bilingual education:
Supports transitional bilingual education.62
I also want to make sure that English-speaking children are getting foreign
languages because this world is becoming more interdependent and part of
the process of America's continued leadership in the world is going to be
our capacity to communicate across boundaries, across borders, and that's
something frankly where we've fallen behind.63
Foreign languages is one of those areas that I think has been neglected. I
want to put more resources into it.64
MILITARY
Believes that legal immigrants who have fought for the U.S. overseas should have
expedited procedures towards citizenship.65
In favor letting the children of undocumented residents receive protective legal
status to serve in the military.66
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
I think it is important that everyone learns English and that we have that process
of binding ourselves together as a country.67

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Will not remove Spanish language assistance from U.S. government offices
phone services68e

CURBING ANTI-IMMIGRANT SENTIMENT


It is absolutely critical that we tone down the rhetoric when it comes to the
immigration debate, because there has been an undertone that has been ugly.69
Ensure that all workers have healthcare, an increase in minimum wage, work
protections and safeties, invest in infrastructure then U.S. workers more likely to
obsess about immigration, therefore easier to pass comprehensive immigration
reform.70
I think that the American people want fairness, want justice. I think they
recognize that the idea that you're going to deport 12 million people is ridiculous,
that we're not going to be devoting all our law enforcement resource to sending
people back.71
LGBT
Believes that homosexual couples should have the same legal rights as married
couples and that our immigration laws should unite families72
Supports the Uniting American Families Act73
Believes that changes need to be made to improve the Uniting American Families
Act so as to clarify the "permanent partner" standard that will be applied to samesex couples -- both to ensure fully equal treatment and to minimize the potential
for fraud and abuse of the immigration system. Strongly supports equal treatment
for LGBT bi-national couples under our immigration laws.74
Would sponsor legislation that accomplishes equal rights, equal obligations, and
equal standards.75
HEALTHCARE
Supports providing legal immigrant women and children with health care
coverage.76
Supports a health plan that covers American-born children with undocumented
parents.77
Health care plan does not cover illegal immigrants in this country. Well, because
I think we've got limited resources. And it is important for us that, when we've got
millions of U.S. citizens that aren't yet covered, it's important for us to make sure
that they are provided coverage. I do think that we have an obligation to make
sure that children are covered.78
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Full context: During the Austin, Texas Debate, a caller asked, "Suddenly we're asked what
language we speak in our own country. Will you remove the question about what language we
speak when we call any U.S. government office?" Senator Obama responded, No. Because
there are Spanish-speaking U.S. citizens who may not speak English well, and if they're seeking
help, for example, on some vital health care question, or a senior citizen who emigrated here a
long time ago and they're trying to get their Social Security check, I don't want them to not be
able to get those services.
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HIV/AIDS:
Supports the repeal of the ban against people living with HIV entering the
United States as travelers or immigrants, and which bars those in the U.S.
from legalizing their immigration status.79
SOCIAL SERVICES
Supports the expansion of food stamp eligibility to legal immigrants who have
been in the country for less than five years.80
Supports Supplemental Security Income eligibility for elderly or disabled
refugees and asylees. 81
o Cosponsor of S. 821, which expands SSI eligibility for refugees,
asylees and other humanitarian immigrants.82
COURTS
Will fight to improve the quality of the decisions of the immigration courts and
the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).83
STATE AND LOCAL IMMIGRATION POLICIES
Believes that managing immigration is a federal responsibility.84
We're not going to deputize a whole bunch of American citizens to start grabbing
people or turning them in, the in part because the ordinary American citizen
may not know whether or not this person is illegal or not.85
We should be holding employers accountable, because they have a mechanism
whereby they can actually enforce. But you know, the notion that we're going to
criminalize priests, for example, or doctors who are providing services to
individuals and throw them in jail for doing what their calling asks them to do,
which is to provide help and service to people in need, I think that is a mistake.86
DRIVERS LICENSE LAWS:
Supports the notion that we have to deal with public safety and that drivers
licenses at the state level can make that happen.87
Voted to require that illegal aliens get trained, get a license, get insurance
to protect public safety as an Illinois state senator.88
Taking away a drivers license isnt going to make people go away, its just
going to drive them further underground and make our roads less safe.89
Thinks Governor Spitzers plan to give illegal immigrants drivers licenses
is the right idea because there is a public safety concern. We can make
sure that drivers who are illegal come out of the shadows, that they can be
tracked, that they are properly trained, and that will make our roads safer.
That doesn't negate the need for us to reform illegal immigration.90
AGRICULTURE
Supports and cosponsored the bi-partisan, bi-cameral AgJOBS legislation to

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promote immigration reform and stability in the Agriculture Industry.91
REFUGEES
Would dramatically increase investment in refugee assistance for
humanitarian crisis in Iraq92
Proposes increasing our humanitarian assistance for Iraqs
internally displaced peoples and refugees from $183 million to $2
billion.93
Does not think the wet-foot/dry-foot policy should be reverted
back to the original policy of accepting Cuban refugees into the
United States for processing regardless of whether they reach
dry land or are intercepted at sea.94
7. LEGISLATIVE RECORD

IntroducedtheCitizenshipPromotionAct(S 795) toensurethatimmigration


applicationfeesarebothreasonableandfair;billreverseslargefeeincreasesfor
legalimmigrantsseekingcitizenshipandprovidesgrantstostatestohelpeducate
andpromotecitizenship.95
o Citizenship Promotion Act of 2007 passedtheSenatetoimprove
thespeedandaccuracyofFBIbackgroundchecks.96
o CitizenshipPromotionActof2007authorizednewfundsfor
communitybasedorganizationstoprovideEnglishandcivics
trainingforimmigrants.97
Introduced amendments to put greater emphasis on keeping immigrant families
together and to revisit a controversial new point system.98
Helped draft Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006 99
The bill would provide more funds and technology for border security and
prevent employers from skirting our laws by hiring illegal immigrants.
The bill also would provide immigrants who are now contributing,
responsible members of society an opportunity to remain in the country and
earn citizenship. But to qualify they would first have to pay a substantial
fine and back taxes, learn English, satisfy a work requirement, and pass a
criminal background check.f
Helped write amendments to the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of
2006 that would:100
o Strengthen the requirement that a job be offered at a prevailing wage to
American workers before it is offered to a guestworker.

This response differs slightly in eligibility requirements to previous answers submitted


regarding the path to citizenship under the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006.
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o Make it simple, but mandatory, for employers to verify that their
employees are legally eligible to work in the United States.
o Authorize $3 million a year for the FBI to improve the speed and accuracy
of the background checks required for immigrants seeking to become
citizens.

Cosponsored an amendmentg with Senator Menendez to remove arbitrary


minimum threshold of points based on education and skills and increase the points
for family ties.101

8. SOURCES REVIEWED (NOT ALL CITED)


Fact Sheets:
OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Comprehensive Immigration Reform
OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Connecting And Empowering All Americans Through
Technology and Innovation
OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: A Leader for the Business Community
Debates:
09/09/07 Coral Gables, Florida Debate Transcript
11/15/07 Las Vegas, Nevada Debate Transcript
12/4/07 Des Moines, Iowa Debate Transcript
01/21/08 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Debate Transcript
02/21/08 Austin, Texas Debate Transcript
02/26/08 Cleveland, Ohio Debate Transcript
Campaign Speeches:
Senator Barack Obama, National Council of La Raza Annual Conference, 07/22/07
Senator Barack Obama, National Association of Latino Elected Officials Conference, 06/28/08
Senate Press Releases
Statement on the Senates Failure to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform, 06/28/07
Statement on the Senates Failure to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform, 06/7/07
Comprehensive Immigration Reform Should be Tough, Respect Nations Values, 05/23/07
Statement on Immigration Reform Developments, 05/17/07
Obama, Gutierrez, Schakowsky Bill Would Send Immigration Fee Hikes Back To Drawing
Board, 03/7/07
Statement on President's Speech About Immigration Reform, 08/3/06
Statement on Senate Passage of Immigration Reform Bill, 05/25/06
Statement on President Bush's Speech on Immigration Reform, 05/15/06
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S.Amend.1194 to S.1348 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007


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Senate Speeches:
Obama Initiative Would Revisit Radical Changes to Immigration System in Five Years, 06/06/07
Floor Statement by Senator Barack Obama Employment Verification Amendment for the
Immigration Bill, 05/23/06
Floor Statement of Senator Barack Obama on Immigration Reform, 04/03/06
Response to Questionnaires:
OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
OFA, Response to Hall Institute Candidate Survey (09/01/07)
OFA, Response to Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (08/02/07)
OFA, Response to AFL-CIO Presidential Candidates Questionnaire
OFA, Response to Asian American Action Fund Statement
OFA, Response to Barron's Survey
OFA, Response to International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Questionnaire
OFA, Response to National Journal: Tech Questions (07/26/07)
OFA, Response to Human Rights Campaign Questionnaire (06/01/07)
OFA, Response to ILWU Presidential Questionnaire (12/05/07)
OFA, Response to League of Women Voters Voter Guide (12/14/07)
OFA, Response to National Journal Immigration (06/12/08)
OFA, Response to Washington Post Choose Your Candidate Survey (09/02/07)
OFA, Response to Hispanic Trending (04/10/08)
OFA, Response to PA Latino Press (04/16/08)
OFA, Response to San Antonio Express (02/20/08)
OFA, Response to Siempre Mujer (04/17/08)
OFA, Response to NextGenPolitics Questions for ABC (12/01/07)
OFA, Response to LULAC Questionnaire (05/07/08)
OFA, Response to AFGE (10/11/07)
OFA, Response to AIDSVote (11/01/07)
OFA, Response to American Jewish Committee (02/03/08)
OFA, Response to American Medical Association (03/15/08)
OFA, Response to California Teachers (12/03/07)
OFA, Response to Change to Win (09/21/07)
OFA, Response to Chicago Sun Times (01/19/07)
OFA, Response to Citizens for Global Solutions Questionnaire (10/06/07)
OFA, Response to Cuban American Natl Foundation Questionnaire (01/16/07)
OFA, Response to Dem Club Westside Progressives (11/08/07)
OFA, Response to Drake Law School Hunger (10/25/07)
OFA, Response to Granite State Organizing Project 090307
OFA, Response to Heartland Forum (12/01/07)
OFA, Response to Houston GLBT Political Caucus (02/25/08)
OFA, Response to Immigration Blog (09/21/07)
OFA, Response to Intl Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers AFL-CIO & CLC
(08/22/07)
OFA, Response to It's About Our Children (09/14/07)
OFA, Response to Jewish Funds for Justice (07/25/07)
OFA, Response to LatinaPac (10/25/07)

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OFA, Response to Midwest Democracy Network (11/15/07)
OFA, Response to NAACP Civil Rights Questionnaire (01/11/08)
OFA, Response to NH Coalition Against Domestic Violence (09/14/07)
OFA, Response to OCFT Presidential Survey (02/27/08)
OFA, Response to Price Waterhouse Health Care Survey (10/06/07)
OFA, Response to Shriver Center Candidates Survey (08/02/07)
OFA, Response to Simmons-Chopra-Chavis Questionnaire (02/01/08)
OFA, Response to StarPac Questionnaire (09/14/07)
OFA, Response to Texas Fair Trade Coalition Survey (03/02/08)
OFA, Response to United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Questionnaire
(09/21/07)
OFA, Response to Your Candidates Your Health Survey (11/26/07)
OFA, Response to San Antonio Express Questions (02/20/08)
OFA, Response to TechCrunch Questions (11/20/07)

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OFA, Response to LULAC Questionnaire (05/07/08)


OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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OFA, Response to NextGenPolitics Questions for ABC (12/01/07)
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OFA, Response to San Antonio Express Questions (02/20/08)
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OFA, Response to San Antonio Express Questions (02/20/08)
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
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OFA, Response to Immigration Blog (09/21/07)
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
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OFA, Response to San Antonio Express Questions (02/20/08)
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OFA, Response to Immigration Blog (09/21/07)
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OFA, Response to National Journal Immigration (06/12/08)
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OFA, Response to National Journal Immigration (06/12/08)
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OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
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OFA, Response to NAACP Civil Rights Questionnaire (01/11/08)
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OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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09/09/07 Coral Gables, Florida Debate Transcript
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OFA, Response to Intl Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers AFL-CIO & CLC
(08/22/07)
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OFA, Response to Intl Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers AFL-CIO & CLC
(08/22/07)
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OFA, Response to TechCrunch Questions (11/20/07)
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Connecting And Empowering All Americans Through
Technology and Innovation
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OFA, Response to Intl Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers AFL-CIO & CLC
(08/22/07)
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OFA, Response to Intl Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers AFL-CIO & CLC
(08/22/07)
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OFA, Response to National Journal: Tech Questions (07/26/07)
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OFA, Response to TechCrunch Questions (11/20/07)
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Connecting And Empowering All Americans Through
Technology and Innovation
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OFA, Response to Intl Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers AFL-CIO & CLC
(08/22/07)
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Senator Barack Obama, National Council of La Raza Annual Conference, 07/22/07
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
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02/21/08 Austin, Texas Debate Transcript
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OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
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OFA, Response to Washington Post Choose Your Candidate Survey (09/02/07)
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Senate Press Release: Obama: Comprehensive Immigration Reform Should be Tough, Respect
Nations Values, May 23, 2007
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12/4/07 Des Moines, Iowa Debate Transcript
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OFA, Response to United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Questionnaire
(09/21/07)
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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OFA, Response to Immigration Blog (09/21/07)


12/4/07 Des Moines, Iowa Debate Transcript
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
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02/21/08 Austin, Texas Debate Transcript
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09/09/07 Coral Gables, Florida Debate Transcript
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OFA, Response to LULAC Questionnaire (05/07/08)
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OFA, Response to United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Questionnaire
(09/21/07)
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OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
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OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
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OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
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OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
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02/26/08 Cleveland, Ohio Debate Transcript
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Senator Barack Obama, National Council of La Raza Annual Conference, 07/22/07
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OFA, Response to LULAC Questionnaire (05/07/08)
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OFA, Response to Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (08/02/07)
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OFA, Response to Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (08/02/07)
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OFA, Response to Hispanic Trending (04/10/08)
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OFA, Response to Immigration Blog (09/21/07)
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02/21/08 Austin, Texas Debate Transcript
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02/21/08 Austin, Texas Debate Transcript
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OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
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OFA, Response to LULAC Questionnaire (05/07/08)
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02/21/08 Austin, Texas Debate Transcript
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12/4/07 Des Moines, Iowa Debate Transcript
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02/21/08 Austin, Texas Debate Transcript
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Senator Barack Obama, National Council of La Raza Annual Conference, 07/22/07; 09/09/07
Coral Gables, Florida Debate Transcript
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02/21/08 Austin, Texas Debate Transcript
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OFA, Response to Human Rights Campaign Questionnaire (06/01/07)
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OFA, Response to Houston GLBT Political Caucus (02/25/08)
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OFA, Response to Houston GLBT Political Caucus (02/25/08)
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OFA, Response to Houston GLBT Political Caucus (02/25/08)
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OFA, Response to It's About Our Children (09/14/07)
77
OFA, Response to Price Waterhouse Health Care Survey (10/06/07)
78
01/21/08 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Debate Transcript
79
OFA, Response to AIDSVote (11/01/07)
80
OFA, Response to Drake Law School Hunger (10/25/07)
81
OFA, Response to Shriver Center Candidates Survey (08/02/07)
82
OFA, Response to Shriver Center Candidates Survey (08/02/07)
83
OFA, Response to Immigration Blog (09/21/07)
84
OFA, Response to Immigration Blog (09/21/07)
85
12/4/07 Des Moines, Iowa Debate Transcript
86
12/4/07 Des Moines, Iowa Debate Transcript
87
11/15/07 Las Vegas, Nevada Debate Transcript
88
11/15/07 Las Vegas, Nevada Debate Transcript
89
OFA, Response to LatinaPac (10/25/07)
90
10/30/07 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Debate Transcript
91
OFA, Response to United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Questionnaire
(09/21/07)
92
OFA, Response to Citizens for Global Solutions Questionnaire (10/06/07)
45

93

OFA, Response to StarPac Questionnaire (09/14/07)


OFA, Response to Cuban American Natl Foundation Questionnaire (01/16/07)
95
OFA, Response to AFSCME Candidate Questionnaire (06/05/07)
96
OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
97
OFA, Response to San Antonio Express Questions (02/20/08)
98
OFA, Fact Sheet: Barack Obama: Border Security
99
OFA, Response to Barron's Survey
100
OFA, Response to Barron's Survey
101
OFA, Response to Immigration Blog (09/21/07)
94