Dr. Cassidy strongly opposes amnesty as well as opposing any comprehensive approach to immigration reform. Massive, "comprehensive"-style lawmaking  is what gave the American people Obamacare - we should learn from past mistakes. 
 
In fact, Dr. Cassidy challenged House leadership's immigration plans and instead advocated for a step-by-step approach that begins with securing the border. If we do not secure our border, any immigration reform will be meaningless. 
 
NumbersUSA, a group that seeks to educate Americans on immigration, gave Dr. Cassidy the highest grade of any member of the Louisiana House delegation
 
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Bill Cassidy Opposes Senate Amnesty Bill 
By Bruce Alpert
June 17, 2013
 

WASHINGTON - Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, is offering his verdict on the immigration overhaul legislation now before the Senate. He's against it, at least as currently written.

"There must be a solution to illegal immigration," Cassidy, a 2014 Senate candidate said Monday in a statement. "The solution must begin with securing borders. As now written, the Senate bill does not secure the border and effectively creates a pathway to amnesty. With this in mind, I cannot support the Senate bill in its current form. I anticipate the House putting forward a workable alternative."

Cassidy's statement follows release of polls by two polling groups, one Republican and one Democrat, reporting that the immigration bill, drafted by eight senators - four Democrats and four Republicans - has strong support in 29 states surveyed, including Louisiana. The polls were sponsored by a pro-immigration reform group.

Public Policy Polling, the Democratic group, did the Louisiana poll and found that 43 percent strongly support the legislation, 27 percent somewhat support, while 20 percent oppose. But the question that generated those results, in the view of some of the bill's opponents, is not fairly worded. It says the legislation would secure our borders, and critics, including Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and now Cassidy, question whether the bill would achieve that.

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