Beto O’Rourke

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In terms of immigration, we're seeing a lot of Democrats and Republicans use the really elastic term, 'Comprehensive Immigration Reform', and they don't totally understand what that means. For us in El Paso, it's part of a larger discussion about the nature of the border.

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I can think of nothing more American than to peacefully stand up or take a knee for your rights — anytime, anywhere, anyplace.

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That's the primary mission of ours: to protect the border, enhance the border, and capitalize on what the border has to offer. It's the source of jobs, source of positive immigration stories.

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Part of the job for me and others from El Paso who live along the border is to dispel the myths about how supposedly dangerous the border is.

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In the age of Trump, we need to be aware of emotional rhetoric and its power regardless of whether or not it's based in fact.

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I have to convince other Democrats and Republicans that it's wise to invest in the U.S.-Mexico border, not just for security, but also for mobility and trade, and that's why we should open up the border.

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I'm for the DREAM Act. It makes so much sense. Following the implementation of the DREAM Act, we'll have a case study we can point to where we can say that we provided a path to citizenship or legal involvement in the community for these young immigrants, and the sky didn't fall.

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