Resolutions › Resolution 6: Illegal Foreign Nationals Resolution
WHEREAS: The South Dakota Republican Party welcomes and applauds those immigrants who have entered the United States through the proper legal process; and
WHEREAS: The United States government is not fully controlling the border, nor properly enforcing existing immigration laws; and
WHEREAS: Undocumented foreign nationals take jobs from South Dakota residents and United States citizens; and
WHEREAS: Much of the salaries paid to undocumented foreign nationals is unreported and sent out of South Dakota and the United States; and
WHEREAS: Undocumented foreign nationals financially burden our healthcare, education and welfare system; and
WHEREAS: South Dakota residents and United States citizens continue to be victims of criminal acts perpetrated by undocumented foreign nationals, thus creating a public safety issue, burdening our judicial system and burdening our prison system.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: While the South Dakota Republican Party supports legal immigration to this country and further supports the rights of legal immigrants to live and work in this country; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: The South Dakota Republican Party supports the full enforcement of existing immigration laws and regulations to prevent the entry of undocumented foreign nationals.