1. 2012

    Gingrich Denies Supporting Immigrants

    PELLA, IA - NOVEMBER 1:  Former Speaker of the House and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks during a forum on manufacturing November 1, 2011 at Vermeer Manufacturing in Pella, Iowa. Five of the Republican candidates, excluding Herman Cain and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romeny who declined to come, are slated to appear at the forum.   (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

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    After suffering days of criticism for calling for a “humane” immigration policy during the last Republican debate, Newt Gingrich once again stated his opposition to amnesty and said most illegal immigrants should leave the country and reapply for citizenship. "I am not for amnesty for anyone. I am not for a path to citizenship for anybody who got here illegally," Gingrich told a crowd of about 750 people on Friday. Instead, he said he's proposing a “certification of legality with no right to vote and no right to become an American citizen unless they go home" and reapply to become a citizen.

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