Candidates for governor, Vincent Sheheen and Nikki Haley are swapping soundbites this week on the issue of illegal immigration. Haley issued a challenge to the her Democratic opponent to agree that an Arizona-like law is needed for South Carolina.
Sheheen’s answer: AUDIO: Haley should run for governor of the U.S. (:28)
Haley’s response: AUDIO: Haley says the issue directly affects SC (:28)
Haley wants a more stringent law in South Carolina and says Sheheen has not done enough in the Senate to address the problem. AUDIO
Sheheen says he has been active in immigration reform. AUDIO
South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster–who is actively campaigning for Haley–filed a federal brief in support of Arizona’s stance on illegal residents.
Haley says the problem affects South Carolina’s jobs and economy: AUDIO
Sheheen says the state already has a law that is not being enforced to the fullest extent and that the debate should focus on other things: AUDIO