New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said on Tuesday the idea of granting undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship — one he supported in 2010 — "is garbage."
Instead, the 2016 candidate said at a campaign stop in New Hampshire, cracking down on businesses that hire immigrants who are here illegally is the best way to solve the problem.
"I met lots of undocumented folks in my state over the course of my time as governor, I can tell you not one of them has ever said to me that they had come here to vote. This path to citizenship stuff is garbage," Christie said. "That's not why they're coming. They're coming to work and support their family."
He went on to outline his plan to use E-Verify and fines to discourage businesses from hiring undocumented immigrants.
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