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House Supplemental Bills: An Affront to our Nation’s Values

Press Releases

August 01, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on a package of bills to respond to the situation on the border. The bills would weaken protections for children...

House Fails to Find Votes for Immigration Bill

Press Releases

July 31, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House leaders indicated earlier this afternoon that they would not hold planned votes on two bills: one to address the humanitarian situation on the Southwest border by...

House Votes Steer Debate in Wrong Direction

Press Releases

July 31, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This morning, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on H.R. 5230, a bill that fails to offer a meaningful solution to the humanitarian situation on the Southwest...

Statement for the Record – Tackling the root causes driving apprehensions at the Southern Border

Policy Updates/Blog

July 30, 2014

The U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs recently held a hearing call “Challenges at the Border: Examining and Addressing the Root Causes Behind the Rise in...

Border Mayors in Texas Speak about Migrant Children

Press Releases

July 30, 2014

Brownsville, McAllen, Edinburg Mayors React to Proposals in Congress For a recording of today’s call, click here. WASHINGTON, D.C. — With both houses of Congress considering supplemental...

House Bill on Unaccompanied Minors Introduced

Press Releases

July 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Republicans have introduced a supplemental funding bill today to address children and families who have fled to the United States. The bill would provide $659...

The Week Ahead July 28- August 1

Policy Updates/Blog

July 28, 2014

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “The refugee situation at the border is a moral crisis. There are no easy fixes, but we must start by seeing these children as what they are: loved by God and created in...

Forum Statement for Record on Hearing Concern Port of Entry Modernization

Policy Updates/Blog

July 28, 2014

Two weeks ago, the House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security met to discuss the infrastructure at our ports of entry, and determine how the federal government prioritizes investments...

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