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  • Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act


    A picture of Representative Bob Goodlatte

    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-23

    GOODLATTE. Madam Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 370, I call up the bill (H.R. 3009) to amend section 241(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to deny assistance under such section to a State...



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    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    CONYERS. Madam Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 3009, the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act. This thoroughly flawed measure is a blatant...



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    Representative Duncan Hunter

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    Date: 2015-07-23

    HUNTER. Madam Speaker, let me say to Chairman Goodlatte, thank you very much for your leadership on this and thanks for moving this so quickly. This is a timely bill, and I just want to thank you and...



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    Representative Zoe Lofgren

    From: CA District 19

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    LOFGREN. Madam Speaker, we have an immigration system that is badly broken. There are 11 million undocumented people in this country. Contrary to what Donald Trump may think, the majority of these people...



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    Representative Lamar Smith

    From: TX District 21

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-23

    SMITH of Texas. Madam Speaker, first of all, let me thank the gentleman from Virginia and a good friend and the chairman of the Judiciary Committee for yielding me time. Madam Speaker, I support H.R....



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    Representative Jerrold Nadler

    From: NY District 10

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    NADLER. Madam Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 3009, which would make communities across the country less safe from crime. This legislation would withhold needed Federal funding from cities...



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    Representative Steve King

    From: IA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-23

    KING of Iowa. Madam Speaker, I appreciate this bill coming to the floor. I hear this discussion, and it seems to me there is a consistent theme that the people on the other side of the aisle are opposed...



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    Representative David E. Price

    From: NC District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    PRICE of North Carolina. Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition to this misguided legislation offered under the false pretense that it has something to do with the tragic murder of Kathryn Steinle in San...



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    Representative Ken Calvert

    From: CA District 42

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-23

    CALVERT. Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of this bill, in support of American families. This week, we have heard powerful and heartbreaking stories from families who have lost a loved one at...



    A picture of Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez

    Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez

    From: IL District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    GUTIERREZ. Madam Speaker, just a few weeks into his campaign and Donald Trump has a bill on the floor of the House. That is better than some of the Senators he is running against. Donald Trump announces...



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    Representative Matt Salmon

    From: AZ District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-23

    SALMON. Madam Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague Duncan Hunter for working with me in crafting this important piece of legislation. As the coauthor of this bill, I am very proud to see the House...



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    Representative Beto O'Rourke

    From: TX District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    O'ROURKE. Madam Speaker, I would like to bring the perspective of my community, the community I have the honor of representing in Congress, El Paso, Texas, to bear in this discussion. El Paso is the...



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    Representative Marsha Blackburn

    From: TN District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-23

    BLACKBURN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Virginia for so consistently working on this issue of how we deal with the criminal illegal alien population and also with the sanctuary cities. I...



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    Representative Xavier Becerra

    From: CA District 34

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    BECERRA. I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. The man who killed Kathryn Steinle should be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Perhaps more importantly, the officials who released the person...



    A picture of Representative Blake Farenthold

    Representative Blake Farenthold

    From: TX District 27

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-23

    FARENTHOLD. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act because we have got to stop the madness of not enforcing our laws. In the last weeks, we have seen coverage...



    A picture of Representative Sam Farr

    Representative Sam Farr

    From: CA District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    FARR. Mr. Speaker, I represent many small communities in California that have a lot of gang violence. It is mostly Hispanic young men against Hispanic young men. They are not undocumented. They are...



    A picture of Representative Trey Gowdy

    Representative Trey Gowdy

    From: SC District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-23

    GOWDY. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank Chairman Goodlatte for his leadership on this and so many other issues of significance on the Judiciary Committee. His steady hand and brilliant legal mind are without...



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    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    CICILLINE. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my concerns about the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act. I am completely appalled by the tragic and senseless death of [[Page H5448]] Kathryn...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, as a senior member of the Committees on the Judiciary and on Homeland Security, I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 3009, the so-called ``Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 3009, the so-called ``Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act.'' This misguided legislation is purportedly a response to the heartbreaking...



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    Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

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    Date: 2015-07-23

    ROYBAL-ALLARD. Mr. Speaker, the recent killing of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco is a tragedy, and my thoughts are with her family during this very difficult time. Unfortunately, the Majority has...



    A picture of Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    From: NY District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    JEFFRIES. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentleman opposed to the bill? Mr. JEFFRIES. I am opposed to it in its current form. Mr. GOODLATTE....



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-23

    LEE of california in the house of representatives Thursday, July 23, 2015 Ms. LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition...