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  • Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act of 2014


    A picture of Representative Bob Goodlatte

    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-04

    GOODLATTE. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 770, I call up the bill (H.R. 5759) to establish a rule of construction clarifying the limitations on executive authority to provide certain forms...



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    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    CONYERS. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself as much time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, Members of the House, in 1 week this 113th Congress will expire without having considered a single piece of legislation...



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    Representative Ted S. Yoho

    From: FL District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-04

    YOHO. Mr. Chairman, I appreciate the work that you have done on this, and I appreciate the attention that this has brought. Mr. Speaker, there is a lot of consternation about this bill. I stand here...



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    Representative Zoe Lofgren

    From: CA District 19

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    LOFGREN. Mr. Speaker, there is legal authority for the President's immigration actions derived, in part, from his constitutional duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed. In Heckler v....



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    Representative Jason Smith

    From: MO District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-04

    SMITH of Missouri. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for bringing this legislation to the floor. Mr. Speaker, President Obama, just last week, made the action and said, ``Change the law,'' on immigration...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2014-12-04

    PELOSI. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. I commend him for his leadership as chairman and now ranking member of the Judiciary Committee and his important work for comprehensive immigration...



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    Representative Steve Scalise

    From: LA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-04

    SCALISE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Virginia for yielding and for his leadership on immigration issues. I especially want to thank my colleague and friend from Florida, Congressman Yoho,...



    A picture of Representative Judy Chu

    Representative Judy Chu

    From: CA District 27

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    CHU. Mr. Speaker, it seems the Republicans will do anything other than put a bill on the floor to pass immigration reform. So far, they have refused to allow for a vote on the bipartisan H.R. 15; they...



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    Representative John J. Duncan Jr.

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    Date: 2014-12-04

    DUNCAN of Tennessee. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. I rise in support of this very reasonable legislation, which really simply requires that our present immigration [[Page H8639]] laws...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    JACKSON LEE. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise with a sense of moral indignation that we would want to block parents from loving their children, children from loving their parents,...



    A picture of Representative Tom McClintock

    Representative Tom McClintock

    From: CA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-04

    McCLINTOCK. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, this question transcends the issue of illegal immigration. The President's action has crossed a very bright line that separates the American...



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    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    CICILLINE. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, everyone in Congress and most people in this country understand that our immigration system is broken and needs to be fixed. Our colleagues...



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    Representative Lou Barletta

    From: PA District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-04

    BARLETTA. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 5759. This bill simply says that the President cannot issue blanket amnesty. This legislation also contains language that is similar to my own bill, the...



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    Representative David E. Price

    From: NC District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    PRICE of North Carolina asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. PRICE of North Carolina. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to this misguided and politically motivated...



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    Representative Mark Sanford

    From: SC District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-04

    SANFORD. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman. I thank not only the chairman but I thank the gentleman from Florida for his hard work on this important measure because my dad used to say that at times in...



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    Representative Al Green

    From: TX District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I cannot support this legislation, and I hope nobody expects me to. Mr. Speaker, I am the beneficiary of the greatest executive order ever written, the Emancipation Proclamation....



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    Representative Doug Collins

    From: GA District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-04

    COLLINS of Georgia. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, it is amazing again to come down to this House floor to discuss issues and to be a part of this debate. I think one of the issues that really...



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    Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez

    From: IL District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    GUTIERREZ. Mr. Speaker, I have spent the past year speaking every year in this Chamber about the damaging effects of our broken immigration system on our security, our economy, our families, and communities....



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    Representative Xavier Becerra

    From: CA District 34

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    BECERRA. Mr. Speaker, I thank the ranking member for yielding me this time. I don't hear anyone disagreeing that our immigration system is broken. It is broken for our commerce as businesses try to...



    A picture of Representative Jerrold Nadler

    Representative Jerrold Nadler

    From: NY District 10

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    NADLER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, the President is not changing the law, he is exercising Presidential prosecutorial choice. The very fact that only 400,000 people...



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    Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

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    Date: 2014-12-04

    ROYBAL-ALLARD. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 5759. Almost three quarters of all undocumented immigrants in America are women and children. Before President Obama took action to...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    LEE. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise with a sense of moral indignation that we would want to block parents from loving their children, children from loving their parents, and...



    A picture of Representative Patrick Murphy

    Representative Patrick Murphy

    From: FL District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

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



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    VAN HOLLEN of maryland in the house of representatives Thursday, December 4, 2014 Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today...



    A picture of Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    From: NY District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-04

    CLARKE of new york in the house of representatives Thursday, December 4, 2014 Ms. CLARKE of New York. Mr. Speaker, I stand...