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  • Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens


    A picture of Representative Bob Goodlatte

    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    GOODLATTE. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 710, I call up the bill (H.R. 5272) to prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States,...



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    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    CONYERS. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself 2 minutes. Ladies and gentlemen of the House, I strongly oppose H.R. 5272. This, in all honesty and candor, is one of the most mean-spirited and anti- immigrant...



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    Representative Louie Gohmert

    From: TX District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    GOHMERT. Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman, for yielding. There is a section within the bill, which we just passed, that provides that the Attorney General--who is currently under contempt of Congress--will...



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    Representative Kevin McCarthy

    From: CA District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    McCARTHY of California. And I can assure you that I will work with Chairman Goodlatte in an effort to remedy that problem. Mr. GOHMERT. I thank you both so much for your commitment. Mr. GOODLATTE....



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    Representative Andy Barr

    From: KY District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    BARR. I thank the chairman for his excellent work on this important legislation. Mr. Speaker, tonight, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed, with my support, a strong border security bill....



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    Representative Steve Scalise

    From: LA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    SCALISE. I thank my friend, the gentleman from Virginia, for bringing this bill to the floor and for his leadership on Mrs. Blackburn's legislation. Mr. Speaker, if you go back and look at DACA in...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    JACKSON LEE. I hope the Speaker says that word from Texas very loud because I listened earlier today of all of the relief in the appropriations bill given to Texans down at the border, $594 million. ...



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    Representative Steve King

    From: IA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    KING of Iowa. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the gentleman from Virginia, Chairman Goodlatte, for yielding. There are a lot of people in this Congress that I appreciate a great deal tonight, but I have listened...



    A picture of Representative Rubén Hinojosa

    Representative Rubén Hinojosa

    From: TX District 15

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    HINOJOSA. Thank you, Congressman Conyers. Mr. Speaker, as chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, I rise today to strongly oppose H.R. 5272, an extreme and highly partisan bill that [[Page...



    A picture of Representative Raúl R. Labrador

    Representative Raúl R. Labrador

    From: ID District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    LABRADOR. Mr. Speaker, as I sit here and I listen to the other side talk about this issue, I wonder if they even understand what is happening at the border. In 2011, there were only 6,500 children...



    A picture of Representative David N. Cicilline

    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    CICILLINE. Mr. Speaker, parliamentary inquiry. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The gentleman from Rhode Island will state his parliamentary inquiry. Mr. CICILLINE. Mr. Speaker, my inquiry is: Is it not a...



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    Representative Ted Poe

    From: TX District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    POE of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I am one of those who comes from the State of Texas, and like many in this House, I have been down on the Texas-Mexico border. I was there last weekend. You have to be there...



    A picture of Representative Zoe Lofgren

    Representative Zoe Lofgren

    From: CA District 19

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    LOFGREN. Mr. Speaker, some Members have asked whether this bill terminates deferred action for DREAMers with DACA. This question was put to Chairman Goodlatte at the Rules Committee today, and he answered,...



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    Representative Marsha Blackburn

    From: TN District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-08-01

    BLACKBURN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman. I rise in support of my amendment to prevent the extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that was indeed unlawfully put in place...



    A picture of Representative Kathy Castor

    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    CASTOR of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I urge my colleagues to reject this mean-spirited bill that will slam the door in the faces of young DREAM Act students who know America as their only home, their only...



    A picture of Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

    Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2014-08-01

    ROYBAL-ALLARD. Mr. Speaker, this bill isn't just an assault on Dreamers who grew up in our communities and except on paper, are Americans in every way. It's not just an attack on their parents who...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-08-01

    McDERMOTT. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall vote 479 (On Passage of H.R. 5272), had I been present, I would have voted ``nay.'' ____________________ ...