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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Al Franken
Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Franni; 2 Children: Thomasin, Joe
Birth Date: 05/21/1951
Birth Place: New York, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Immigration
July 1, 2014 After Major Push from Klobuchar, Franken, and Ellison, General Services Administration Announces It Will Abandon Plan to Relocate Twin Cities U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Office to Building that was Inaccessible by Public Transportation
June 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Send a Clear Message to Those Crossing the Border
June 12, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison Introduce Bill to Ensure Government Buildings Can Be Accessed by Public Transportation and Prevent Future Errors
June 12, 2014 Letter to Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the United States General Services Administration, and Lori Scialabba, Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - USCIS Field Office Location
May 13, 2014 Franken-Johnson Resolution Passes Senate, Brings Attention to History of Women Stripped of Citizenship & Voting Rights
July 8, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality
June 27, 2013 Student Loan Rate
June 27, 2013 Sen. Franken Praises Passage of Bipartisan Immigration Reform Bill
June 11, 2013 Sen. Franken Amendments Included in Bipartisan Immigration Bill Now Being Debated by Full Senate
May 28, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Landrieu and Ranking Member Coats - Opposition to Proposed Border Crossing Fee Study
May 20, 2013 Sen. Franken's Bipartisan Measures to Protect Children Added to Senate Immigration Reform Bill
May 16, 2013 Sen. Franken Wins Fight to Help Protect Small Businesses During Immigration Reform
May 8, 2013 Sen. Franken Introduces Amendments to Help Small Businesses & Kids in Immigration Reform
April 25, 2013 Sen. Franken: Border-Crossing Fee Would Hurt Minnesota Communities and Businesses
April 17, 2013 Sen. Franken on Immigration Bill: "Very Good Start, but We've Got Work To Do'
March 20, 2013 Letter to Senators Bennet, Durbin, Flake, Graham, McCain, Menendez, Rubio, and Schumer - Immigration Reform
Nov. 30, 2012 Blumenthal, Portman, Bipartisan Coalition Secure Inclusion Of Groundbreaking Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation In NDAA
July 21, 2011 Sens. Franken, Durbin, Gillibrand, Klobuchar Work to Protect Children During Immigration Enforcement Raids
July 21, 2011 Sens. Franken, Durbin, Gillibrand, Klobuchar Work to Protect Children During Immigration Enforcement Raids
June 6, 2011 Senators Urge an Extension of Protected Status for Liberians Living in the U.S.
March 30, 2011 Klobuchar, Franken, Reed, and Five Other Senators Introduce Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act
Sept. 21, 2010 Franken Statements on the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy and the DREAM Act
Sept. 20, 2010 MPR - Minnesota's Undocumented Students Await Action on Dream Act
June 22, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 22, 2010 Franken, Kohl Introduce HELP Separated Children Act
Feb. 16, 2010 Franken Urges Reprieve From Deportation For Liberians Living In Minnesota
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights - Immigration - Effect of ICE Raids on Children
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights - Immigration - DREAM Act
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights - Immigration - Ag Jobs
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights - Immigration
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