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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Sheila Jackson Lee
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 18
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Elwyn; 2 Children: Erica, Jason
Birth Date: 01/12/1950
Birth Place: Jamaica, NY
Home City: Houston, TX
Religion: Seventh Day Adventist
Date Title
July 8, 2014 Help the Children
July 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Crisis on the Texas Border: Surge of Unaccompanied Minors
June 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces HR. 4990 - The Justice for Children Now Act of 2014 to Provide 70 Additional Immigration Judges to Executive Office of Immigration Review
June 24, 2014 Children at America's Border
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Administration Administrator- DHS Role in Addressing Influx of Unaccompanied Children Entering the U.S.
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 21, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the Passage of HR 3202 the Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act Which Passed Out of Subcommittee Today
May 9, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement Regarding the Memorandum Issued Today by DHS Secretary Johnson Regarding the Security of the Southern Border
April 11, 2014 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Meets with Mexican Government Officials About Border Security, Human Trafficking and Immigration
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 26, 2014 Signs House Democrats' "Demand a Vote' Petition to Force Vote on Bipartisan Reform Legislation
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Demands a Vote on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 26, 2014 Immigration Reform
March 25, 2014 Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Feb. 11, 2014 Immgration Reform
Feb. 4, 2014 Congressional Women's Working Group on Immigration Reform Hosts Senior White House Official
Jan. 31, 2014 Jackson Lee Welcomes Announcement by House Republicans of Willingness to Work in a Bipartisan Manner to Reform Broken Immigration System
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Jan. 14, 2014 Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 3, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Stands In Solidarity with Fasters Calling on Congress to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform Now
Dec. 2, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus' Hour of Power
Oct. 10, 2013 Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
July 29, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Support for the Release of DREAM Activists
July 23, 2013 Hearing of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - "A Study in Contrasts: House and Senate Approaches to Border Security"
June 5, 2013 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014
June 5, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Opposes King Amendment because It Forces ICE Agents & Prosecutors to Pretend There is No Difference between Veterans Who Came to This Country as Undocumented Immigrants Enages in or Suspected of Espionage
April 12, 2013 Save America Comprehensive Immigration Act
April 10, 2013 CQ News - Homeland Security Panel Offers Border Security Bill
March 15, 2013 Payne Hosts Liberian National Immigration Conference
March 12, 2013 Let's Do Things the Right Way
Feb. 26, 2013 Report Shows Communities Along Southwest Border are Safe
Feb. 4, 2013 CBC Hour: Immigration Reform
Nov. 30, 2012 Stem Jobs Act of 2012
Nov. 29, 2012 Comprehensive Immigration Reform
June 27, 2012 The Pathway of Contempt
June 25, 2012 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Responds to the Supreme Court Decision on the Arizona Immigration Law
June 19, 2012 Helping Our Children Across this Great Nation
June 15, 2012 Jackson Lee Says Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion With Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children is a Step in the Right Direction
May 31, 2012 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 16, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4970, Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 7, 2011 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011
Aug. 19, 2011 Obama Administration Will Narrow US Deportation Policy by Focusing on Those Who Pose a Threat to National Security
Aug. 2, 2011 Suspending Immigration Status Petition and Interview Time Requirement for Members of Armed Forces
Aug. 1, 2011 Non-Immigrant Nurses Visa Reauthorization
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
June 1, 2011 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2012
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