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Ben Nelson's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: E. Benjamin 'Ben' Nelson
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Diane; 4 Children: Kevin, Kristy, Patrick, Sara
Birth Date: 05/17/1941
Birth Place: McCook, NE
Home City: Omaha, NE
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
April 14, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Nov. 29, 2010 The Grand Island Independent - Border Security Update
Sept. 16, 2010 Omaha World Herald - Nelson: Don't Put Immigration In Bill
Aug. 12, 2010 Nelson Supports Senate Passage of $600 Million in Paid-For Border Security Funding
May 10, 2010 Column: Border Security Still First Priority
Jan. 29, 2009 Letter To Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Senator Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
April 21, 2008 What Can You Get for $13,000?
Nov. 5, 2007 Nelson Opposes Effort to Add Immigration Proposal to Farm Bill
Oct. 24, 2007 Nelson: 'I Oppose Dream Act'
June 28, 2007 Nelson: Immigration Bill Flawed
May 21, 2007 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007--Motion to Proceed
May 21, 2007 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007--Motion to Proceed
Feb. 26, 2007 Border Security Progress Helps Stem Tide of Illegal Immigration
Feb. 20, 2007 Nelson Visits U. S.-Mexico Border
Oct. 26, 2006 Press Release - Nelson Presses Administration to Fund Border Barrier
Sept. 29, 2006 Press Release - Nelson Votes for Border Security and Secure Fence Act
Sept. 25, 2006 Securing Our Borders Remains a Priority
Sept. 19, 2006 Nelson Urges Homeland Security Secretary to Ensure Processing of Immigration Applications
Sept. 5, 2006 Nelson: Washington, A Colossal Failure on Border Security
Aug. 2, 2006 Nelson Votes for Border Security
June 21, 2006 Nelson: Immigration Compromise Collapse Leaves Borders Open
June 20, 2006 Nelson Opposes Amnesty for Terrorists in Iraq
June 7, 2006 Nelson Statement on President Bush's Speech on Immigration Reform
June 7, 2006 CNN Lou Dobbs Tonight - Transcript
June 7, 2006 Grand Island Independent - Nelson Favors His Immigration Plan Over Senate's
June 7, 2006 Omaha World Herald - Nelson Says Nebraskans Aren't With President On Immigration Reform
May 26, 2006 Associated Press - Hagel, Nelson Take Opposite Views Of Immigration Reform
May 25, 2006 Nelson: Senate Amnesty Plan Will Dela6 border Security
May 24, 2006 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006--Continued
May 17, 2006 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006
May 17, 2006 Lincoln Journal Star - Nelson: Bush, Congress Failed to Act
May 17, 2006 Nelson: Lasting Immigration Policy Depends on Border Security First
May 16, 2006 The Third Saturday in May
April 18, 2006 Guest Worker Impasse Stalls Border Security
April 11, 2006 Securing Our Borders and Fighting Meth
April 7, 2006 Nelson: Collapse of Amnesty Agreement Stalls Border Security
April 6, 2006 Nelson Senate Must Address Border Security Before Amnesty
April 5, 2006 Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
April 5, 2006 Nelson Offers Border Security Bill During Immigratin Debate
March 28, 2006 Nelson: "Border Security First"
March 21, 2006 Cracking Down on Illegal Immigration
March 21, 2006 Border Security First
Feb. 3, 2006 Nelson Network Nebraska
Jan. 31, 2006 Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson Reacts to Tonight's State of the Union Address
Jan. 25, 2006 Letter to President Outlines Nebraska Priorities
Nov. 29, 2005 Tackling Illegal Immigration
Nov. 18, 2005 Nelson: Senators Offer Bipartisan Border Security Bill
Oct. 31, 2005 Nelson Announces Immigration Clinic
Sept. 27, 2005 Nelson Proposes Tougher Anti-Illegal Immigraton Measures
Sept. 8, 2004 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2005-Resumed
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