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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Bobby L. Rush
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 6 Children (1 deceased)
Birth Date: 11/23/1946
Birth Place: Albany, GA
Home City: Chicago, IL
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
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
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
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
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Dial Back Deportations
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
July 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Support for the Release of DREAM Activists
April 16, 2013 Rush Calls on Congress to Change Its Language on the Issue of Immigration Reform
Jan. 29, 2013 Rush Releases Statement on President Obama's Call for Immigration Reform
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Minority Leader Pelosi, Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer
Dec. 9, 2010 Rush Joins A Majority of His Democratic Colleagues and Votes "Yes" In Historic House Vote In Support Of The Dream Act
April 15, 2009 Rep. Bobby L. Rush Discusses Cuba Mission With Chicago's Latino American Leadership; Says Its Time To "Bury The Misconceptions, Failed Policies."
April 13, 2009 U.S. Rep. Rush Says Obama Administration Plan To Ease Cuba Restrictions Is "A Significant Step In The Right DirectionÂ…"
May 4, 2007 Introduction Of The Private Immigration Relief Legislation Of 2007
April 12, 2006 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Presses On With Support for Immigration Reform
Sept. 21, 2005 Congressman Bobby L. Rush Introduces Bill to Bring Families Together Torn by Immigration
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