or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Richard 'Dick' J. Durbin
Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Majority Leader (Majority Whip)
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Loretta; 3 Children: Christine (deceased), Paul, Jennifer; 3 Grandchildren: Alex, Ona, Floyd
Birth Date: 11/21/1944
Birth Place: East Saint Louis, IL
Home City: East St. Louis, IL
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Immigration Reform
July 17, 2014 WBGZ Radio - Durbin Visits Immigrant Shelter
July 16, 2014 Durbin: Child Refugee Crisis at the Southern Border is a Human Tradgedy
July 14, 2014 Durbin Visits Child Refugees, Urges Congressional Approval of President's Funding Request
July 6, 2014 CBS News "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Immigration Crisis
June 26, 2014 Unanimous Consent Requests - S.202 and S.91
June 26, 2014 Executive Session
June 19, 2014 Sens. Menendez, Durbin, Hirono, and Reps. Gutierrez and Roybal-Allard Discuss Humanitarian and Refugee Children Crisis at the Border
June 19, 2014 Senator Durbin Joins Representative Gutierrez and Others to Discuss Humanitarian and Refugee Children Crisis at the Border
June 17, 2014 Nomination of Peter Joseph Kadzik to Be an Assistant Attorney General
June 13, 2014 Durbin, Gutierrez, Foster, Johnson Discus Federal Deportation Policy with Community Leaders
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
June 11, 2014 The Hill - Durbin: Cantor Shouldn't Affect Defense Plan
June 5, 2014 Durbin Statement on DACA Renewal for Dreamers
May 19, 2014 WLS - Sen. Durbin Calls For Allowing Dreamers To Enlist In Military
May 19, 2014 Hearing of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Immigrant Enlistment: A Force Multiplier for the Armed Forces
April 16, 2014 Gang of 8 Members on the Anniversary of Senate Immigration Reform Bill Intro
April 1, 2014 Letter to Tech Giants - Uphold Your Commitment to Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Feb. 9, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript: Immigration, Marriage Equality, and Healthcare
Feb. 5, 2014 New Exemptions Will Allow More Syrian Refugees to Enter U.S.
Jan. 29, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Working with Republicans on Immigration Reform and Iran
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014--Continued
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon
Oct. 31, 2013 Tribute to Carmen Velásquez
Sept. 5, 2013 Deerfield Review - Durbin in Lake County to Push Immigration Reform
Aug. 12, 2013 Durbin Meets with DuPage County Leaders Regarding Immigration Reform
Aug. 6, 2013 Durbin, Foster Discuss Need for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
July 25, 2013 Immigration
July 14, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript - Immigration Reform and the Farm Bill
July 8, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality
July 2, 2013 Chicago Business - Immigration Bill Tough But Doable in U.S. House
June 27, 2013 Durbin Statement on the Passage of Immigration Reform Bill
June 27, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 27, 2013 Immigration Reform
June 27, 2013 Student Loan Rates
June 26, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 26, 2013 Menendez, Durbin, Schumer Praise Naming of Key Refugee Protection Provisions in CIR for Later Senator Lautenberg
June 25, 2013 Immigration Reform
June 20, 2013 #CIRfloor: Senators Must Come Together To Consider Amendments & Pass Historic Immigration Legislation
June 17, 2013 The DREAM Act
June 10, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 4, 2013 Durbin Meets with Polish Foreign Minister to Discuss Visa Waiver Program
May 21, 2013 Durbin Statement on Committee Approval of Bipartisan Immigration Bill
May 19, 2013 Durbin, Gutierrez Optimistic on Prospects for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill
May 5, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript - Boston Bomber Investigation and Immigration
April 30, 2013 Nashville City Paper - Cooper and Durbin Talk Immigration and Sales Tax
April 18, 2013 PBS "Newshour" - Transcript - Gang of Eight on Immigration
April 18, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 17, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Issues Joint Statement on Common-Sense Immigration Reform Proposal
April 14, 2013 FOX NEWS "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript - Immigration, Guns, and the Budget
Back to top