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John Conyers, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: John Conyers, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1964
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Monica; 2 Children: John III, Carl
Birth Date: 05/16/1929
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Detroit, MI
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
July 23, 2013 Conyers: Comprehensive Immigration Reform Should Keep DREAMers and Parents Together
July 23, 2013 Hearing of the House Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee - Addressing the Immigration Status of Illegal Immigrants Brought to the United States as Children
July 10, 2013 Conyers Touts Economic Benefits of Comprehensive Immigration Reform
July 1, 2013 The Detroit News - Michigan's Miller Pushes for Stronger U.S. Borders
June 27, 2013 Conyers Calls on Judiciary Republicans to Abandon Partisan, Piecemeal Approach to Immigration Reform
June 26, 2013 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Legal Workforce Act
June 20, 2013 Conyers: Republican Agriculture Guestworker Plan is Nothing More Than "Self-Deportation"
June 18, 2013 Conyers: Extreme Republican Legislation is a Non-Starter for Immigration Reform
June 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - H.R. 2278, the "Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act" (the SAFE Act)
June 13, 2013 Conyers: As Senate Moves Forward Bipartisan Immigration Reform, House Republicans Take a Wrong Turn
April 25, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Abandon Cross-Border Fee Proposal
Feb. 26, 2013 Reps. Slaughter, Moore and Conyers Introduce VAWA That Protects LGBT, Native American, Immigrant, Campus and Sex Trafficking Victims
Feb. 22, 2013 Conyers and Moore: House Republican Version of VAWA Turns Back on Victims of Violence
Feb. 5, 2013 As Momentum for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Grows, Nadler and Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Uniting American Families Act to Provide Immigration Equality for LGBT Families
Nov. 30, 2012 Stem Jobs Act of 2012
Sept. 26, 2012 Conyers Commends Inspector General for Clearing Attorney General Eric Holder of Attacks Made over Fast and Furious Incident
Sept. 20, 2012 STEM Jobs Act of 2012
Aug. 2, 2012 Conyers to Serve as Honorary Co-Chair of August 15th Workshop in Detroit for DREAMers Brought to the U.S. as Children
July 27, 2012 Conyers Introduces Bill to Spur Foreign Investment, Business Development and Job Creation in America's Most Distressed Areas
June 25, 2012 Conyers: Supreme Court Ruling Affirms It's the Federal Government's Job to Fix Our Broken Immigration System
June 15, 2012 Conyers Praises Obama Administration for Providing Relief to Immigrant Young People
May 16, 2012 House Democrats Press Conference - Pelosi and Hoyer Calling on GOP to Stop Blocking Bipartisan Senate Violence Against Women Act
May 16, 2012 Republicans Refuse to Get it Right: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act Still Rolls Back Protections for Vulnerable Women
May 1, 2012 Letter to Mr. Alejandro Mayorkas, Director U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
March 19, 2012 Allowing Israeli Eligibility for Certain Visas
Nov. 22, 2011 Members of Congress Sign Amicus Brief in Support of DOJ Lawsuit Against HB 5639
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Minority Leader Pelosi, Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer
Aug. 20, 2011 Conyers Lauds Obama Administration's Announcement on DREAM Act Deportation Cases
Aug. 9, 2011 Conyers Calls for Investigation of Constitutional and Civil Rights Abuses by ICE Agents from Detroit Field Office
July 29, 2011 Conyers Calls the HALT Act an Attack on the President
May 24, 2011 Conyers: Limited Government Party Turns Out to Be a Party of the Unlimited
May 24, 2011 Conyers: Limited Government Party Turns Out to Be a Party of the Unlimited
April 14, 2011 Nadler, House Champions of Immigration Reform Introduce the Uniting American Families Act to Provide Equal LGBT Immigration Rights
March 31, 2011 Hearing of the Immigration Policy and Enforcement Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - "H-1B Visas: Designing a Program to Meet the Needs of the U.S. Economy and U.S. Workers"
March 2, 2011 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - "Making Immigration Work for American Minorities"
Feb. 11, 2011 Directing Committees to Review Regulations from Federal Agencies
Dec. 1, 2010 Accrediation of the English Language
July 15, 2010 Introduction of End Racial Profiling Act of 2010
April 25, 2010 Conyers Initiates Investigation of Religious Profiling by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency in Michigan
May 14, 2009 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - The Department of Justice
May 15, 2008 Conyers, Lofgren Demand Answers on Immigration Detainee Medical Abuses
Feb. 15, 2008 Press Conference with Rep. Conyers (D-MI), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; Rep. Hoyer (D-MD), House Majority Leader; Rep. Reyes (D-TX), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Feb. 14, 2008 Conyers: I'm Staying Here to Work on FISA
Feb. 12, 2008 Conyers: Secret Documents Don't Justify Senate Telecom Amnesty
Dec. 3, 2007 Conyers Responds to President's Statement on Democratic Alternatives to the Protect America Act
Sept. 6, 2007 Hearing of the Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security and International Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee.
May 1, 2007 Former US Border Patrol Agents Ramos and Compean
Feb. 12, 2007 Letter: David M. Walker, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office
Jan. 22, 2007 Letter: To Dr. Emilio Gonzalez, Director USCIS, Department of Homeland Security
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