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Eliot Engel's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Eliot L. Engel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patricia; 3 Children
Birth Date: 02/18/1947
Birth Place: Bronx, NY
Home City: Bronx, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: English as the Official Language
Issue Position: Immigration and H1-B Visas
Issue Position: Border Fence
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Immigration and Border Security
Aug. 4, 2014 Rep. Engel Votes Against Anti-Dreamer Bill
Aug. 4, 2014 Rep. Engel Says Supplemental Appropriations Bill Won't Fix the Root Problem of Humanitarian Crisis at the Border
July 17, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Root Causes of Migration Crisis
July 8, 2014 Engel Statement on Addressing Migration of Unaccompanied Children From Central America
July 1, 2014 Rep. Engel Says Congress Should Have Fixed Broken Immigration System
May 20, 2014 Engel Renews Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
May 8, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Bill to Extend, Reform Special Immigrant Visa Program
Jan. 29, 2014 Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address 2014
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status
Oct. 3, 2013 Engel Hails Passage of Legislation Extending Emergency Visas for Iraqis Employed by U.S. During Iraq War
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives - Immigration Reform
Aug. 2, 2013 Ranking Member Engel on Secretary Kerry's Announcement on Same-Sex Spousal Visas
July 23, 2013 Ranking Member Eliot Engel Statement on DC Circuit Court Ruling Allowing State Department to Bar Jerusalem-Born American Citizens From Listing "Israel" as Their Country
July 22, 2013 Bipartisan Latino-Jewish Congressional Caucus Introduces Principles for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
June 27, 2013 Rep. Engel Applauds Senate Passage of Immigration Reform, Calls on House Leadership to Follow Suit
Feb. 12, 2013 Rep. Engel Calls for Bipartisan Solutions to the Nation's Issues
Jan. 29, 2013 Rep. Engel Applauds Obama, Senate Plans for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
April 25, 2012 Supreme Court Should Strike Down Arizona's Immigration Law
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Minority Leader Pelosi, Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer
Dec. 9, 2010 Rep. Engel Supports House-Passage of DREAM Act
Oct. 6, 2010 Engel-sponsored Bill To Correct Border Protection Employees Status Signed Into Law
July 28, 2010 Rep. Engel Applauds Blockage of Arizona Immigration Law
May 27, 2010 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphereof the House Committee on Foreign Affairs - US-Mexico Security Cooperation: Next Steps for the Merida Initiative
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
June 26, 2009 Representative Engel Votes To Improve Our Nation's Security, Strengthen Infrastructure
June 5, 2009 Engel Co-Sponsors Reuniting Families Act
June 5, 2009 Engel Co-Sponsors Reuniting Families Act
May 22, 2009 Rep. Engel Calls For Protective Status For Haitian Nationals
March 24, 2009 Engel Praises New U.S.-Mexico Border Security Initiative And Urges Obama Administration To Enforce Ban On Imported Assault Weapons
Dec. 8, 2008 CNN - Senators Question Laptop Searches at U.S. Border
May 5, 2008 Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008
Nov. 16, 2007 Letter to Michael Chertoff, Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Oct. 2, 2007 Hearing of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs - Leveraging Remittances for Families and Communities
Feb. 1, 2007 Introduction Of Legislation To Designate The Third Floor Of The Ellis Island Immigration Museum As The "Bob Hope Memorial Library"
March 8, 2006 Engel Supports Irish Drive for Immigration Reform
Dec. 19, 2005 Engel Amendment Killed by Restrictive Rules Committee
Nov. 15, 2005 Engel Commemorates Bob Hope
July 20, 2005 Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007
June 7, 2005 Engel Lends Support to Conference on Haiti
May 5, 2005 Conference Report on H.R. 1268, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, And Tsunami Relief Act, 2005
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: English as the Official Language
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Immigration
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: H1-B Visas
Jan. 1, 2010 Issue Position: Immigration Reform
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