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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Nydia M. Velázquez
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Running, Working Families for U.S. House - District 7
Primary June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Paul Bader
Birth Date: 03/22/1953
Birth Place: Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Aug. 1, 2014 Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens
July 29, 2014 Lets Not Waste Precious Time Suing the President
July 11, 2014 CHC on Unaccompanied Minors Situation
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
July 18, 2013 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Critical to the Fight for Women' Equality
July 11, 2013 Velázquez on White House Immigration Reform Meeting
June 28, 2013 Senate Passage of Immigration Bill
May 13, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York
June 25, 2012 Velázquez on Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona Immigration Ruling
June 15, 2012 Velazquez on Change in Deportation Policy
May 16, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 16, 2012 Letter to Honorable Andrew Cuomo Governor of New York
Nov. 23, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 22, 2011 Members of Congress Sign Amicus Brief in Support of DOJ Lawsuit Against HB 5639
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Aug. 19, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Applauds the Case-by-Case Review of Deportation Proceedings
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
Dec. 16, 2009 Velázquez Leads Effort To Enact Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Aug. 4, 2008 Congresswoman Velazquez Highlights Resources for New York City Organizations
Nov. 14, 2007 Velázquez Responds to Spitzer's Decision to Revoke Driver's License Plan
Oct. 30, 2007 Small Business Contracting Program Improvements Act
May 10, 2007 Small Businesses Call for Fair Immigration System
Dec. 19, 2005 Velázquez Immigration Amendment Passes House
Dec. 16, 2005 Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Immigration
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