Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
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Issue Position: Immigration and Border Security Issue Position: Border Security Issue Position: Border Security 11/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keep Promise On Immigration Reform 11/14/14 Smith: President Prefers Border Sabotage Over Border Security 11/13/14 Smith Statement on President's Plans for Executive Action on Immigration 11/13/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee - Prevent Executive Amnesty 10/01/14 Smith: Enforcing the Law is Not Optional 9/22/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Revealing Immigration Recommendations to the Public 9/10/14 The President Should Listen to Voters 9/10/14 Rep. Smith, Sen. Cruz, Colleagues, Call on Senate to Act on House's Border Security Package 9/09/14 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee and the Research and Technology Subcommittee on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Strategy and Mission of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate 9/08/14 Immigration 9/06/14 Smith Statement on White House Immigration Plans 8/28/14 Smith: A List of Border Actions the President Can Take 8/04/14 Smith Statement on Closure of Illegal Immigrant Shelter at Lackland Air Force Base 8/01/14 Smith: Nothing Extreme About Border Solutions Americans Support 7/31/14 Smith: President Plans to Make Border Problems Worse 7/31/14 Smith: Strategic Technology Development Can Help Secure U.S. Border 7/31/14 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee and the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Technology Needed to Secure America's Border 7/28/14 Hold the President Responsible for His Border Crisis 7/23/14 President Obama Can Solve Border Crisis 7/18/14 Rep. Smith Introduces Border Solution Bill 7/17/14 Smith Introduces Border Solution Bill 7/16/14 Libeal National Media Helped Cause Border Crisis 7/15/14 Americans Want Lower Levels of Immigration 7/08/14 Smith: Not a Funding Problem, an Enforcement Problem 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Border Crisis 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Policies Putting Child Immigrants at Risk 6/30/14 Smith: Amnesty is Not the Answer 6/30/14 President's Amnesty Promise Causes Surge 6/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Deploy National Guard to the Border 6/19/14 Border Patrol: President's Amnesty Promise Causes Surge 5/20/14 President Obama Approves "Prison Break" 5/12/14 Smith: ICE Authorizes Worst "Prison break" in History 4/02/14 Administration Releases Dangerous Criminal Illegal Immigrants 3/31/14 Smith: Recent CIS Report Highlights Dangerous Catch and Release of Criminal Immigrants 3/26/14 Smith Criticizes Democrats' Petition to Force Immigration Vote 3/11/14 Voters Oppose Path to Citizenship 3/06/14 Immigration Coverage Biased 2/28/14 Smith Forms Border Security Caucus 2/11/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comtroller General of the United States - Investigate Cost of Asylum Fraud to Taxpayers 1/28/14 Smith Responds to State of the Union Add 1/02/14 Smith: California Court Undermines Rule of Law 10/08/13 Smith: Obama Administration Rolls Out Red Carpet for Immigration Protest 10/02/13 Smith: House Dems Put Illegal Immigrants Above American Workers 6/27/13 Smith: Senate Should Reject Amnesty Bill 6/26/13 Smith Bill to Expand E-Verify Approved by Committee 6/26/13 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Expand E-Verify Nationwide 6/25/13 Listen to the American People