Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements


Full Name: Lamar S. Smith
Current Office: U.S. House - District 21, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Beth; 2 Children
Birth Date: 11/19/1947
Birth Place: San Antonio, TX
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Religion: Christian Scientist
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Issue Position: Border Security Issue Position: Border Security Issue Position: Immigration and Border Security 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 President's Amnesty Promise Causes Surge 6/30/14 Smith: Amnesty is Not the Answer 6/19/14 Border Patrol: President's Amnesty Promise Causes Surge 6/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Deploy National Guard to the Border 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 6/25/13 Smith: Senate Immigration Bill Ignores What Most Americans Want 6/14/13 Smith: Senate Fails to Protect American Workers and Taxpayers 6/04/13 Border Enforcement Bill "Critical" 6/04/13 Chairman Poe Announces Introduction of IRC Border Protection Strategy 5/20/13 Senate Immigration Bill Helps Illegal Immigrants, Not Americans 5/09/13 Gowdy, Smith Introduce Keep Our Communities Safe Act 5/09/13 Senate Immigration Bill Threatens National Security 5/08/13 The Immigration Bill Threatens Public Safety 5/07/13 Senate Immigration Bill Costs $6.3 Trillion 5/07/13 Smith: Senate Immigration Bill Costs Too Much 5/06/13 Immigration Bill Opposed 4/26/13 Listen to the People 4/26/13 Congressman Smith Introduces Bill to Expand E-Verify 4/25/13 The Senate Immigration Bill Provides Cover for Terrorists 4/24/13 Border Never Secured 4/23/13 Put American's Safety First 4/18/13 Amnesty Defined 4/17/13 Smith: Senate Bill Worse Than We Thought 4/17/13 Senate Immigration Bill Worse Than We Thought