Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
Brian McCall

(Announced)

Republican

Brian McCall

(Announced)

Republican

John Murphy

(Announced)

Republican

John Murphy

(Announced)

Republican

Todd Phelps

(Announced)

Republican

Todd Phelps

(Announced)

Republican

Tejas Vakil

(Announced)

Democratic

Tejas Vakil

(Announced)

Democratic

Tom Wakely

(Announced)

Democratic

Tom Wakely

(Announced)

Democratic

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12/02/15 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Refusal To Submit Refugee Report 11/18/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Halt Acceptance of Refugees 11/18/15 Lawmakers Call for Temperary Suspension of All Resettlement Services 7/23/15 Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act 7/21/15 Americans Support Border Security, Not Legalization 7/08/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Cuba 7/07/15 Smith Speaks Out Against Sanctuary Cities 7/07/15 Sanctuary Cities Cost Innocent Lives 6/02/15 Support for More Border Control Hits Four-Year High 5/26/15 Smith Statement on Fifth Circuit Ruling on Immigration Executive Actions 5/14/15 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 5/11/15 Cornyn, Cruz, Goodlatte, Smith File Brief on President's Unconstitutional Immigration Actions 5/05/15 Letter to Chairman Pete Sessions, Committee on Rules: Urging Committee to Remove DACA Language from NDAA 4/27/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Central American Minors Refugee/Parole Program 4/16/15 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Audit on United States Citizenship and Immigration Services 4/14/15 Voters Want More Deportations 3/20/15 Smith: Immigration Enforcement Bills Restore the Rule of Law 3/19/15 Smith Responds to Release of Criminal Illegal Immigrants 3/18/15 Goodlatte, Smith, Cornyn, Cruz File Brief Supporting Halt of President's Unilateral Immigration Actions 3/03/15 House Judiciary Committee Passes Smith's Immigration Enforcement Bill 2/28/15 Smith Opposes Funding Unlawful Executive Actions 2/27/15 Judiciary Committee Unveils Bills to Strengthen Enforcement and Integrity of Immigration Laws 2/20/15 Smith Reacts to DOJ Plans to Push Executive Actions 2/20/15 The Hill - Obama to Seek Emergency Order Restarting Immigration Programs 2/17/15 Smith Welcomes Court Order Halting Executive Actions on Immigration 2/13/15 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Debate Blocking 2/04/15 Smith: E-Verify Bill "Turns Off the Jobs Magnet' for Illegal Immigration 2/03/15 The Boerne Star - Protect American Workers 1/30/15 Smith: Defund Executive Actions, Protect American Workers 1/14/15 Smith Votes to Defund President's Executive Actions 1/14/15 Reps. Poe, Black, Smith Re-Introduce the Smart Border Act of 2015 1/13/15 Top Ten Misreported Stories of 2014 1/12/15 Congressman Farenthold Speaks Out Against the President's Unconstitutional Executive Amnesty Plan 1/12/15 Texans Back Bill Defunding Executive Amnesty 1/08/15 Smith Bill Defunds Executive Amnesty While Strengthening Border Security 1/01/15 Issue Position: Border Security 1/01/15 Issue Position: Judiciary 12/05/14 Letter to Greg Abbott, Governor-Elect of Texas - Texas' Lawsuit Against Executive Amnesty Action 12/05/14 Letter to Rick Perry, Governor of Texas - Texas' Lawsuit Against Executive Amnesty Action 12/04/14 Smith Votes to Condemn President's Executive Amnesty 12/03/14 Smith Statement in Support of Texas-led Lawsuit Challenging Executive Amnesty 11/21/14 Smith Statement on President's Executive Amnesty 11/19/14 Media Oppose Immigration Executive Orders 11/19/14 Smith: American People Oppose President's Plan 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