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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4/02/14 Administration Releases Dangerous Criminal Illegal Immigrants 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 Smith: Senate Immigration Bill Ignores What Most Americans Want 6/25/13 Listen to the American People 6/14/13 Smith: Senate Fails to Protect American Workers and Taxpayers 6/04/13 Chairman Poe Announces Introduction of IRC Border Protection Strategy 6/04/13 Border Enforcement Bill "Critical" 5/20/13 Senate Immigration Bill Helps Illegal Immigrants, Not Americans 5/09/13 Senate Immigration Bill Threatens National Security 5/09/13 Gowdy, Smith Introduce Keep Our Communities Safe Act 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 Congressman Smith Introduces Bill to Expand E-Verify 4/26/13 Listen to the People 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 4/16/13 Smith: Senate Strikes Out on Immigration Proposal 4/16/13 Senate Immigration Bill Strikes Out 4/15/13 Flawed Immigration Proposal 4/15/13 Smith: Senate Immigration Proposal is Fatally Flawed 4/12/13 Smith Column -- Immigration Enforcement First 3/19/13 Smith Questions ICE Director about Release of Illegal Immigrant Detainees 2/12/13 Smith: Amnesty Kills American Jobs 2/11/13 Smith: President's Policies Should Put Americans First 1/29/13 Smith: Immigration Laws Aren't Broken, They Just Aren't Enforced 1/28/13 Smith: Senate Amnesty Proposal Will Only Encourage More Illegal Immigration 11/30/12 House Approves STEM Legislation 10/05/12 Letter to The Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary Department of Homeland Security 9/20/12 Smith on STEM Jobs Act Vote: Democrats Vote Against Jobs and Economy 9/20/12 STEM Jobs Act of 2012 9/20/12 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - "STEM Jobs Act of 2012" 9/20/12 Letter to The Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security 9/18/12 Smith Introduces the STEM Jobs Act 9/14/12 Smith Releases Draft STEM Legislation