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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Maria Cantwell
Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 10/13/1958
Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN
Home City: Edmonds, WA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Jan. 29, 2014 Cantwell Responds to State of the Union Speech
July 8, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality
June 27, 2013 Cantwell Applauds Senate Passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill
June 20, 2013 Hirono & Murray Join Murkowski, Boxer, Gillibrand, Cantwell, Stabenow, Klobuchar, Warren, Baldwin, Mikulski, Landrieu & Shaheen In Introducing Measure To Give Women Greater Opportunity To Utilize New Economic Immigration System In Immigration Bill
Sept. 19, 2012 During Hearing, Cantwell Touts Successes of WA State STEM School Models
June 15, 2012 Cantwell Statement on Obama Administration's Deferred Action Plan for Youth
May 11, 2011 Cantwell Introduces DREAM Act of 2011
April 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Action for DREAM Act Students
Jan. 8, 2011 Cantwell Statement on Shooting at Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' Event
Dec. 18, 2010 Cantwell Disappointed by Blockage of DREAM Act; Measure Offered Path to Citizenship for Immigrants Who Serve in Military, Attend College
Sept. 17, 2010 "Cantwell Community Connection" Program to Bring Constituent Services Direct to 11 WA Communities
June 28, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Janet Napolitano Secretary of Homeland Security
May 19, 2010 Cantwell Supports Legislation that Will Channel Funds to Washington State Detention Facilities
Feb. 12, 2010 Cantwell Hails Napolitano Decision on Chehade
Dec. 2, 2009 Cantwell Presses Secretary of Homeland Security to Revisit Gamboa, Chehade Immigration Cases
Dec. 2, 2009 Cantwell Expresses Concern Over Recent Border Enforcement Abuses
Aug. 19, 2009 Cantwell Convenes Forum With Local Communities And DHS To Discuss Border Issues
Aug. 18, 2009 Cantwell Convenes Forum With Local Communities And DHS To Discuss Border Issues
April 23, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs - Nominations
Oct. 5, 2007 Murray and Cantwell Include Amendment to Protect Washington State's Northern Border
June 4, 2007 Senate Approves Cantwell Amendment to Help Northern Border Communities with Costs of Border-Related Cases
May 23, 2007 Cantwell Amendment Would Help Northern Border Communities with Security Costs
March 2, 2007 Cantwell, Larsen Helping Northern Border Communities Meet Security Needs
Oct. 13, 2006 Press Release - Cantwell Port Security Proposals Become Law
Oct. 10, 2006 Cantwell Plan to Test Use of Unmanned Aircraft for Northern Border Patrol is Now Law
Sept. 29, 2006 Press Release - Congress Passes Cantwell Northern Border Measures as Part of Homeland Security Legislation
Sept. 29, 2006 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007--Conference Report
Aug. 29, 2006 Letter to Secretary Chertoff
Aug. 8, 2006 Cantwell Highlights Northern Border Needs as House Committee Talks Security in Bellingham
Aug. 2, 2006 Local Law Enforcement Supports Cantwell's Measure to Secure Northern Border with Unmanned Aircraft
July 13, 2006 Cantwell Measures Included in Homeland Security Legislation Passed by Senate
July 12, 2006 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007
July 12, 2006 Senate Again OKs Cantwell Measure to Use Unmanned Aircraft on Northern Border
July 7, 2006 Cantwell, Local Law Enforcement Call on Congress to Help Border Communities Meet Security Needs
June 5, 2006 Senator Maria Cantwell's Weekly Update for Washington State
June 2, 2006 Cantwell Secures Senate Approval to Examine Use of Unmanned Aircraft to Enhance Northern Border Security
May 25, 2006 Immigration Reform Passes Senate; Cantwell Border Security Measures Included
May 15, 2006 Immigration Reform Bill Includes Cantwell's Measure to Help Border Communities Cover Costs of Prosecuting Federal Border Crimes
April 4, 2006 Cantwell Introduces Measure to Help Communities Bogged Down in Border Security Costs
March 28, 2006 Cantwell Leads Effort to Help Local Communities Deal with Border Security Costs
March 3, 2006 Senator Maria Cantwell's Weekly Update for Washington State
Jan. 25, 2006 Cantwell, Larsen Lead Effort to Enhance Security Without Slowing Legitimate U.S.-Canada Commerce and Travel
Sept. 22, 2005 Letter to The Honorable Michael Chertoff Secretary Department of Homeland Security
Sept. 14, 2005 Letter to The Honorable Michael Chertoff Secretary Department of Homeland Security
May 12, 2005 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 11, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 4, 2003 Letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge
July 25, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S 1455
May 8, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 1024
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