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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: James 'Jim' A. McDermott
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Therese; 2 Children: Katherine, James
Birth Date: 12/28/1936
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Seattle, WA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
April 10, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
June 25, 2012 McDermott Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on AZ Immigration Law
Nov. 23, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 22, 2011 Members of Congress Sign Amicus Brief in Support of DOJ Lawsuit Against HB 5639
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Minority Leader Pelosi, Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer
Sept. 14, 2011 Bipartisan McDermott/Ros-Lehtinen Refugee Bill Garners Strong Support
Aug. 1, 2011 To Amend Section 402(a)(2)(M) of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
June 24, 2009 Letter To Secretary Sebelius Urging Action On HIV Listing
Feb. 4, 2008 Rep. Jim McDermott Speaks at the University of Washington Law Clinic and Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.
Dec. 7, 2007 Rep. McDermott Wants Law Changed Regarding Entry in the US by Individuals with HIV
June 13, 2007 We're Here to Help
May 3, 2007 The Terrorist We Caught But Won't Prosecute
May 3, 2007 The Terrorist We Caught But Won't Prosecute
Feb. 21, 2007 Letter: To Michael Chertoff, Secretary, US Department of Homeland Security; Henrietta H. Fore, Under Secretary for Management, US Department of State
Sept. 27, 2006 Letter to The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert
Aug. 29, 2006 Letter to Secretary Chertoff
July 27, 2006 Letter to The Honorable Jerry Lewis And The Honorable David Obey
June 28, 2006 Straight Facts About Iraq
June 20, 2006 World Refugee Day
May 3, 2005 Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
July 13, 2004 Tell America The Truth
June 2, 2004 First-Hand Knowledge of Conditions at Guantanamo Bay
June 2, 2004 Reasons Why Administration Has to Go
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