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Raúl Grijalva's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Raúl M. Grijalva
Office: U.S. House (AZ) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Ramona; 3 Children: Adelita, Raquel, Marisa
Birth Date: 02/19/1948
Birth Place: Tucson, AZ
Home City: Tucson, AZ
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Labor
June 25, 2014 Sen. Cardin, Rep. Conyers, CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Leaders, Launch #MoreThanAProfile
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
May 30, 2014 CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Chairs Applaud Amendment to End Racial Profiling
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 7, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States, Regarding Racial Profiling
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
Feb. 24, 2014 Grijalva Statement on Arizona's SB 1062: "Arizonans Didn't Ask for This, and We're Tired of Being a Petri Dish for Extremism"
Dec. 19, 2013 Conyers & Progressive Caucus Laud NSA Review, Urges President Obama to Swiftly Undertake Necessary Reforms
Dec. 19, 2013 Progressive Caucus Lauds NSA Review, Urges President Obama to Swiftly Undertake Necessary Reforms
Dec. 19, 2013 Ellison, Grijalva, Conyers Applaud New Report on NSA
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 14, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript - Zimmerman Trial and Immigration Reform
June 26, 2013 CPC Co-Chairs: Supreme Court Decisions Fulfill Promise in Constitution
June 25, 2013 Grijalva Expresses Disappointment at Narrow Supreme Court Ruling Unraveling Decades-Old Voting Rights Act Preclearance Provision
June 7, 2013 Grijalva Calls NSA Domestic Surveillance Overreach "A Serious Breach of Faith Between the Government and the American People"
May 17, 2013 Letter to Advisory Board Members, U.S. Department of Justice - Anti-Sikh Hate Crime Status
May 8, 2013 Progressive Caucus Holds Hearing on Implications of U.S. Drone Policy
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
March 11, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Drones
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Secretary Napolitano
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Aug. 22, 2012 Republicans Endorse SB 1070 in National Platform -- Why Rep. Grijalva Isn't Afraid to Stand Up to Them
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
May 10, 2012 Grijalva Statement on DOJ Announcement of Suit Against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio Over Multiple Civil Rights Violations
May 1, 2012 CAPAC Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
March 27, 2012 Grijalva Releases SB 1070 Supreme Court Case Amicus Brief at Capitol Hill Press Conference -- Document and Signatory List Included
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Aug. 4, 2010 Grijalva Lauds Court Rejection of California Proposition 8 Ban on Gay Marriage, Highlights Finding That Law Has No "Rational Basis"
April 22, 2010 Grijalva Statement On The Economic Consequences Of Arizona Passing SB 1070
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
Feb. 1, 2010 Letter To Mr. Robert Mazzuca, Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
Dec. 16, 2009 Grijalva Calls For Full Investigation of Rio Tinto Human Rights Record Before Lucrative Mining Land Swap
Aug. 11, 2009 Grijalva, Members of Congress Call on President Obama to take further Measures against Honduran Coup Regime
July 8, 2009 Opening Statement at the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Legislative Hearing on H.R. 481, H.R. 685, H.R. 1593, H.R. 2167, AND H.R. 2806
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Sept. 26, 2007 Letter to Chairwoman Feinstein and Majority Leader Reid
June 28, 2007 Rep. Grijalva Supports Bills to Protect the American Worker
Feb. 8, 2007 Letter: To H. Lee Scott, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Wal-Mart Stores
Dec. 16, 2005 Spying on Americans a Breach of Trust
Dec. 15, 2005 Grijalva: PATRIOT Act Reauthorization an Attack on Civil Liberties
Aug. 2, 2005 Rep. Grijalva to Join Rev. Jesse Jackson at Voting Rights March in Atlanta
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