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Trent Franks' Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Trent Franks
Office: U.S. House (AZ) - District 8, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 8
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Josephine; 2 Children: Joshua, Emily
Birth Date: 06/19/1957
Birth Place: Uravan, CO
Home City: Peoria, AZ
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Immigration
June 25, 2014 Franks Introduces National Border and Homeland Security Act
June 10, 2014 Franks: President Either Conniving or Inept in Handling Children Immigrating Illegally En Masse
March 31, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Frank Wolf, and Chakah Fattah - Increase Funding for SCAAP Reimbursements
March 6, 2014 Letter to the House Approprations Committee - Secure Borders
March 4, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - More Customs and Border Protection Officers
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status
March 11, 2013 Letter to the Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano - Release of Detained, Undocumented Immigrants
Feb. 28, 2013 Franks on Release of Detainees: Administration Again Makes Criminals' Lives Easier
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Immigration
Oct. 2, 2012 Franks Statement on Killing of Border Patrol Agent Near Brian Terry Station
June 27, 2012 Denounce Obama's Declaration of War against Arizona
Oct. 12, 2011 Immigration
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Minority Leader Pelosi, Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Aug. 25, 2010 Obama Administration Has Disastrously Mishandled Arizona Immigration Situation
July 21, 2010 81 Members of Congress File 'Friend of the Court' Brief Supporting Arizona in US v. Arizona
July 11, 2010 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
July 2, 2010 Franks Introduces Bill to Secure American Borders
July 1, 2010 Franks' Response to President Obama's Immigration Address
July 1, 2010 Franks' Response to President Obama's Immigration Address
June 24, 2010 Franks Urges Assistant Attorney General to Refrain from 'Politicized Litigation' Against AZ Immigration Law
June 24, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Jeff Sessions, Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee
May 26, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security
Oct. 14, 2009 Celebrating 90 Years Of United States-Polish Diplomatic Relations
June 4, 2009 Letter To The Honorable David Obey, Chairman, House Appropriations Committee; The Honorable Jerry Lewis, Ranking Member, House Appropriations Committee
April 3, 2008 Congressman Franks Supports the Department of Homeland Security's Decision to Expedite Building Border Fence
Oct. 19, 2007 Congressman Franks Votes to Sustain the President's SCHIP Veto
June 15, 2007 Congressman Franks Offers Amendment to Build Border Fence
April 18, 2007 Franks to Address Constituents and Community Leaders
Dec. 14, 2006 Speaker-Elect Pelosi Must Change the Democrats' Policy Regarding the War on Terror
Oct. 12, 2006 Congressman Trent Franks Remarks on Republican Efforts to Secure the Border and the Homeland
Sept. 22, 2006 Imperative Immigration Legislation Passed by Republican-led Congress
Sept. 14, 2006 Congressman Trent Franks Supports "Secure Fence Act of 2006"
March 30, 2006 Franks Calls for Secure Borders
Jan. 19, 2006 Franks Participates in Secure America Now Tour
Jan. 10, 2006 FNC The O'Reilly Factor - Transcript
Dec. 17, 2005 Franks Praises Republican Year-End Accomplishments
Dec. 16, 2005 Franks Votes to Secure the Borders
Nov. 29, 2005 Franks Applauds President's Visit to Arizona
July 29, 2005 Illegal Immigration, National Security
July 25, 2005 Representative Franks Condemns Recent Terrorist Attacks
July 1, 2005 Representative Franks Again Warns Border Not Secure
June 27, 2005 Representative Franks Warns Against Al-Jazeera Filming Arizona Border with Mexico
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Immigration
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