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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Peter F. Welch
Office: U.S. House (VT) - At-Large, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - At-Large
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Margaret Cheney; 5 Children, 3 Stepchildren
Birth Date: 05/02/1947
Birth Place: Springfield, MA
Home City: Norwich, VT
Religion: Catholic
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Date Title
Issue Position: Immigration
July 8, 2014 VPR News - Delegation Supports President's Call for Emergency Immigration Funds
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Nov. 11, 2013 Addison County Independent - Farmers Need Labor, Seek Immigration Reform
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
May 23, 2013 House Bill Blocks Border Fee Study
April 25, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Abandon Cross-Border Fee Proposal
April 10, 2013 WPTZ - NY, Vt. Reps to Push for Dairy Farm Worker Visas
June 21, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 23, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 17, 2011 Senate Democrats Announce Agreement with GOP's Paul to Extend Expired Benefits for Elderly and Disabled Refugees
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
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
Jan. 24, 2008 Welch Slams DHS Decision to End ‘Oral Declarations' at Northern Border
Sept. 5, 2007 National Passport Month
July 17, 2007 House Passes Reform To Alleviate Passport Backlogs
Feb. 21, 2007 Letter: To Michael Chertoff, Secretary, US Department of Homeland Security; Henrietta H. Fore, Under Secretary for Management, US Department of State
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