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John Kerry's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: John Forbes Kerry
Office: U.S. Secretary of State, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Teresa Heinz; 2 Children: Alexandra, Vanessa; 3 Stepchildren: John, Andre, Christopher
Birth Date: 12/11/1943
Birth Place: Aurora, CO
Home City: Boston, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Immigration
July 1, 2014 Remarks With President Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador, President Otto Fernando Perez Molina of Guatemala, and Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero Trejo de Corrales of Honduras Before Their Meeting
May 21, 2014 Remarks With Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade
July 23, 2012 Kerry Statement on the Death of Oswaldo Paya
June 20, 2012 Kerry Recognizes World Refugee Day
June 22, 2011 Kerry Co-Sponsors Commonsense Immigration Reform Legislation
May 17, 2011 New Safeguards Help Haitian Families in Massachusetts Still Reeling After Earthquake
May 11, 2011 Kerry Continues Drumbeat for DREAM Act
April 6, 2011 Leading the Fight for LGBT Immigration Equality
March 14, 2011 Kerry-Lugar-Udall Visa Bill Will Create Jobs in America
March 4, 2011 Gillibrand, Kerry, Leahy, Lautenberg, Menendez Move to Reduce Backlog of Visas for Haitians Struggling to Reunite with their Families
Sept. 14, 2010 As 5000 New Americans Earn Citizenship in Fenway Park, Kerry Proposes Immigration Law to Protect Children, Families
July 15, 2010 Letter to The President
April 28, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
April 23, 2010 Kerry Urges Veto of Arizona Immigration Bill
March 20, 2010 Kerry Stands With MA Immigration Activists Heading to Washington for Sunday Rally
March 9, 2010 Chairman Kerry Statement On Greece's Acceptance Into The Visa Waiver Program
Feb. 24, 2010 Kerry-Lugar Visa Bill Will Create Jobs in America
Oct. 30, 2009 Kerry Applauds End of Discriminatory Travel Ban
April 16, 2009 Chairman Kerry To Seek Ratification Of Arms Trafficking Treaty
March 19, 2009 Letter to the The Honorable Eric Holder, United States Attorney General
Dec. 10, 2008 Senator John Kerry Statement on New Massachusetts' ICE Report
July 3, 2008 Standard-Times - Comprehensive Immigration Reform a Must
June 25, 2008 Washington Times - America's Unfair HIV/AIDS Policy-Lift the Ban on Travel and Immigration
May 13, 2008 Kerry Announces that Immigrant Wife of Iraqi Hero Won't Be Deported
March 28, 2008 Kerry Honored with 100% Rating by Civil Rights Advocates
March 13, 2008 Kerry Provisions on Vaccines, Anti-Discrimination Included in PEPFAR
March 6, 2008 New Bedford Standard Times' South Coast Today - Your View: Immigration Enforcers Fail to Police Themselves
March 6, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Julie Myers, Assistant Secretary of Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Feb. 29, 2008 Cape Cod Times - Kerry Lobbies for H-2B Relief
Feb. 13, 2008 FISA Amendments Act
Jan. 18, 2008 Kerry Welcomes IG Decision to Investigate Callous, Hasty Immigration Raid
Dec. 17, 2007 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act--Motion to Proceed --
Dec. 14, 2007 Kerry, Smith Introduce Legislation To End Discriminatory, Counterproductive HIV Law
Oct. 24, 2007 Kerry: Roadblock Republicans Stop Senate Passage of DREAM Act
Oct. 17, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 20, 2007 Kerry introduces Families First Immigration Enforcement Act
Sept. 4, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Iraq: An Independent Assessment
Aug. 10, 2007 Letter to Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security Julie Meyers
Aug. 2, 2007 Press Conference With Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Senator Barbara Boxer, And Senator John Kerry: Iraq Deployments
June 28, 2007 'These issues won't go away,' Kerry says
June 28, 2007 Immigration
June 21, 2007 Letter To Acting Secretary Of The United States Army Pete Geren
June 20, 2007 Letter To United States Department Of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff
June 19, 2007 Passport Delays Are Unacceptable, Kerry Tells Secretary Rice
June 4, 2007 'DREAM' Act would Give Young Immigrants a Chance at College by Sen. John Kerry The New Bedford Standard-Times
May 23, 2007 Kerry Amendment Protects Children, Families Caught In Immigration Raids
March 12, 2007 Kerry: I doubt ICE Has Any Real Idea About Who It's Detaining
March 12, 2007 Letter to Secretary Of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff
March 8, 2007 Kerry On Immigration Raid In New Bedford
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