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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: James 'Jim' P. McGovern
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lisa; 2 Children: Patrick, Molly
Birth Date: 11/20/1959
Birth Place: Worcester, MA
Home City: Worcester, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Hunger & Human Rights
Issue Position: Immigration
Aug. 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urge President to Take Big, Broad Actions
Aug. 5, 2014 Statement of U.S. Rep Jim McGovern on his Trip to the U.S. - Mexico Border
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 18, 2014 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim MvGovern on Humanitarian Crisis at the Border
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
June 24, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6, Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3301, North American Energy Infrastructure Act
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
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
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Immigration Detention Requirement
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Thomas Winkowski, Action Commissioner, US Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol Abuses
Nov. 20, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1900, Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
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
Nov. 15, 2010 Marine Sergeant Michael H. Ferschke, Jr. Memorial Act
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
Sept. 21, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4830, Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2006; for Consideration of H.R. 6094, Community Protection Act of 2006
Sept. 13, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 994, Expressing Sense of the House of Representatives on Fifth Anniversary of Terrorist Attacks Launched Agains
July 27, 2006 Letter to The Honorable Jerry Lewis And The Honorable David Obey
July 19, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2601, Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007
May 17, 2005 Providing For Consideration of H.R. 2360, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2006
Feb. 9, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 418, Real ID Act of 2005
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Immigration
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