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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Date Title
Aug. 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services; the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services; the Honorable Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services and the Honorable Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Armed Services - Support the Afghan Special Immigration Visa Program
July 6, 2016 Letter to Mr. Leon Rodriguez, Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service- Stop Increase of Immigration and Naturalization Fees
June 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State - Calling on Secretary John Kerry to meet US Commitment to Syrian Refugees
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services - Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, John Kerry, Secretary of the U.S. Department of State- Congressional Call for Federal Government to Grant Temporary Protected Status to Ecuadorian Nationals Following Tragic Earthquake
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Sarah Sandaña, Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement- Intervention in Case of Malachy McAllister
Feb. 26, 2016 McGovern, House Democrats Introduce Fair Day in Court for Kids Act
Feb. 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State and Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Strengthen Visa Waiver Program to Protect Dual Nationals, American Visitors to Iran
Jan. 12, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Demanding End to Immigration Raids
Dec. 11, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate, and the Hon. Harry Reid, Minority Leader, U.S. Senate - Consider Improvements To Visa Waiver Bill Provisions
Dec. 7, 2015 McGovern Statement on Trump Muslim Immigration Policy
Dec. 4, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Reject Attempts to Block Refugee Program in Omnibus Bill
Nov. 16, 2015 McGovern Statement on Syrian Refugee Crisis
Nov. 4, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Extend Humanitarian Parole to 20,000 Syrians
Nov. 2, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama - Assist Vulnerable Women and Children at Mexico's Southern Border
Oct. 30, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State and Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Continued Prioritization of Special Immigrant Visa Program
July 31, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy
July 23, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3009, Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act
June 24, 2015 Letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson, Department of Homeland Security - Family Detention Facilities
June 23, 2015 Letter to Department of Homeland Security - Protect LGBT Immigrants from Sexual Assault
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention
March 16, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Green Card Backlog
March 16, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Immigration Visa System
Jan. 13, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 37, Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 185, Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 240, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Protect LGBT Unaccompanied Minors
Dec. 4, 2014 Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3979, Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5759, Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act of 2014; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5781, California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014
Nov. 21, 2014 Statement of Congressman McGovern on the President's Immigration Action
Nov. 13, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Immigration
Sept. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Use Executive Action to Protect LGBT Immigrants
Sept. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Please Meet with Immigrant Families
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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Immigration
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
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