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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Janice 'Jan' D. Schakowsky
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Robert Creamer; 2 Children: Ian, Mary; 1 Stepchild: Lauren
Birth Date: 05/26/1944
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Evanston, IL
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Immigration
July 9, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Immigration Crisis
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
June 19, 2014 Statement on Resolution to Name June as Immigrant Heritage Month
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
Jan. 28, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Dial Back Deportations
Nov. 21, 2013 House Democrats Stand in Solidarity with Fasters Calling on Congress to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
July 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Support for the Release of DREAM Activists
July 4, 2013 Statement on Independence Day
June 27, 2013 Statement on Senate Passage of Immigration Bill
June 21, 2013 Blog: Jan's Journal: Need Help with Your Student Loans?
June 5, 2013 H.R. 2217, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014
June 25, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act
June 21, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Republican Contempt Vote on Attorney General Holder
June 15, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Obama Administration Action to Protect Young Immigrants
May 16, 2012 VAWA-Women's Health Wednesday
May 16, 2012 House Democrats Press Conference - Pelosi and Hoyer Calling on GOP to Stop Blocking Bipartisan Senate Violence Against Women Act
May 1, 2012 Letter to Mr. Alejandro Mayorkas, Director U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Nov. 23, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 22, 2011 Members of Congress Sign Amicus Brief in Support of DOJ Lawsuit Against HB 5639
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
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
May 28, 2011 Rep. Schakowsky Statement on President Obama's Letter On Poland Inclusion in Visa Waiver Program
Dec. 8, 2010 Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010
April 26, 2010 Schakowsky's Statement On Arizona's Excessive Immigration Law
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
Dec. 10, 2009 Schakowsky 'Thrilled' Rigo Padilla Granted Reprieve; Calls For Immigration Reform Now
March 14, 2008 FISA Amendments Act of 2008
Nov. 16, 2007 Letter to Michael Chertoff, Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Sept. 21, 2007 Letter to Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
June 28, 2007 Schakowsky Statement on Senate Immigration Bill
May 17, 2007 Schakowsky Introduces VAWA Immigrant Victims Act of 2007
May 1, 2007 Schakowsky Urges Congress to Pass Sensible, Responsible and Comprehensive Immigration Reform
May 1, 2007 Schakowsky Urges Congress to Pass Sensible, Responsible and Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Feb. 12, 2007 Letter: David M. Walker, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office
July 27, 2006 Letter to The Honorable Jerry Lewis And The Honorable David Obey
May 15, 2006 Schakowsky Says Politics Drive Bush Immigration Policy
March 2, 2006 First National Study of Day Laborers Exposes Abuse, Injuries, H.R. 4437 Would Make Matters Worse
Jan. 25, 2006 Wexler Urges DOJ and DHS to Immediately Suspend the Deportation of Haitian Immigrants
Dec. 18, 2005 Conference Report on S. 1932, Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
Dec. 7, 2005 Schakowsky Says New Immigration Bill Unrealistic
Sept. 29, 2005 Supporting the Goals and Ideals of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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