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Beto O'Rourke's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Beto O'Rourke
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amy; 3 Children
Birth Date: 09/26/1972
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: El Paso, TX
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Immigration Reform
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Administration Administrator- DHS Role in Addressing Influx of Unaccompanied Children Entering the U.S.
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
March 26, 2014 Border Security
March 26, 2014 Rep. Beto O'Rourke and Rep. Steve Pearce Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect the Civil Rights of Border Residents, Restore Accountability at CBP and Ensure the Safety of Front-Line Officers and Agents
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Immigration Detention Requirement
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. 25, 2013 Letter to Thomas Winkowski, Action Commissioner, US Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol Abuses
Nov. 14, 2013 The Border Patrol Pay Reform Act
Oct. 31, 2013 Pearce, O'Rourke Introduce Bipartisan Immigration Bill
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to President Obama - End Immigrant Detention Bed Mandate
Sept. 18, 2013 Comprehensive Immigration Reform
July 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Support for the Release of DREAM Activists
July 10, 2013 O'Rourke Joins Congressional Border Caucus to Announce Priorities for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
June 27, 2013 Immigration
June 25, 2013 Press Release: Border Representatives Cuellar, Vela, and O'Rourke Issue Statement on Corker-Hoeven Amendment
June 5, 2013 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014
May 16, 2013 The Foster Children Opportunity Act
April 30, 2013 Rep. O'Rourke & Rep. Cuellar Announce Progress on Wait Times
April 23, 2013 El Paso Times - U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke Talks Terrorism, Border Security
April 17, 2013 Congressman O'Rourke Praises Progress on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman John Carter and Ranking Member David Price, House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Requesting Funding for Staffing of Additional Customs Agents
March 15, 2013 El Paso Times: House Bill Would Allow Local Port Partnerships
March 13, 2013 Congressmen Cuellar, McCaul, Vela, O'Rourke, Gallego, and Farenthold Introduce the Bipartisan "Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2013"
Feb. 28, 2013 Rep. O'Rourke Votes to Reauthorize and Strengthen the Violence Against Women Act; Bill Now Headed to President Obama
Feb. 5, 2013 Immigration Reform
Oct. 1, 2012 Immigration Laws
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Social Justice
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