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Charlie Dent's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Charles 'Charlie' W. Dent
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 15, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 15
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Pamela; 3 Children: Kathryn, William, Jack
Birth Date: 05/24/1960
Birth Place: Allentown, PA
Home City: Allentown, PA
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Border Security
Aug. 1, 2014 Dent Supports Targeted Solutions to Address Border Crisis
July 31, 2014 Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014
July 21, 2014 Congressman Dent Co-Sponsors Bill Aimed at Speedily Sending Minors Caught Up in the Border Crisis Back to Their Parents
July 15, 2014 Dent Releases Statement Regarding President Obama's Emergency Funding Request for Crisis at Border
July 10, 2013 Congressman Dent's Statement on the House Approach to Immigration Reform
Feb. 5, 2013 As Momentum for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Grows, Nadler and Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Uniting American Families Act to Provide Immigration Equality for LGBT Families
Dec. 19, 2012 Passage of Residency Requirements Bill
Dec. 5, 2012 Clarification with Respect to Absence from the United States Due to Certain Employment by Chief of Mission or Armed Forces
June 6, 2012 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013
Oct. 12, 2011 Altmire, Dent, Lieberman, Scott Brown Introduce Enemy Expatriation Act
March 21, 2011 Dent Introduces Bill to 'Name and Shame' Countries That Refuse Deported Aliens
Dec. 9, 2010 Dent Opposes DREAM Act
July 26, 2010 Dent Condemns Justice Department Lawsuit Against Arizona, While "Sanctuary Cities' Get a Pass
June 10, 2009 Castle/Dent Amendment Will "Name and Shame" Countries Who Refuse Deported Aliens
June 10, 2009 Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 And 2011
May 13, 2009 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - The President's FY2010 Budget Request for the Department of Homeland Security
March 19, 2009 Rep. Dent Seeks to End "Sanctuary City" Polices, Deny Bail for Illegal Immigrants Charged with Felonies
Feb. 25, 2009 Hearing of the House of Homeland Security Committee - DHS: The Path Forward
June 18, 2008 Civil Air Patrol Homeland Security Support Act of 2007
June 18, 2008 Rep. Dent's Bill to Strengthen Homeland Security Aviation Assets Passes House
May 6, 2008 Immigration Reform Shouldn't be Forgotten
April 30, 2008 Congressman Dent's Civil Air Patrol Bill Moves Forward
April 10, 2008 Dent, Castle and Specter Introduce House Bill to Sanction Countries that Refuse Deported Criminals
April 10, 2008 Press Conference with Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA); Rep. Michael Castle (R-DE); and Rep. Charles Dent (R-PA) - Accountability in Immigration Repatriation Act of 2008
April 3, 2008 Rep. Dent Supports Decision to Complete Border Fence
Feb. 20, 2008 Rep. Dent Revisits U.S.-Mexico Border, Renews Call for Better Surveillance and Communications
Nov. 19, 2007 Rep. Dent Seeks to End "Sanctuary City" Polices, Deny Bail for Illegal Immigrants Charged With Felonies
Aug. 3, 2007 Rep. Dent Wants Answers To Majority's Un-Democratic Actions On House Floor
July 19, 2007 Congressman Dent named as conferee to 9/11 Recommendations bill
June 29, 2007 Senate Immgration Bill
June 21, 2007 Op-Ed By Rep. Dent: Senate Immigration Bill Was A Failure From The Start
June 15, 2007 Rep. Dent Votes To Secure Borders, Control Illegal Immigration And Fund First Responders
May 9, 2007 Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
May 9, 2007 Rep. Dent Fights to Get Key 9/11-Inspired Measure Included in Homeland Security Bill
March 13, 2007 Rep. Dent Seeks Better Screening Of High-Risk Passengers And Cargo Coming Into U.S.
Feb. 26, 2007 Congressman Dent Introduces Legislation To Provide Air Support For Border Security
Sept. 21, 2006 Press Releases - Congressman Dent lauds stronger laws to enforce border security
Aug. 24, 2006 Congressman Dent Tours "Lawless" Border in Laredo, Cities Need for Stronger Security
Dec. 17, 2005 Dent Touts Bill to Greatly Enhance Border Security
Dec. 15, 2005 Border Portection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005
June 27, 2005 Homeland Security
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Justice and Law Enforcement
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Justice and Law Enforcement
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