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We Must Secure Our Borders First

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Location: Washington, DC

Today, Speaker Boehner announced that he would not bring immigration reform to the floor for the vote if there were not a majority of Republicans supporting the legislation. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:

"What the Senate has proposed for comprehensive immigration reform is a thinly veiled amnesty bill. Our priority should be focused on securing our borders and enforcing the laws that are currently on the books. This is why, I was one of the seventy who signed and advocated for the Hastert letter, encouraging leadership to hold an exhaustive discussion on immigration reform within the Republican Conference."


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