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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 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
July 25, 2016 Speech by Bernie Sanders at the 2016 Democratic Party Convention Sen. Bernard Sanders Philadelphia, PA
July 14, 2016 Lofgren and Leahy Lead Bicameral Introduction Of Refugee Protection Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Leahy And Lofgren Lead Bicameral Introduction Of Refugee Protection Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act--Motion to Proceed Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 30, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary- "Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security" Opening Statement Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Sanders Statement on Supreme Court Immigration Case Sen. Bernard Sanders Wilmington, DE
June 23, 2016 Sanders at Latino Conference Denounces Trump's "Bigotry' Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Supreme Court's Decision In United States v. Texas Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
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 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 World Refugee Day Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
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 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Murphy, Blumenthal Join Senate Colleagues in Calling for Halt to Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama- Halt Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Murphy, Blumenthal Join Senate Colleagues in Calling for Halt to Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama- Halt Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 6, 2016 Senate Should Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Not Partisan Legislation Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 4, 2016 Sanders Hosts Meeting on Immigration Reform Sen. Bernard Sanders Los Angeles, CA
May 21, 2016 Sanders Visits U.S.-Mexican Border Sen. Bernard Sanders San Diego, CA
May 18, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States-Syrian Refuge Resettlement Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 18, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States-Syrian Refuge Resettlement Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Sanders Statement on Deportations Sen. Bernard Sanders Rapid City, SD
April 26, 2016 Leahy, Sanders and Welch Joint Statement On Rutland Vermont Welcoming 100 Syrian Refugees Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
April 4, 2016 Sanders: Stop the Separation of Immigrant Children and Families Sen. Bernard Sanders Madison, WI
March 23, 2016 Reps. Welch, Collins, and Trott Author Legislation to Streamline Process for Canadian Entertainers to Bring Talents to American Consumers Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 19, 2016 Sanders Visits U.S.-Mexican Border Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 9, 2016 Transcript: The Post-Univision Democratic Debate, Annotated Sen. Bernard Sanders Miami, FL
Feb. 25, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest - Opening Statement of Sen. Patrick Leahy - Hearing Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Opening Statement of Sen. Patrick Leahy - Hearing on "The Unaccompanied Children Crisis: Does the Administration Have a Plan to Stop the Border Surge and Adequately Monitor the Children?" Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2016 Leahy: Unaccompanied Children Fleeing Violence Deserve Fair, Humane Treatment Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2016 Sanders Backs Legislation to Guarantee Due Process for Border Refugees Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2016 Sanders, Grijalva Demand Accountability for Immigration Enforcement Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2016 Menendez, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Protect Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Seeking Asylum Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Visa Waiver Program for Dual Nationals Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2016 The Washington Post - Transcript: The Democratic Debate in Milwaukee, Annotated Sen. Bernard Sanders Milwaukee, WI
Feb. 6, 2016 Sanders Statement on Detrimental Effect Flint Humanitarian Crisis is Having on Aspiring Americans Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2016 Leahy: Job-Creating Foreign Investment Program (EB-5) Must Be Reformed Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Regarding Immigration Raids Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington D.C.
Jan. 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Regarding Immigration Raids Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington D.C.
Jan. 19, 2016 Sanders Statement on High Court Immigration Case Sen. Bernard Sanders Carroll, IA
Jan. 12, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Demanding End to Immigration Raids Rep. Peter Welch Washington, D.C.
Jan. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - End Deportation Raids, Protect Vulnerable Immigrant Families Sen. Bernard Sanders Las Vegas, NV
Jan. 7, 2016 Sanders Calls for Obama to End Deportation Raids, Protect Vulnerable Immigrant Families Sen. Bernard Sanders Las Vegas, NV
Dec. 24, 2015 Sanders Statement on DHS Plans for Massive Raids Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Dec. 23, 2015 Sanders Discusses Immigration Reform in Chicago Sen. Bernard Sanders Chicago, IL
Dec. 19, 2015 Third Democratic Debate Sen. Bernard Sanders Goffstown, NH
Dec. 17, 2015 Rejecting Hateful Rhetoric Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2015 Leahy Statement on America's History of Religious Tolerance and Respect for Personal Freedoms Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 4, 2015 Days Before Program Expires, Leahy & Grassley Urge Support for Legislation to Reform & Extend Job-Creating Foreign Investment Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Reject Attempts to Block Refugee Program in Omnibus Bill Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2015 Sanders, Congressional Democrats File Amicus Brief Supporting Obama's Immigration Executive Actions Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2015 Sanders Campaign Statement on Hunger Strike Spreading Across Immigration Detention Centers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 24, 2015 Sanders Introduces "Families First' Immigration Plan Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Nov. 20, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Need to Reform the EB-5 Regional Center Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Nov. 20, 2015 Our Enemy Is ISIS, Not Refugees Fleeing ISIS Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Nov. 19, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Anniversary of Executive Action on Immigration Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Nov. 19, 2015 Senate Floor Remarks of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) As he And Senator Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) Object to the Sudden Bid by Senator Cruz to Bring his Anti-Refugee Bill to an Immediate Senate Vote Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Nov. 19, 2015 Senator Bernie Sanders on Democratic Socialism in the United States Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2015 Reforming The EB-5 Regional Center Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2015 The Anniversary of Executive Action on Immigration Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2015 Democratic Debate Transcript: Clinton, Sanders, O'Malley in Iowa Sen. Bernard Sanders Des Moines, IA
Nov. 10, 2015 Sanders Statement on Immigration Ruling Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 9, 2015 Sanders Releases Key Elements of Broader Immigration Plan Sen. Bernard Sanders Las Vegas, NV
Nov. 9, 2015 Remarks at the Fair Immigration Reform Movement Strategy Summit Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
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 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, on the "Stop Sanctuary Cities Policies and Protect Americans Act," S.2146 Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Oct. 20, 2015 Leahy: Senate Must Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Not Partisan Legislation Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 19, 2015 Stop Sanctuary Cities Policies and Protect Americans Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2015 CNN Democratic Party Presidential Debate Sen. Bernard Sanders Las Vegas, NV
Oct. 10, 2015 Congressman Grijalva Backs Bernie at Tucson Rally Where Sanders Speaks on Immigration Reform, Gun Safety Sen. Bernard Sanders Tucson, AZ
Oct. 1, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Leahy, Hearing on Oversight of the Administration's FY 2016 Refugee Resettlement Program: Fiscal and Security Implications Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2015 Personal Reflections On The Pope's Historic Visit Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Sept. 16, 2015 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Need to End Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and Pass Immigration Reform September 16, 2015 Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Sept. 16, 2015 Immigration Reform Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 4, 2015 Sanders Calls for Immigration Reform, Rips Trump Attacks on Immigrants Sen. Bernard Sanders Muscatine, IA
Aug. 18, 2015 Remarks at the AFL-CIO Conference Sen. Bernard Sanders Las Vegas, NV
Aug. 4, 2015 Discrimination Against Dominicans of Haitian Descent Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 31, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
July 24, 2015 Durbin, Leahy, Ellison, Cicilline Introduce Bill to Enhance Protections for International Religious Freedom Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 21, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Administration's Misdirected Immigration Enforcement Policies: Examining the Impact on Public Safety and Honoring the Victims Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 13, 2015 Sanders Addresses La Raza on Racism and Immigration Sen. Bernard Sanders Kansas City, MO
June 24, 2015 Letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson, Department of Homeland Security - Family Detention Facilities Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 24, 2015 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Changes to the Administration's Family Detention Practices Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
June 19, 2015 Prepared Remarks for National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Conference Sen. Bernard Sanders Las Vegas, NV
June 19, 2015 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, To Recognize World Refugee Day Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
June 4, 2015 Leahy & Grassley Introduce Legislation To Improve & Extend Job-Creating Foreign Investment Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 3, 2015 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolution Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 DACA and DAPA Programs Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 9, 2015 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, and Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Displacement of U.S. Workers by H-1B Visa Holders Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 17, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Immigration Reforms Needed to Protect Skilled American Workers Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 16, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Green Card Backlog Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 16, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Immigration Visa System Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
March 3, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2015 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Debate Blocking Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 17, 2014 Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Western District Court of Pennsylvania Decision on the President's Executive Action Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 10, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Keeping Families Together: The President's Executive Action On Immigration And The Need To Pass Comprehensive Reform Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
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