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John Lewis' Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: John R. Lewis
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lillian; 1 Child: John
Birth Date: 02/21/1940
Birth Place: Troy, AL
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
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
Jan. 29, 2014 Rep. John Lewis 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. 12, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Leads Push Toward Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Oct. 8, 2013 Wall Street Journal - Mall Protesters Want Immigration Back in Spotlight
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
July 29, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Support for the Release of DREAM Activists
April 9, 2013 Letter to House and Senate Leaders - Immigration Reform Must Include Strong Civil Rights and Due Process Protections
June 18, 2012 Rep. John Lewis on President's Directive on Immigration Policy
May 17, 2012 Ill-Conceived Violence Against Women Act Passes the House
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 27, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Responds to Georgia Court Decision to Block Provisions of HR 87
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To The Honorable President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren
Nov. 20, 2008 America's Table: A Thanksgiving Reader Celebrating Our Diverse Roots and Shared Values
Aug. 29, 2006 Letter to Secretary Chertoff
Feb. 11, 2005 Rep. John Lewis Opposes Anti-Immigration Bill
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