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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
Date Title
Jan. 17, 2018 Tweet - "Honored to meet w/ MD #DREAMers today & hear their stories. DREAMers are students, medical professionals, teachers & other members of the community who make real contributions to our nation. I won't stop working until Congress acts to #protectDREAMers. http://bit.ly/2BaOGHM"
Jan. 17, 2018 Hoyer Meets with Maryland Dreamers and CASA
Jan. 17, 2018 Tweet - "America is strengthened by our diverse immigrant populations. Democrats remain committed to a permanent legislative solution to #ProtectDREAMers & ensure our nation continues to #ValueOurFamilies."
Jan. 16, 2018 Tweet - "I also told reporters that we must take action this week to #ProtectDREAMers. Everyone agrees we should ensure DREAMers can stay here. We must reach agreement this week."
Jan. 16, 2018 Tweet - "Trump Admin's immigration report paints a misleading picture of a nation under assault from foreigners seeking to bring terrorism, violence, & economic drain to our country, & has one goal: to distract from @POTUS' failure to address the #DACA crisis."
Jan. 16, 2018 Tweet - "Taking action to #protectDREAMers isn't just the moral thing to do -- it would also benefit the economy. RT if you agree Congress must pass a permanent legislative solution to allow #DREAMers to remain here and continue contributing to our nation."
Jan. 16, 2018 Tweet - "Today on the Floor, the House will consider 8 bills--none of which address the urgent priorities of the American people, including the need to fund govt, #ProtectDREAMers, & reauthorize #CHIP. http://bit.ly/2B5mkPp"
Jan. 16, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Trump Administration's Misleading Immigration "Report"
Jan. 12, 2018 Hoyer Discusses the Urgent Need for Congress to Protect DREAMers, Funding the Government, and the 2018 Midterm Elections on CSPAN's "Newsmakers"
Jan. 11, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Reports of a Senate Deal on Immigration
Jan. 11, 2018 Tweet - "I joined @CNN @NewDay this morning to discuss the meeting at the White House this week & Democrats' work to #ProtectDREAMers. There is overwhelming consensus that Congress should pass a permanent solution to allow DREAMers to remain here, and we ought to take up a bill ASAP."
Jan. 11, 2018 Tweet - "I look forward to reviewing the details of the reported deal to ensure it protects #DREAMers and does not harm unrelated immigration policy areas that should instead be part of a comprehensive immigration reform package."
Jan. 11, 2018 Tweet - ".@RealDonaldTrump's comments are racist & a disgrace. They do not reflect our nation's values. Immigrants from throughout the world of all races, nationalities, & religions have built this country & are contributing today to its improvement. http://bit.ly/2FtsoVa 1/2"
Jan. 11, 2018 Hoyer Discusses the Urgent Need for a Legislative Solution to Protect DREAMers on CNN
Jan. 10, 2018 Tweet - "This week, @RealDonaldTrump ended legal protections for 200,000 Salvadorans living in the United States under temporary protected status. This misguided decision could spark a new economic and humanitarian crisis in Central America. Congress must take action to #SaveTPS."
Jan. 10, 2018 Tweet - "While the injunction is important for recognizing the serious harm posed by ending #DACA, it is only a temporary reprieve. It doesn't change that Congress must act without delay to provide assurance to #DREAMers & their families that they can remain here."
Jan. 10, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Federal District Court Ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program
Jan. 10, 2018 Tweet - "I was proud to join @RepLujanGrisham & an inspiring group of #DREAMers to call on Republicans to bring permanent legislative solution to the Floor to #protectDREAMers. With 122 #DREAMers losing #DACA protections every day, we must act now. http://bit.ly/2CYsINg"
Jan. 10, 2018 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with Hispanic Caucus Chair Lujan Grisham and DREAMers to Call for Immediate Legislative Action to Protect DREAMers
Jan. 9, 2018 Tweet - "My statement on today's meeting at the @WhiteHouse. Democrats' priority remains the same: ensuring that DREAMers can remain in the only country they've ever called home. http://bit.ly/2CUN2iy"
Jan. 9, 2018 Hoyer Statement on White House Meeting
Jan. 8, 2018 Tweet - "POTUS' decision to end TPS for 200,000 Salvadorans who have sought refuge in this country is both misguided & dangerous. Congress ought to pass legislation that allows those holding temporary protected status to remain here. #SaveTPS http://bit.ly/2mayalQ"
Jan. 8, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the Trump Administration's Decision to End Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans
Jan. 3, 2018 Tweet - "Bipartisan former @DHSGov Secretaries agree that Congress must act as soon as possible to #ProtectDREAMers -- not wait until March. Every day, #DREAMers are losing their protections, and I urge GOP leadership to allow a vote on the #DREAMActNow."
Dec. 20, 2017 Tweet - "As of today, 12,884 #DREAMers have lost #DACA protections after @POTUS ended the program in Sept. Every day @HouseGOP leadership doesn't take action 122 #DREAMers lose protections. We must pass #DREAMActNow to #ProtectDREAMers before the end of the year. https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/immigration/news/2017/11/09/442502/thousands-daca-recipients-already-losing-protection-deportation/ …"
Dec. 20, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with House Democrats on the Need to Pass the DREAM Act
Dec. 18, 2017 Tweet - "As of today, 12,641 #DACA recipients have lost their protections since September 5. Every day Congress does not take action, 122 #DREAMers lose jobs & opportunities. We must pass #DREAMActNow so #DREAMers can continue to contribute to our nation's future."
Dec. 18, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at Rally Outside the Capitol with DREAMers
Dec. 15, 2017 Tweet - "Congress must pass the #DREAMActNow to #protectDREAMers. Since Sept 5th, 12,278 #DACA recipients have lost their protections & are at risk of deportation. #DREAMers can't wait any longer & every day @HouseGOP delays, 122 more #DREAMers lose protections. https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/immigration/news/2017/11/09/442502/thousands-daca-recipients-already-losing-protection-deportation/ …"
Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "Another day without the #DREAMAct means 12,034 #DREAMers have lost their #DACA protections since September 5th. Every day of inaction leads to 122 more DREAMers losing status. Congress must pass the #DREAMActNow."
Dec. 11, 2017 Tweet - "Today, 11,790 #DACA recipients have lost their protections since @RealDonaldTrump ended the program. Every day Congress fails to act to #protectDREAMers leads to 122 more DREAMers losing DACA status. We must pass the #DREAMActNow."
Dec. 5, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at a Press Conference With AAPI DREAMers on the Need to Bring the DREAM Act to the Floor
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "On the Floor today, the House will consider seven bills, none of which fund the government, reauthorize #CHIP, #ProtectDREAMers, or address other priorities we must act on before the end of the year."
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "Outraged by reports that over 900 #DREAMers' #DACA renewals were rejected due to issues with the mail. We must pass the #DREAMActNow to ensure these young people can stay in the United States & continue to contribute to our nation's future."
Nov. 28, 2017 Tweet - "Congress has 11 legislative days left before the end of the year and we must act to #ProtectDREAMers--800,000 young people who are significantly contributing to the U.S. economy."
Nov. 28, 2017 Tweet - "By rescinding DACA, @RealDonaldTrump has put our economy at risk of losing thousands of jobs. Congress must #ProtectDREAMers & support our economy by bringing the #DREAMAct to the Floor."
Nov. 28, 2017 Tweet - "@HouseGOP, if you support #DREAMers, then bring the #DREAMAct to the Floor for a vote to provide a permanent legislative solution to #ProtectDREAMers before the end of the year."
Nov. 28, 2017 Tweet - "Over 100 #DREAMers will lose their #DACA protections every day that Congress does not take action to #ProtectDREAMers. House Republicans ought to bring the #DREAMAct to the Floor as soon as possible."
Nov. 28, 2017 Tweet - "An estimated 20,000 teachers in our schools are #DREAMers. Retweet to urge Republicans to bring the #DREAMAct to the Floor to #ProtectDREAMers."
Nov. 27, 2017 Tweet - "According to a @FoxNews poll, a strong majority of Americans -- Dems, Republicans, and Independents alike -- agree we must #ProtectDREAMers. I urge @HouseGOP to bring the #DREAMAct to the Floor for a vote before the end of the year."
Nov. 21, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Trump Administration's Decision to End Temporary Protected Status for Haitians
Nov. 21, 2017 Tweet - "I am extremely disappointed that @DHSgov is ending #TPS for 50,000 Haitians living in the United States. Once again, President Trump is putting his strident anti-immigrant agenda ahead of moral, humane, and rational policy.
Nov. 15, 2017 Hoyer, Aguilar Meet with DREAMer Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders Supporting the DREAM Act
Nov. 14, 2017 Tweet - I told reporters I am still pushing for Congress to pass the #DREAMAct as soon as possible as more #DREAMers are losing protection with each passing day
Nov. 9, 2017 Tweet - Today marks another day @HouseGOP does not bring the #DREAMAct to the Floor to provide a permanent legislative solution to #ProtectDREAMers
Nov. 9, 2017 Hoyer: Words Are Not Enough; We Must Bring the DREAM Act to the Floor Now
Nov. 9, 2017 Tweet - Trump's decision to rescind #DACA leaves #DREAMers living with great uncertainty about their future. We must pass #DREAMActNow to give them peace of mind.
Nov. 7, 2017 Tweet - Trump Admin's decision to end #TPS for Nicaraguans is misguided & inhumane. I urge @POTUS to reconsider
Nov. 6, 2017 Tweet - I urge Trump Admin to keep in place Temporary Protected Status for 325K vetted, legally present & authorized immigrants in the U.S. #SaveTPS
Nov. 6, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Trump Administration's Decision to End Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans
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