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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Immigration

Full Name: Keith M. Ellison
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 5, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kim; 4 Children: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, Amirah
Birth Date: 08/04/1963
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Muslim
Date Title
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Civil and Human Rights
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Immigration
July 1, 2014 After Major Push from Klobuchar, Franken, and Ellison, General Services Administration Announces It Will Abandon Plan to Relocate Twin Cities U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Office to Building that was Inaccessible by Public Transportation
June 30, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Right to Work and Immigration Reform
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 12, 2014 Letter to Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the United States General Services Administration, and Lori Scialabba, Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - USCIS Field Office Location
June 12, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison Introduce Bill to Ensure Government Buildings Can Be Accessed by Public Transportation and Prevent Future Errors
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
April 2, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Supreme Court Decision in McCutcheon v. FEC
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
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Immigration Detention Requirement
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to President Obama - End Immigrant Detention Bed Mandate
June 27, 2013 Ellison Statement On Senate Immigration Bill
March 15, 2013 Payne Hosts Liberian National Immigration Conference
March 12, 2013 Lawmakers Seek To Prevent Liberians From Being Deported
March 12, 2013 Lawmakers Seek To Prevent Liberians From Being Deported
Feb. 14, 2013 Ellison Reintroduces "Strengthening Refugee Resettlement Act" As Part Of Immigration Reform Effort
Jan. 29, 2013 Rep. Keith Ellison On Immigration Proposal: Our Laws Must Live Up To Our Values
Jan. 22, 2013 President Obama's Inaugural Speech
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Secretary Napolitano
Nov. 30, 2012 Ellison Statement On His Vote Against The STEM Jobs Act (HR 6429)
Sept. 20, 2012 Ellison Introduces "Strengthening Refugee Resettlement Act"
Nov. 23, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 22, 2011 Members of Congress Sign Amicus Brief in Support of DOJ Lawsuit Against HB 5639
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Minority Leader Pelosi, Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer
Aug. 16, 2011 Ellison Applauds President Obama's Extension of Temporary Status for Liberian Refugees
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
March 31, 2011 Ellison Introduces Bill to Protect Residency Status of Liberian Political Refugees in Minnesota
Dec. 9, 2010 Helping Young People Achieve The American Dream
April 29, 2010 We Need To Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform Now
Feb. 23, 2010 Press Release: Klobuchar and Ellison Urge President to Extend Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
Feb. 23, 2010 Klobuchar and Ellison Urge President to Extend Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
Sept. 19, 2007 Majority Makers
July 30, 2007 Liberia Designation Extension
June 18, 2007 Fast Track Trade
May 7, 2007 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Immigration
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