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Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1335, Strengthening Fishing Communities And Increasing Flexibility In Fisheries Management Act May 20, 2015
Jared Polis, D-CO
"This Congress could do a lot better with regard to dealing with issues that I hear about from my constituents every day, day in and day out, whether that is fixing our broken immigration system, whether it is protecting our country from terrorism, whether it is preventing future Amtrak derailments. Those are the kinds of topics that, I think, the American people want to see us discussing here today rather than gutting an important piece of legislation which many charter fishermen, recreational fishermen, and commercial fishermen applaud in having successfully sustained their livelihoods or their passions for the last generation."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1806, America Competes Reauthorization Act Of 2015; Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2250, Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2016; And Providing For… May 19, 2015
Jared Polis, D-CO
"Mr. Speaker, I was told the gentleman from Washington shares a desire to address the broken immigration system. I know the chair of the Committee on Rules, Mr. Sessions, has indicated similarly. Just as I have posed to Mr. Sessions in the past, I would like to pose to the gentleman from Washington if he has a timeframe for when we can expect immigration legislation here on the floor of the House."
Congress Must Address Our Broken Immigration System May 19, 2015
Jared Polis, D-CO
"It should be incumbent on any politician who seeks to thwart or undermine these programs to propose a legislative solution through Congress. That is everybody’s first choice. Only Congress can provide a pathway to citizenship. Only Congress can permanently replace our broken immigration system with one that works, one that restores the rule of law, one that secures our border, and one that provides a pathway to citizenship."
Daca And Dapa Programs May 19, 2015
Richard Durbin, D-IL
"Well, the sad reality is that is not going to happen, and obviously the Republicans are not going to do anything to deal with our broken immigration system. There are casualties with this decision. One of them is Naomi Florentino. This attractive young woman was brought to the United States from Mexico when she was 10 years old. She grew up in Smyrna, TN. She was an amazing student and active in her community."
Progressive Caucus March 4, 2015
Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-NJ
"Republicans in both the House and the Senate wanted to hinder the President’s legal authority to better manage our broken immigration system. They have called it illegal amnesty, and many of their conservative counterparts have gone as far as calling the President a tyrant, but they have not offered any plan of their own."

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