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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Supreme Court Nomination Process April 19, 2016
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"He was joined by family members of victims of illegal immigrant crime, a surging issue around the Nation as Obama’s policies allow more unauthorized aliens to leave jail and remain in the country."
America’S Small Business Tax Relief Act Of 2015 April 18, 2016
Joni Ernst, R-IA
"Edwin Mejia is also an illegal immigrant. After causing the death of an American citizen and being charged with motor vehicle homicide, one would think he would clearly meet U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s so-called enforcement priorities. But no, citing the administration’s November 2014 memo on immigration enforcement priorities, ICE declined to lodge a detainer and take custody of Mejia. During a recent Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing, ICE Director Sarah Saldana actually suggested that ICE neglected to issue a detainer because at the time they were contacted, Sarah Root was seriously injured, not dead."
Restoring Article I Constitutional Power To Congress April 18, 2016
David Brat, R-VA
"Under these unconstitutional programs, President Obama claims the right to, by executive fiat, make an illegal immigrant “lawfully present.” Let me say that again real slow. The President claims, by right, by executive fiat, to make an illegal immigrant “lawfully present” in the United States and eligible to receive a work permit after an application is reviewed and a fee is paid. This is straight out of “1984.”"
Holding The Irs Accountable April 14, 2016
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"And with regard to the head of the Internal Revenue Service, the case has been made very effectively in the prior Special Order. So I want to add on to that by reference to this article from the Washington Examiner entitled, “IRS Chief:”—basically, the IRS chief is saying this; this is the headline—“Agency Encourages Illegal Immigrant Theft of Social Security Numbers to File Tax Returns.”"
America’S Small Business Tax Relief Act Of 2015 April 14, 2016
Marco Rubio, R-FL
"There is a law called the Cuban Adjustment Act. When the Cuban Adjustment Act was passed during the Cold War, it was passed so that Cubans who came to the United States fleeing communist oppression were immediately admitted to the United States. In essence, that is why there is really no such thing as an illegal immigrant from Cuba. If a Cuban makes it to the shores of the United States, they become legal in this country, and a year and a day after they have arrived, they are allowed to apply for a green card. But unlike any immigrant from any part of the world, they are allowed to receive Federal benefits because they are automatically presumed to be refugees. That is a status that I am not trying to change in terms of the Cuban Adjustment Act. I have said that I am open to that being examined, but I am not trying to change that law in my amendment."

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