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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Zika Virus May 16, 2016
Jeff Sessions, R-AL
"Think about some of the cases, such as that of Kate Steinle in California, who was out with her father and was murdered by an illegal immigrant who had been deported multiple times. Judges have to know this isn’t a game. We don’t want to put anybody in jail, but if we don’t maintain order in cities, chaos can result, innocent people will die, and prosperity will be reduced."
Issues Of The Day May 10, 2016
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"Illegal immigrant households receive an average of $5,692 in Federal welfare benefits every year, far more than the average `native’ American household, at $4,431, according to a new report on the cost of immigration released Monday."
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.”"

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