Immigration

Conyers: Extreme Republican Legislation is a Non-Starter for Immigration Reform

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Today, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee held a full committee markup of H.R. 2278, the “Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement (SAFE) Act.” Following his opening remarks, Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) issued the following statement: “Rather than embrace the bipartisan spirit that is driving the passage of comprehensive immigration reform closer to reality in the Senate, my House Republi... Read more »

Conyers Challenges House Majority to Support Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation Following Senate Judiciary Passage

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This afternoon, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee held a full committee hearing entitled, “S. 744 and the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986: Lessons Learned or Mistakes Repeated?” This hearing comes a day after the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-5 to report to the Senate Floor S. 744, comprehensive immigration reform legislation entitled the, “Border Security, Economic Opportun... Read more »

Conyers Supports Diligent Work of Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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This afternoon, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee held a full committee hearing entitled, “The Release of Criminal Detainees by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement: Policy or Politics?” At the hearing, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) delivered the following statement during his opening remarks: “The title of today’s hearing—‘The Release of Criminal Detainees by U.S. Immigration and C... Read more »