Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) was joined at a press conference by conservative Hispanic leaders, who announced their support for the Securing America’s Future Act (H.R. 4760). Leaders attending the press conference included Alfonso Aguilar, Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, Artemio Muñiz, Texas Federation of Hispanic Republicans, Zoraida Fonalledas, National Hispanic Leader, Luis Alvarado, Latino Legislative Roundtable, Jerry Pierce, Hispanic 100, and Jose Fuentes, National Hispanic Leader and former Attorney General of Puerto Rico.
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The Securing America’s Future Act, which has nearly 100 cosponsors, was introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas), House Judiciary Committee Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee Chairman Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho), and House Homeland Security Committee Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee Chairwoman Martha McSally (R-Ariz.). The legislation bolsters enforcement of existing immigration law, makes important reforms to our legal immigration programs, secures the border, provides a legislative solution for the current beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and provides a workable agricultural guestworker program.