Tag: Border Security

SOTU FACT: President Obama’s Actions Undermine Border Security, Let Criminals Go Free

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: "[I]t’s possible to shape a law that upholds our tradition as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants." (President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 20, 2015)  FACT: President Obama is not interested in securing the border or enforcing immigration law, and his unilateral action encourages more illegal immigration. Read More

Proof President Obama is Not Interested in Enforcing Immigration Law

January 08, 2015

When President Obama announced his unilateral action on immigration in November, he cloaked his decision to ignore the law in the guise of better enforcement through prioritization. Read More

The Departed Get a Pass from the President

August 29, 2014

Let’s be clear: House Republicans passed a responsible bill; Senate Democrats did nothing. President Obama is the guy giving a pass to Senate Democrats who departed Washington without doing their job. Read More

Statement by House GOP Leaders on Border Bill

July 31, 2014

There are numerous steps the president can and should be taking right now, without the need for congressional action, to secure our borders and ensure these children are returned swiftly and safely to their countries. Read More

Boehner: More Unilateral Actions Will Cement Legacy of Lawlessness

July 31, 2014

Let me just be clear: Such action would create an even greater incentive for more illegal crossings and make the crisis at our border even worse. That would be a grave mistake. Read More

CBO: House’s Border Bill Will ‘Reduce Number of Children’ Who Stay After Illegally Crossing Border

July 30, 2014

Here are two key facts about the House Republican bill to address the humanitarian crisis on our southern border. Read More

Key Facts on House Border Bill

July 30, 2014

The House will instead take up border legislation this week that includes critical policy reforms and targeted funding aligned with the recommendations of the House’s border security working group... Read More

Obama Abandons Border Crisis Solution, Republicans Step Up

July 29, 2014

House Republicans plan to vote this week on legislation that will specifically and responsibly target resources. Read More

Boehner to Reid: House Will Reject Any Attempt to Add Immigration Reform to Border Bill

July 29, 2014

Such measures have no place in the effort to solve this crisis, and any attempt to exploit this crisis by adding such measures will run into a brick wall in the People’s House. Read More

With Democrats in Disarray, Americans Agree: Fix 2008 Law

July 25, 2014

As the humanitarian crisis on our southern border continues, surveys show a growing majority of the American people support updating a 2008 anti-trafficking law so that we can speed up the process of returning unaccompanied minors to their home countries. Read More