Tag: Immigration

Making Sure More Good People Don’t Become Victims

July 28, 2015

Kate Steinle died because state and local officials refused to enforce America’s immigration laws. 174 Democrats voted against this bill to protect Americans from criminals, and President Obama threatened to veto it. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) even called Kate’s tragic death “a little thing.” He's wrong. This act of violence in San Francisco was entirely preventable. Read More

“This Tragedy Was Preventable”: Boehner on House Vote to Enforce Immigration Laws

July 23, 2015

The House is acting today to put state and local officials on notice that we’ll no longer allow them to decide how and when to enforce our nation’s laws. Read More

Excerpts from Speaker Boehner’s Interview on Face the Nation

July 12, 2015

Speaker Boehner discussed the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran, the House's investigation into the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, the Pope’s upcoming address to Congress, and much more. Read More

The Obama Administration ‘Looks Like They’re Struggling to Run the Government’

June 25, 2015

As scandals and crises engulfed the Obama administration last summer, outside observers began to openly wonder if the president and his team are up to the task of managing the government. A year later, it still looks that way: Read More

Will Senate Dems Come to the Table to Fund DHS, Stop the President’s Immigration Overreach?

March 02, 2015

This has been the custom of the Senate and the House of Representatives for almost 200 years. We want to go to conference with the Senate Read More

On CBS’ Face the Nation, Boehner Talks Immigration, PM Netanyahu Speech, Defeating ISIS & More

March 01, 2015

Speaker Boehner pressed Senate Democrats to agree to a conference committee on the House and Senate-passed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bills... Read More

“Outrageous”: Boehner Calls Out Senate Dems for Blocking DHS Funding

February 26, 2015

I just think it’s outrageous that Senate Democrats are using Homeland Security funding for blackmail to protect the actions of the president, where the president himself said he didn’t have the authority to do this. Read More

Boehner Urges Senate to Reject President's Overreach on Immigration

February 03, 2015

We won this fight in the House, now the fight must be won in the United States Senate. Read More

SOTU FACT: President Obama’s Unilateral Action on Immigration is Unprecedented and Outside of His Authority

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’s unilateral action on immigration has no precedent, and on at least 22 occasions he himself said he did not have the power to do what he eventually did. Read More

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

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