Security > DHS funding | Immigration

22 Times? We Agree.

Communications • March 2, 2015

The President said 22 times he didn’t have the authority to act unilaterally on immigration. We agree.  President Obama’s executive action is not only an overreach of his power, but it is a direct disregard for the will of the American people, which is for their elected leaders – Democrats and Republicans – to work …

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7 Quotes from Rep. Trey Gowdy on POTUS Immigration Actions

Jared Powell • February 25, 2015

This morning, the House Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on the unconstitutionality of President Obama’s executive overreach on immigration. One of the Committee members, former federal prosecutor Trey Gowdy (R-SC), used his 5-minute opening to articulate a rock solid case against the President’s unilateral actions. Below are 7 quotes that define Rep. Gowdy’s argument: 1. “The law is …

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McMorris Rodgers: It’s Time to Move Forward – Not Backward – On Immigration

Communications • February 17, 2015

“Today’s ruling is further evidence that President Obama’s unilateral overreach on immigration was not within his authority. The House has a solution that will fully fund the Department of Homeland Security with solutions that will enhance border security, provide stringent oversight, and increase transparency.” WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) …

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Points of View

Communications • January 22, 2015

In this week’s media roundup, Members responded to the State of the Union with solutions — solutions for strengthening our energy sector, solutions for real educational opportunities, and solutions on tax reform. Check out what they had to say — in person and in print. House Committee Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) “Chairman McCaul Discusses …

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McMorris Rodgers: Holding the President Accountable

Communications • January 15, 2015

“My vote holds the President accountable by defunding his unlawful executive order – an action that blatantly disregarded the will of Congress and the American people.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act: …

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Accountability > Immigration

McMorris Rodgers: The President Must Be Held Accountable

Communications • December 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 5759, the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act: “Today the House acted to hold the President accountable for his unilateral executive overreach on immigration. This bill is a pivotal step toward ensuring that the Administration …

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Obama’s unilateral action on immigration

Jared Powell • November 21, 2014

Just weeks after the midterm elections, in which the American people soundly rejected the President’s big-government policies, President Obama announced last night that he would act unilaterally on immigration. House Republicans implored the President to work with the new Congress to fix our broken immigration system. The President ignored those appeals. Here’s what Americans pundits wrote about …

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Accountability > Accountability | Immigration

We Need a Permanent Solution — Not a Quick Fix

Communications • November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement tonight after President Obama’s announcement to act unilaterally on immigration reform. “Tonight the President articulated his plan to act unilaterally on one of the most significant issues facing America: the future of 11 million undocumented immigrants in our country.  His …

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Joint Statement By House GOP Leaders On Immigration Reform

Communications • July 10, 2013

WASHINGTON – The following statement was issued today by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) following a special meeting of the House Republican Conference to discuss …

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“It’s Time to Fix A Broken Immigration System”

Communications • April 17, 2013

WASHINGTON – House Republican Chair McMorris Rodgers released the following statement today regarding the Senate’s immigration bill: “It is encouraging to see that the Senate is taking constructive steps to fix a broken immigration system. We are a nation of immigrants, but it is clear we need to repair a system that is not working. …

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