Immigration

House Democrats Push Back on Joe Biden’s Ending of Title 42

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House Democrats and Republicans unveiled legislation that would block President Joe Biden from ending Title 42, the regulation that makes it easier for the federal government to deport illegal aliens and border crossers. Reps. Jared Golden (D-ME) and Tony Gonzales (R-TX) introduced the House version of Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ) and Kyrsten Sinema’s (D-AZ) legislation that would…

Golden Leads Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Biden Administration from Lifting Immigration Restrictions without a Plan to Handle Surge at Border

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WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), joined by Reps. Tony Gonzales (TX-23), Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), August Pfluger (TX-07), Stephanie Murphy (FL- 07), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-02), Chris Pappas (NH-01), Don Bacon (NE-02), Greg Stanton (AZ-09), and Maria Elvira Salazar (FL-27) introduced today the Public Health and Border Security Act of 2022. The bipartisan bill would…

Rep. Don Bacon Tele-town Hall March 2, 2022

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Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) hosted a tele-town hall on March 2, 2022 for the people of Nebraska's Second Congressional district to discuss the latest issues in Congress and around the world, including the tensions between Russia and Ukraine, the Afghanistan withdrawal, health care, and much more. Listen here.

BACON CALLS ON PRESIDENT TO ‘PUSH BACK BETTER’

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement regarding the President’s State of the Union Address: “The events of the past year have provided a stark reminder that the policies of the party in power affect the peace and prosperity of all Americans. As the country continues to lurch from crisis to crisis, the President’s policies are failing to address the…

Bacon Re-introduces Orozco Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) today re-introduced H.R. 5636, the Kerrie Orozco First Responders Act, which allows the immediate relatives of first responders who die in the line of duty to continue to process their immigration application in a timely manner despite the death of their loved one. Under current law, the surviving family members of first responders who have…

Congresista Don Bacon DACA y TPS tienen su amparo

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La Cámara de Representantes ya dio luz verde a la posibilidad de que cientos de personas con DACA o TPS se conviertan en ciudadanos. Ahora, esta propuesta comienza su arduo camino de votación por el Senado. "Localmente, congresistas como Don Bacon se aseguraron de brindar su voto a la propuesta de ley. Su apoyo, es la manera de cumplir una promesa que le hizo a…

Congressman Don Bacon returns from border, says Congress must act

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https://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/congressman-don-bacon-returns-from-border-says-congress-must-act OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Congressman Bacon mentioned maybe a dozen times that there absolutely is a crisis at the border, saying we're on the path for 1.5 million people to cross the border illegally, or seek asylum. To help with this, Rep. Bacon says the country needs resources down south.

U.S. Rep. Don Bacon calls for compromise in border battle

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https://www.ketv.com/article/us-rep-don-bacon-calls-for-compromise-in-border-battle/28941744 OMAHA, Neb. - Rep. Don Bacon said he supports the Department of Defense's move to shift $3 billion in military construction funds to pay for wall projects on Mexico's border, saying what's happening there is a security crisis.

Bacon Praises House Passage of Senate Border Funding Bill

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Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued a statement regarding his support for, and bipartisan passage by the House, of the Senate Border Supplemental Bill: "As a member of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, I am pleased that our 23 Democrats and 23 Republicans came together to endorse the Senate Border Supplemental Bill. Our support showed that bipartisan solutions in Congress are…