Congressman Don Bacon returns from border, says Congress must act

| Posted in In the News 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. Read more »

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

| Posted in In the News 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. Read more »

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 needed to move ... Read more »

Bacon Votes for Compassion and Security

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Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) voted in favor of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, which would provide conditional green cards and work authorizations to immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as children, as well as green cards and work authorizations to current recipients of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberians: ... Read more »

Kerrie Orozco Act Passes the House

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Bacon’s Bill Provides Assurances to Loved Ones of First Responders Hector Orozco is one step closer to having peace of mind regarding his immigration status thanks to a bill introduced by Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02), that passed today in the House. H.R. 6580 the Kerrie Orozco First Responders Act passed under a voice vote and is now awaiting introduction in the Senate. The bill is named after Om... Read more »

Rep Bacon Statement on Mollie Tibbetts

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OMAHA, NE - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today released the following statement regarding the death of Mollie Tibbetts: "The murder of Mollie Tibbetts is tragic and our hearts go out to her family and friends. The fact that the confessed murderer was in our country illegally, once again makes clear that we must enforce the rule of law and secure our borders. I’ve voted twice to build a stronger ... Read more »

Bacon Issues Statement on ICE Raids

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OMAHA, NE- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today issued a statement regarding yesterday’s ICE raids in Nebraska: Yesterday’s ICE raid confirms we need to fix our immigration system. The allegations by ICE that these employers are taking advantage of undocumented workers is a serious charge. If true, these actions are labor trafficking, which takes advantage of vulnerable people. I have voted twice t... Read more »

Rep. Bacon Votes to Protect Families at the Border and Uphold Rule of Law

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Today Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after supporting H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act: “We need a compassionate solution that better secures our border, transitions us to a merit-based immigration system, reinforces the rule of law by stopping ‘catch and release,’ and provides our DACA youth with a legal status. This legislation ensures fam... Read more »

Rep. Bacon Votes in Support of Immigration Bill

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Today Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act. “Though this bill is not perfect, it would have been better than doing nothing. We must move forward on border security, protecting DACA youth, and updating our immigration system. This legislation provides necessary funding to enhance our border security, tec... Read more »