Immigration

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: ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Rep. Bacon Statement on Family Separation at Border

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OMAHA, NE- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement regarding family separation at the border: "Families are the heart of our society and way of life. We should not be separating them at the border because of outdated and broken immigration policies, but instead protecting them by finding suitable shelter and speeding up the adjudication process. However, we cannot allow thos...

Rep. Bacon Releases Statement on President Trump’s DACA Decision

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OMAHA, NE- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement in regards to the President’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “I understand why many people are unsure of what the future holds for them and the fears they are feeling. I want to let those who are scared and uncertain know that I am committed to keeping law-abiding DACA recipients i...