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  • Culberson Amendment to Detain Convicted Criminal Aliens Adopted
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) today offered an amendment to the fiscal year 2019 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill to ensure that dangerous, convicted criminal aliens are not released from Federal detention prior to their removal from the United States. Following the amendment’s adoption, Congressman Culberson released the following statement. “Under current law, convicted criminal aliens can be released into communities after conviction, but prior to deportation. Th... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on Border Security and Immigration Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) today issued the following statement on the House’s consideration of H.R. 4760 – Securing America’s Future Act of 2018 and H.R. 6136 – Border Security and Immigration Reform Act. “Our nation was founded and built by immigrants yearning to breathe free. I believe we should continue building on that proud tradition by welcoming newcomers into our nation, while insisting that they follow our laws and learn our history. “The federal government is... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on Protecting Families, Securing Borders
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) today issued the following statement on the border crisis and family separations. “It’s very unfortunate for these children that their parents chose to break the law, but young children should not be separated from their parents. I’m committed to finding a solution that preserves the respect for the rule of law and secures our borders while being compassionate to these young children. “I believe that we must enforce our immigration laws and s... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on DOJ Action at Southwest Border
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration, Appropriations

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement of the dedication of additional prosecutors and immigration judges to address the crisis at the Southwest border. “Respect for the rule of law is a hallmark of our democracy, and I strongly support individuals who want to come to our country legally. As Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science (CJS), I am extremely invest... Read more

  • Culberson Urges AG Sessions to Fight Human Trafficking
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative John Culberson (TX-07), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), chaired a hearing focused on the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) fiscal year 2019 budget request. Rep. Culberson pressed U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on his efforts to increase investigations into terrorism and prosecutions of opioid dealers, fight drug and human trafficking, and enforce immigration laws. Following the hearing, Rep. Culberson... Read more

  • ICYMI: Culberson Reinforces Need to Fight Against Human Trafficking at Border
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    In Case You Missed It… Culberson Reinforces Need to Fight Against Human Trafficking at Border WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Representative John Culberson (TX-07), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) and member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, participated in a Fiscal Year 2019 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) hearing. During the hearing, Rep. Culber... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on FY18 Omnibus
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Border Security and Immigration, Energy, Health Care, Transportation, Appropriations, Budget, Defense, Education, Foreign Affairs, Medicare, NASA, Second Amendment Rights, Taxes, Restoring Congressional Authority , Flooding

    Washington D.C. - Today Representative Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1625 (115), the omnibus appropriations bill: “The FY18 omnibus makes critical investments to the safety, security and prosperity of our nation. While this bill is by no means perfect, it includes many critical conservative priorities and fulfills Congress’s most vital responsibility to provide for the common defense. This funding bill provides the largest increase in defense spen... Read more

  • Rep. Culberson Statement on Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration, Appropriations, Flooding

    Washington D.C. – Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the current Continuing Resolution to fund the government expired, resulting in a government shutdown: “The House passed all 12 appropriations bills and voted to keep the government open. The House has funded the military, law enforcement, and other essential government services and fully reauthorized the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years. Unfortunately, the Senate has failed to p... Read more

  • Congressman John Culberson Pays a Visit to Wisdom; Listens to Student Concerns on Immigration Policy
    Posted in In the News on January 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    David Fanucchi, Media Adviser January 12, 2018 READ ONLINE The students and staff here at Wisdom High School were pleasantly surprised on Friday, January 12 when Congressman John Culberson stopped by campus to pay a visit. A member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Culberson was interested in hearing from a small group of students that had the opportunity to speak with him privately for about 45 minutes. Congressman John Culberson (center) listens to comments regarding immigration policy fro... Read more

  • Rep. Culberson Statement on the Kate Steinle Case
    Posted in Press Releases on December 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration, Appropriations

    Washington D.C. – Today, Representative John Culberson (TX-07), chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, delivered remarks on the Kate Steinle Case. Following are Rep. Culberson’s remarks: “Over a year ago, Kate Steinle, a young woman in San Francisco, was murdered by a criminal illegal alien and died in the arms of her father. At that time, as Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, and Science Subcommittee on Appropriations, I swore I would do whatever it would take t... Read more

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