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Reid: Republicans Like To Complain About Broken Immigration System, But Show No Interest In Fixing It

Democrats Stand Ready to Work With Republicans on Permanent Fix Whenever Republicans Decide Fixing The System Is More Important Than Partisan Politics Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding Republican hypocrisy on immigration reform and the DREAM Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Republicans in…

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Reid: Instead Of Complaining, Republicans Should Work With Democrats To Fix Our Broken Immigration System

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding President Obama’s announcement that the Obama Administration would suspend deportation of young people who were brought to America illegally as children. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Astrid Silva is an average 24-year-old. The Las Vegas resident is fascinated…

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Reid Statement On Obama Administration Immigration Announcement

Washington, D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement today after the Obama Administration announced it would suspend the deportation of young people who were brought to this country illegally through no fault of their own. The directive from Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano comes after a yearlong review, and will…

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Reid Statement Following The Supreme Court Hearing Oral Arguments On Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the Obama Administration’s lawsuit against Arizona’s anti-immigrant law, SB 1070: “Arizona’s anti-immigrant legislation opens the door to racial profiling and therefore has no place among our nation’s laws. This law goes against…

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Reid Applauds Obama’s Decision to Prioritize Use of Limited Immigration Enforcement Resources

New directive will ensure focus on true law enforcement threats like violent criminals Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Obama Administration announced measures to make immigration enforcement more efficient and effective by executing a case-by-case review of individuals currently in removal proceedings, and those who may be placed in proceedings…

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Reid Spokesman: Cornyn Earns His “Biggest Hypocrite On Immigration” Award

Washington, D.C. – José Dante Parra, spokesman for Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, issued the following statement after Republican Sen. John Cornyn mischaracterized Sen. Reid’s support for comprehensive immigration reform during a hearing on the DREAM Act, while overlooking his own opposition to these measures. Cornyn remains one of the leading obstacles to the enactment…

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Reid: Immigration Reform Doesn’t End With Securing The Border

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement in response to President Obama’s speech today on immigration: “No one can deny we have made significant strides in securing our border – with more border patrol agents, better surveillance technology and a stronger fence than ever before. Democrats know there’s more work to be done,…

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Reid: Immigration Reform Doesn’t End With Securing The Border

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement in response to President Obama’s speech today on immigration: “No one can deny we have made significant strides in securing our border – with more border patrol agents, better surveillance technology and a stronger fence than ever before. Democrats know there’s more work to be done,…

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