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Rep. Ben Quayle Cosponsors Three Immigration Bills

Rep. Ben Quayle

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Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) has cosponsored three immigration bills from the list of bills that make up our "5 Great Immigration-Reduction Bills." Rep. Quayle has now cosponsored bills in 4 of our 5 categories only missing a bill to end the Visa Lottery. That bill, H.R.704 introduced by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, has already been approved by the House Judiciary Committee and can no longer add more cosponsors. Rep. Qualye serves on the Judiciary Committee and voted for H.R.704 during markup.

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Freshman Rep. Rich Nugent Joins NumbersUSA's 5-for-5 Club!

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Freshman Rep. Rich Nugent (R-Fla.) has joined NumbersUSA's 5-for-5 Club after cosponsoring Rep. Marsha Blackburn's Clear Law Enforcement for Criminal Alien Removal (CLEAR) Act of 2011. The CLEAR Act of 2011 would help local law enforcement detect, arrest and detain illegal aliens in their communties.

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HELP LOCAL ENFORCEMENT: 2 More Bill Cosponsors (Chaffetz & Fitzpatrick)

Reps. Chaffetz & Fitzpatrick

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Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Michael Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) have co-sponsored H.R.100, the CLEAR Act, that was introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). The bill would provide the resources and training necessary to local police for enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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HELP LOCAL ENFORCEMENT: 3 More Bill Co-Sponsors (Coffman, Gosar & Harris)

Rep. Coffman, Gosar, and Harris

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Reps. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.), Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), and Andy Harris (R-Md.) have co-sponsored H.R.100, the CLEAR Act, that was introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). The bill would provide the resources and training necessary to local police for enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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HELP LOCAL ENFORCEMENT: 4 More Bill Co-Sponsors (Benishek, Black, Franks & Ross)

(clockwise from upper left) Reps. Benishek, Clack, Franks & Ross

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Reps. Dan Benishek (R-Mich.), Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), and Dennis Ross (R-Fla.) have co-sponsored H.R.100, the CLEAR Act, that was introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). The bill would provide the resources and training necessary to local police for enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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HELP LOCAL ENFORCEMENT: 3 More Bill Co-Sponsors (Bilbray, Kline & Price)

Reps. Bilbray, Kline & Price

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Reps. Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.), John Kline (R-Minn.), and Tom Price (R-Ga.) have co-sponsored H.R.100, the CLEAR Act, that was introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). The bill would provide the resources and training necessary to local police for enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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Rep. Royce Introduces Border and Interior Enforcement Bill

Rep. Ed Royce

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Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) has introduced a bill that would increase border security and strengthen interior enforcement. The Keeping the Pledge on Immigration Act of 2011 (H.R.1274) requires the Administration to deploy national guard troops to the border and includes the CLEAR Act that requires cooperation between the federal government and state and local law agencies in the enforcement of immigration laws.

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HELP LOCAL ENFORCEMENT: 3 More Bill Co-Sponsors (Jenkins, McKinley & Myrick)

Reps. Jenkins, McKinley, & Myrick

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Reps. Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.), David McKinley (R-W.V.), and Sue Myrick (R-N.C.) have co-sponsored H.R.100, the CLEAR Act, that was introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). The bill would provide the resources and training necessary to local police for enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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HELP LOCAL ENFORCEMENT: 3 More Bill Co-Sponsors (Bachus, Barletta & Turner)

Reps. Bachus, Barletta & Turner

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Reps. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.), Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), and Mike Turner (R-Ohio) have co-sponsored H.R.100, the CLEAR Act, that was introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). The bill would provide the resources and training necessary to local police for enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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HELP LOCAL ENFORCEMENT: 4 More Bill Co-Sponsors (Carter, Flores, Jones & McCotter)

(clockwise from upper left) Reps. Carter, Flores, Jones & McCotter

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Reps. John Carter (R-Texas), Bill Flores (R-Texas), Walter Jones (R-N.C.), and Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.) have co-sponsored H.R.100, the CLEAR Act, that was introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). The bill would provide the resources and training necessary to local police for enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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Rep. Marsha Blackburn's CLEAR Act Provides Federal Assistance to Local Communities in the Enforcment of Immigration Laws

Rep. Marsha Blackburn

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Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) has introduced the CLEAR Act (H.R.100) that would provide federal assistance to local communities that help enforce federal immigration laws. The bill's key goal is "helping local law enforcement detect, arrest and detain illegal aliens in their communties."

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HELP LOCAL ENFORCEMENT

Rep. Marsha Blackburn

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Illegal aliens enter the United States in two distinct ways: approximately 60 percent cross a border illegally; and the remaining 40 percent overstay a legal visa. While the Border Patrol is responsible for preventing the first method of illegal entry, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is responsible for finding and removing visa overstays and individuals not apprehended by the border patrol.

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Rep. Paul Broun Joins 5-for-5 Club

Rep. Paul Broun

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Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) became a cosponsor of Rep. Heath Shuler's (D-N.C.) SAVE Act. In doing so, he has joined an elite group of Congressmen and women who have cosponsored NumbersUSA's 5 great immigration bills. These bills are the SAVE Act, the Nuclear Family Priority Act, the SAFE Act, the Birthright Citizenship Act, and the CLEAR Act.