Immigration

Stop the Presses: Illegal Immigrants Entering and Staying in the U.S. Way Up in July

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released the border numbers for the month of July. “On Thursday, the Biden Administration revealed that, in July, we allowed approximately 90,000 migrants to illegally cross our Southern border and remain in the country,” said Grothman. “This includes 58,976 ‘humanitarian releases’ an...

Reps. McClain, Scalise Introduce Resolution to Support DHS, ICE and CBP

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By: Congresswoman Lisa McClain Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lisa McClain (R-MI), House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and 62 of their colleagues introduced a resolution to show their support for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The Representatives introduced this resolut...

Grothman: 15 Crucial Questions VP Harris Must Ask on Her Trip to the Border

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) commended Vice President Kamala Harris for finally visiting the Southern border. This comes after the Biden administration received Grothman’s letter, cosigned by 56 other Member of Congress, imploring the Vice President to take the crisis seriously and visit the Southern border. “Whether this is Vice President Harris’s own decision or if President Biden d...

Ending Sanctuary Cities

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has reintroduced the Ending Sanctuary Cities Act to the 117th Congress. This bill will prevent state and local governments that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities from receiving any federal grants. It would also protect state and local governments from federal or state lawsuits brought by illegal aliens. In addition, any law enforcement offi...

Why is VP Harris Visiting Wisconsin Before the Border?

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) expressed his dismay that Vice President Kamala Harris would come to Wisconsin while still not having toured the Mexican border. “For Kamala Harris to spend one more day not at the border is to send the message to the Mexican drug cartels and potential illegal immigrants around the world that the United States does not care about our immigration laws,” sai...

Congressman Grothman Visits Southern Border to See the Biden Administration’s Border Failures Firsthand

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This week, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) joined House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-KY) and Rep. Yvette Herrell (R-NM) in El Paso, Texas and along the southern border in New Mexico to examine President Biden’s border crisis. Biden’s border crisis continues to escalate, encouraging human smugglers to profit from the administration’s open borders policies and pl...

Grothman’s Bill to Support Immigrant Self-Sufficiency

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) today introduced a bill that will require an individual to be a U.S. citizen in order to receive welfare benefits, such as Medicare, Medicaid and SNAP. This bill will help to encourage more hard-working immigrants to come to America, while discouraging those who only seek to come here to take advantage of our welfare state. A study published in 2015 shows that bo...

Grothman on Stopping Construction of the Wall

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement on President Biden’s radical decision to Stop construction of the wall on the U.S.-Mexican border, which has been proven to be effective by both Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Homeland Security as a whole. “I have been to our Southern border many times and plan to go back later this week,” said Grothman...

Grothman Statement on Public Charge Court Ruling

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of implementing President Trump’s “public charge” rule, which will encourage those immigrating to our country to achieve the American Dream. The rule that goes into effect this week was initially set to go into effect on October 15, 2019. Last year, Grothman introduced H.R. 848, wh...

Ignoring Federal Immigration Law

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Today, at a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) questioned witnesses about the crisis at our southern border and the challenges faced by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Acting ICE Director, Matthew Albence, addressed the issues immigration officers, and the agency as a whole, have f...

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