Immigration

Worst June Border Numbers on Record

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revealed data disclosing 207,426 encounters with illegal border crossers last month, making this the worst June on record.    “President Biden has yet again proven that open-border policies are successful in attracting a barrage of illegal migrants to our Southern…

April 2022: Worst Month on Record for Illegal Border Crossings

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released the number of encounters at the Southwest border for the month of April.   “The number of migrants attempting to illegally cross our Southern border is reaching staggering levels,” said Grothman. “An estimated 234,088 illegal migrants were…

Grothman Leads Colleagues in Letter to President Biden in Opposition to Discontinuing Title 42

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06), Ranking Member of the House Oversight Committee’s Subcommittee on National Security, led 52 of his colleagues on a letter to President Biden expressing deep concern with the White House’s announcement that it will eliminate Title 42 on May 23, 2022. Along with the suspension of other policies to deter illegal border crossings, halting Title 42…

Republicans Demand Oversight Hearings On Illegal Immigrant ‘Catch And Release,’ Transportation Policies

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By: Michael Ginsburg (Daily Caller) Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are calling on Democratic chairwoman Carolyn Maloney to schedule a hearing to collect testimony on the Biden administration’s use of taxpayer dollars to transport illegal immigrants around the U.S.   As illegal immigration at the southern border hit an all-time high…

Grothman Joins Stefanik As Cosponsor of Upholding the Law at Our Border Act

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Congresswoman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) joined 36 of his colleagues as an original cosponsor on the Upholding the Law at Our Border Act, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) to ensure our immigration laws are being upheld at the Southern Border. “In Joe Biden’s first year in the White House, it’s evident that Mexican drug cartels have more control over who is…

In Response to Increase in Overdose Deaths in Wisconsin, Grothman Introduces the Fentanyl Penalties Parity Act

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(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced the Fentanyl Penalties Parity Act, a bill to reduce the threshold for mandatory minimum penalties for fentanyl-related offenses, putting it on par with quantity thresholds for other opiate offenses, like heroin. Grothman is joined by 18 cosponsors, including Congressman Tom Tiffany (R-WI), Congressman Scott…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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