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Posey Supports Passage of the Laken Riley Act

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With the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) the House passed H.R. 7511, the Laken Riley Act, legislation to hold criminal illegal aliens accountable and give states new tools to enforce immigration laws. The bill was approved with a bipartisan vote of 251-170.   “The continued border chaos created by the Biden Administration’s policies has proven deadly to…

Posey Votes to Ban Housing Illegal Immigrants at National Parks

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) supported House-passed legislation to prohibit the Biden Administration from using certain federal lands to house the millions of illegal immigrants that have been allowed by the Biden Administration to illegally cross our border. “The Biden Administration’s refusal to secure the border and enforce immigration laws has encouraged this cross-border…

Rep. Posey's Statement on Border Security

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement concerning the need to address the crisis at the border: “I am pleased to see the House finally recognize the crisis at our southern border. However, the legislation put forward (H.R. 3401) fails to address the root of the problem. The bill under-funds our border patrol by denying overworked agents much needed…

Border Security Must Be a Top Priority

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Congressman Bill Posey released the following statement concerning the crisis on our border: “There has long been a crisis on our border. During the previous administration I visited our border and saw firsthand how open and dangerous it has become. It is the responsibility of the federal government to protect our nation and that means securing our borders and maintaining operation…

Rep. Posey’s Statement on the State of the Union Address

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Congressman Bill Posey released the following statement regarding the State of the Union Address: “Tonight, President Trump called for unity and delivered a positive speech that celebrated our nation’s achievements, heroes, advancements, and our freedom. Our economy is strong and continues to grow, add jobs and create new opportunities every day for American families and workers. It’s…

Rep. Posey's Statement on Recent Travel Restrictions

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) issued the following statement regarding recent travel restrictions issued by the President: “Allowing unvetted immigration into the United States when we have been told there will be terrorists among them is risky and dangerous. I have supported pausing our refugee and immigration programs from nations that we know pose a serious…

In Historic Veto Override Congress Approves Legislation to Ensure Justice for Victims of Terrorism

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Both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate voted to override the President’s veto of The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. The legislation allows the victims and families of victims of terror attacks to sue foreign states that aid and abet acts of terror on U.S. soil. “Victims, and their families, who have had their lives torn apart by acts of terror will…

Combating Human Trafficking Is a Top Priority

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My office is working with local groups to host an educational forum on January 11th to recognize Human Trafficking Awareness Day. This is an opportunity for residents in our community to gain a better understanding of human trafficking issues and how we can work together to put an end to these heinous crimes. Hundreds of thousands of young children are at risk for becoming victims of sex…

Rep. Posey's Statement on the Terrorist Attacks in Paris

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) issued the following statement regarding the recent terrorist attacks in Paris: “The terrorist attacks that happened in Paris over the weekend are another stark reminder of the need to secure our nation’s borders. Fourteen years after 9-11, a reliable entry-exit system has not been put in place as recommended by the 9-11 Commission and…

House Passes Legislation to Strengthen Human Trafficking Laws

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With the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) the U.S. House of Representatives passed several measures with strong bipartisan support to strengthen our human trafficking laws, train our law enforcement to better target criminals and bring justice to the victims of human trafficking crimes. “Human Trafficking is a modern form of slavery which enables huge profits for…

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