Our nation’s immigration system is in clear need of improvement. Millions of people are living in the United States without status. The difficult issues created by this situation are reflected daily on our streets schools, hospitals and homes. The only viable solution is a comprehensive approach that embodies both Democratic and Republican priorities. Click here to read more…
Trump Administration Executive Actions
Just one week into office, President Trump signed executive orders regarding immigration, border security and sanctuary cities. If he were actually serious about the safety of our citizens, he would work with Congress to create a well thought-out and comprehensive plan to increase the security of our nation. Click here to read more…
Deferred Action Programs
I am a strong supporter of the executive actions issued by President Obama that protect certain classes of people living in the United States without status who abide by the law. Click here to read more…
More on Immigration
Bridgeport, CT – As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 - October 15, I hope you will join me in recognizing the many contributions Hispanics have made in every facet of our society.
Our nation's motto, "E Pluribus Unum," or "Out of Many, One" is a testament to the idea that we are stronger when we work together and embrace our common humanity. The Hispanic population has always been an important part of our national heritage, culture and community.
WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement today after the Trump administration announced it was ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
Our nation’s immigration system is in clear need of improvement. Millions of people are living in the United States without status. The difficult issues created by this situation are reflected daily on our streets our schools, hospitals and homes.
WASHINGTON, DC— Today Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans program: