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Roll Call 407. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would have eliminated federal funding for a program in which the federal government deputizes local law enforcement officers to identify and detain undocumented immigrants. Jun 02, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 398. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would prohibit the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement from using funds provided by a Homeland Security bill to release on bond or parole undocumented immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. Jun 02, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 387. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would increase by $10 million funding for a border security program that helped residents along the U.S.-Mexico border to communicate via cell phone with the Border Patrol. Jun 01, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 386. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would increase funding by $1 million for a program that helps local governments identify undocumented immigrants. Jun 01, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 625. (H.R. 5281) Final passage of legislation allowing children (who were not born in the U.S.) of illegal immigrants to remain in the country legally Dec 08, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 623. (H.R. 5281) Legislation allowing children (who were not born in the U.S.) of illegal immigrants to remain in the country legally – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Dec 08, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 615. (H. Res. 1752) On a resolution allowing the House to bring up a “rule” setting a time limit for debate and limiting amendments -- to all legislation considered in the House of Representatives until December 18 -- on the same day it was passed by the House Rules Committee. This resolution was intended to expedite consideration of major legislation, including a bill extending expiring income tax cuts; legislation implementing stricter food safety regulations; a bill providing annual funding for the Defense Department; and legislation allowing children (who were not born in the U.S.) of illegal immigrants to remain in the country legally. Dec 08, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 473. (H. R. 2996) On the Campbell of California amendment, which would have eliminated $1 million that had been earmarked for a project of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation in San Francisco, California. Jun 26, 2009. N N W
Roll Call 449. (H.R.2892) Legislation providing 2010 fiscal year funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security - - on the motion to send the bill back to committee with instructions to add $50 million for the Internet-based system that determines whether a newly hired employee is an illegal immigrant Jun 24, 2009. Y N L
Roll Call 442. (H.R.2892) On the King of Iowa amendment explicitly prohibiting the Department of Homeland Security from hiring illegal immigrants Jun 24, 2009. Y N L
Roll Call 15. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance program) Motion to rewrite a State Children’s Health Insurance Program bill to authorize the program for longer but require more eligibility hurdles for certain applicants/On the motion Jan 14, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 676. HR 3043. (Fiscal 2008 Labor-Health-Education spending) Westmoreland of Georgia amendment that would prohibit federal student aid applications forms from using any language other than English/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 19, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 487. HR 2638. (Fiscal 2008 Homeland Security appropriations), Forbes of Virginia amendment that would prevent the Homeland Security Department from allowing certain immigrants to stay inside the United States beyond the period initially granted/On agreeing to the amendment Jun 15, 2007. N N W
Roll Call 317. Authorizing $40 billion for the Homeland Security Department for fiscal 2008 (H.R. 1684)/Motion to recommit with instructions to authorize the agency to deploy a system to perform risk assessments of people entering the United States May 09, 2007. Y N L
Roll Call 237. H.R. 2744. Appropriations/Agriculture/Vote on Amendment to Ensure that U.S. Government is Reimbursed by Private Citizens for Cost of Food Stamps Provided to Legal Aliens. Jun 08, 2005. N N W
Roll Call 186. H.R. 1817. Homeland Security/Vote on Amendment to Require Secretary of Homeland Security to Submit Report to Congress Regarding Border Violence. May 18, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 168. H.R. 1279. Crime/Vote on Passage of Bill to Punish and Deter Gang Violence. May 11, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 167. H.R. 1279. Crime/Procedural Vote on Motion to Recommit with Instructions (Amend or Kill) Bill to Punish and Deter Gang Violence. May 11, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 165. H.R. 1279. Crime/Vote on Amendment to Enhance Penalties for Crimes Committed by Illegal Aliens. May 11, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 161. H.R. 1268. Appropriations/Immigration/Vote on Final Passage of H.R. 1268, an Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill to Fund U.S. Efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan and to Provide Relief to Tsunami Victims. May 05, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 160. H.R. 1268. Appropriations/Immigration/Procedural Vote on Motion to Recommit (Amend or Kill) Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill to Fund U.S. Efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan and to Provide Relief to Tsunami Victims. May 05, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 159. H. Res. 258. Appropriations/Immigration/Procedural Vote to Proceed to Consideration of H.R. 1268, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill to Fund U.S. Efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan and to Provide Relief to Tsunami Victims. May 05, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 77. H.R. 1268. Appropriations/Vote on Final Passage of H.R. 1268, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill to Fund U.S. Efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan and to Provide Relief to Tsunami Victims Mar 16, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 69. H. Res. 151. Appropriations/Procedural Vote to Proceed to Consideration of H.R. 1268, a Bill to Provide Emergency Supplemental Funds Primarily for U.S. Military Activities in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mar 15, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 31. H.R. 418. REAL ID Act/Vote on Final Passage of Bill to Make Broad Changes to Various Aspects of U.S. Immigration and Asylum Law, Including Making It Harder for Asylum-Seekers to Prove Their Cases. Feb 10, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 30. H.R. 418. REAL ID Act/Vote to Defeat Motion to Recommit with Instructions (Amend or Kill) Bill to Make Broad Changes to Various Aspects of U.S. Immigration and Asylum Law, Including Making It Harder for Asylum-Seekers to Prove Their Cases. Feb 10, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 23. H. Res. 71. Immigration, Homeland Security/Vote to Defeat a Point of Order Regarding Mandates to be Imposed upon the States in H.R. 418, a Bill to Alter Certain Aspects of U.S. Immigration and Asylum Laws. Feb 09, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 570. H.R. 2359. Employment Verification Program/Vote to Extend and Expand a 1996 Employment Verification Pilot Program Through 2008. Oct 28, 2003. Absent N W
Roll Call 511. H R 1588. National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004/Motion to Instruct House Conferees to Adopt Language Included in the Senate's Version of the Bill Which Would Expedite the Naturalization of Immigrant Soldiers. Sep 23, 2003. Y Y W
Roll Call 409. H.R. 2799. Fiscal 2004 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations/Vote to Cut Federal Funding to State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies if Those Agencies Fail to Provide Citizenship or Immigration Information to the Department of Homeland Security. Jul 22, 2003. N N W
Roll Call 367. H.R. 1950. State Department Authorization/Vote to Increase the Difficulty for Immigrants Seeking Employment in the United States. Jul 15, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 400. H. Res. 525. Sense of the House Resolution/Vote Expressing the Sense of the House that Congress Should Enact Republican Welfare Overhaul Legislation. Sep 19, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 398. H. Res. 524, H. Res. 525. Sense of the House Resolutions/Vote Expressing the Sense of the House that Congress Should Enact Republican Welfare Overhaul Bill and Repeal the Estate Tax. Sep 19, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 397. H. Res. 524, H. Res. 525. Sense of the House Resolutions/Vote to Allow Consideration of a Measure Expressing the Sense of the House that Congress Should Enact Republican Welfare Overhaul Bill and Repeal the Estate Tax. Sep 19, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 168. HR 4737. Reauthorizing Welfare/Vote on Democratic Version of Bill Designed to Ease Restrictions on Welfare Benefits. May 16, 2002. Absent Y L
Roll Call 106. HR 2646. Farm Bill/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Include Food Stamps for Legal Immigrants During Conference Committee Negotiations with the Senate. Apr 23, 2002. Y Y W
Roll Call 53. HR 1885. Extension of Residency to Immigrants/Vote to Tighten Border Security and Require the Collection of Additional Information from Immigrants. Mar 12, 2002. Y Y W