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  • Local leaders talk immigration reform
    Posted in In the News on April 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    After Monday night’s town hall, Congressman Jeff Denham met a much more subdued crowd Wednesday morning as he, Assemblyman Heath Flora and County Supervisor Kristin Olsen highlighted the need for commonsense immigration reform at a roundtable discussion, addressing the critical role that immigrants play in small business, agriculture and other industries here in the Central Valley. ... During the panel, Denham highlighted the need to pass bipartisan legislation, rather than an Executive Order li... Read more

  • Central Valley congressman attracts protesters, supporters during speech
    Posted in In the News on April 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health, Immigration

    MODESTO, Calif. (KCRA) — While on spring break Wednesday, Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, was back in California’s 10th Congressional District, getting an earful from opponents and supporters. ... “I want to get people in our community back to work,” Denham told the crowd inside the Gallo Center. ... On Wednesday, Denham said he introduced a bill allowing the children of undocumented immigrants to gain legal status by serving in the military. “The Enlist Act would allow DREAMers that have been here... Read more

  • Denham’s military citizenship bill progressing
    Posted in In the News on April 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    A bill to help make a path to citizenship to those who serve in the military is gaining sponsors in Congress, according to Rep. Jeff Denham’s office. The bill, HR60, was introduced by Denham, R-Turlock, at the beginning of the year. ... During his presidential campaign, Trump was asked during a forum whether he believed an undocumented person who wants to serve in the military deserves to stay in the United States legally. His response: “I think that when you serve in the armed forces, that’s a ... Read more

  • Rep. Denham’s ENLIST Act Surpasses 150 Co-Sponsors
    Posted in Press Releases on April 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Jeff Denham today announced that H.R. 60, the Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training Act (ENLIST Act), has now gained over 150 co-sponsors in the 115th Congress. “The ENLIST Act is a truly bipartisan bill that both my Republican and Democrat colleagues support. Immigration reform is not a partisan issue – it’s an American issue that we must face and solve together,” said Rep. Denham. “The young adults who would qualify under ENLIST have gone to scho... Read more

  • Lawmakers Address Problems, Fixes at Chamber Breakfast
    Posted in In the News on March 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health, Immigration, Water

    Water, roads, immigration, frivolous lawsuits against businesses and healthcare were the collective pressing topics on the minds of four area elected officials who spoke at Friday morning's Chamber of Commerce breakfast held at the Howard Training Center in Ceres. Sponsored by the Ceres Chamber of Commerce, the "Pancakes & Politics" event brought together Congressman Jeff Denham, state Assemblyman Adam Gray, county Supervisor Jim DeMartini and Ceres Mayor Chris Vierra who each took turns sharing... Read more

  • Five GOP Bright Spots on Immigration
    Posted in In the News on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Donald Trump’s rise in the Republican Party has led to a swift resurgence of hardline immigration policy in the GOP. Restrictionists normally relegated to the fringes of the party now dictate policy in the White House, and dubious claims about immigrants and refugees that used to permeate through the likes of Breitbart are now being peddled from the highest levels of government. ... #3 The ENLIST ACT In January, Republican Jeff Denham from California introduced the ENLIST Act, which offers undoc... Read more

  • Save the Date: Government Night-Town Hall April 17
    Posted in Newsletters on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Immigration, Veterans

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  • Rep. Denham’s ENLIST Act Surpasses 100 Co-Sponsors
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Jeff Denham today announced that his commonsense immigration reform bill – H.R. 60, the Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training Act (ENLIST Act) – has gained over 100 co-sponsors in the 115th Congress. “ENLIST is a win-win for our country and something that my colleagues on both sides of the aisle agree on,” said Rep. Denham. “There is no greater act of patriotism than serving the country you love in the armed forces, which is something immigrants ha... Read more

  • Curbelo, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Provide Legal Status to Undocumented Children and Young Adults
    Posted in In the News on March 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) introduced his Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act, legislation that would provide a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. The bill provides immigrants that have been vetted by The Department of Homeland Security with three pathways toward legalization: higher education, service in the armed forces, or work authorization. Following a 5-year conditional status, these immigrants would be able to reapply... Read more

  • Congressman Jeff Denham commits to not repeal ACA during meeting with local democratic representatives
    Posted in In the News on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Immigration

    During a meeting with various local democratic representatives on Mar. 6, Congressman Jeff Denham has agreed to not repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a replacement that would protect people with pre-existing conditions, as well as allow people to stay on their parent's health insurance until the age of twenty six. ... “I thanked him for sponsoring the Enlist Act and his standing against his party’s attempt to delegitimize DACA, and he expressed to me that he was glad that although we ... Read more