Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Legal Immigration Legislation is Companion to Senators Cotton and Perdue’s RAISE Act

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) introduced the Immigration in the National Interest Act (H.R.

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Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Lamar Smith voted to provide $15 billion in emergency funding for the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), the Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fund recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey. The funding bill also extends the National Flood Insurance Program.

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) introduced the Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 3711) to save jobs for citizens and legal workers by requiring U.S.

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Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

Statement by Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) – As Delivered

Member Press Conference on the Legal Workforce Act and Immigration in the National Interest Act

Thursday, September 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Studio B

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Sep 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Lamar Smith voted to provide nearly $8 billion in relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana. The funding bill passed with bipartisan support.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) issued the following statement today in response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions announcement on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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Aug 2, 2017 Press Release
Representative to Introduce House Version

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue’s (R-GA) introduction of the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) voted to provide critical funding for our national security with his support for H.R. 3219, Make America Secure Appropriations Act. The bill passed 235-192.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Monday evening, Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) held a tele-town meeting with constituents from across the 21st Congressional District. During the event, the Congressman answered questions and took comments on a variety of issues including health care, border security and tax reform. Participants were asked four poll questions during the tele-town meeting.

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