Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Congressional Issues

 

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Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) tonight issued the following statement upon the House passage of a government spending bill that funded the President’s illegal executive action:

“Tonight, I was proud to stand on the side of our Constitution and vote against funding President Obama’s plan to continue  flouting the laws of our nation by providing funds for his illegal and unconstitutional executive actions.

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following response to President Obama’s unilateral immigration actions.

“Tonight, President Obama announced to America that he would disregard both our Constitution and the will of the American people.

“The American people resoundingly rejected the President's policies on the ballot just a few short weeks ago, and it is the American people who are sick and tired of a President who continues to unilaterally change our laws through executive orders and govern as if he is a monarch.

Nov 13, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today sent a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers and Ranking Member Nita Lowey asking them to prohibit funding President Obama’s intentions to unlawfully distribute work permits and green cards for illegal immigrants currently in the United States.

Nov 13, 2014 Letter

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The Honorable Harold Rogers
Chairman
House Appropriations Committee
H-305, The Capitol
Washington, D.C. 20515

The Honorable Nita Lowey
Ranking Member
House Appropriations Committee
1606 Longworth HOB
Washington, D.C.  20515

Oct 31, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following statement upon being notified that U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi’s case has resulted in his release from a Mexican prison.

“I am truly overjoyed to hear the news that our Marine Sgt. Tahmooressi is finally coming home to America.

Oct 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued a Dear Colleague to Republican Members of the House of Representatives urging them to consider this administration’s repeated actions before moving legislation that would reform our immigration system.

Oct 14, 2014 Letter

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The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Secretary
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Washington, DC 20528

Dear Secretary Johnson:

We write regarding the assignment of new Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at ports of entry in Arizona.

Oct 1, 2014 Press Release

Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
“Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: Our Marine in Mexican Custody”
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Sep 30, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will convene a hearing TOMORROW to examine the plight of U.S. Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi.  The hearing is entitled, “Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: Our Marine in Mexican Custody” and will begin at 10 am ET.