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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 2:05:00 to 2:06:15
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:04:56 to 2:05:16( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: with those states as we have with many other states. i urge the adoption and i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, mr. chairman. i rise to claim time in opposition even though i'm not opposed to the substance of the amendment. the chair: the gentlewoman is

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:05:00 to 2:06:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:05:17 to 2:05:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: recognized for five minutes. ms. ros-lehtinen: i rise in support of mr. nadler's amendment which the united states should working with all former states of the soviet union to come to an agreement whereby each former state of the soviet union would pay the tens of thousands of beneficiaries who have emigrated to the united states

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:05:38 to 2:05:58( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: the pensions for which they are eligible and entitled. over the past several decades, many of the tens of thousands of immigrants who had come to the u.s. from these former soviet union states had earlier earned pensions workg in their former home countries. however, most often they have been unable to collect what is owed to them.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:05:59 to 2:06:16( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: i support congressman nadler's amendment to work with the government of the former soviet states, to com whereby these states would pay the pensions to those entitled beneficiaries who have emigrated to the united states. it's the right thing to do. further, mr. chairman, it would likely result in a lighter

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