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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 4:28:00 to 4:29:20
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:27:56 to 4:28:16( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: both our northern and southern border regions and i urge my colleagues to support my amendment. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: for what purpose does the gentlelady from florida rise? ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, madam chair. i ask unanimous consent to claim time in opposition, even though i do not oppose the substance. amendment. the chair: without objection.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:28:00 to 4:29:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:28:17 to 4:28:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, madam chair. i support this amendment because the western hemisphere travel initiative was fully implemented in june 1 of this year with the goal of strengthening u.s. border security while at the same te enhancing accountability of those entering our country. by calling on the secretary of state to provide a report to congress describing the impact

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:28:38 to 4:29:01( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: this implementation has had on the flow of people, goods and services across the international borders shared by the relevant countries, congressman peters' amendment will help us understand better how effective this initiative has been in making our country safer and what impact these new measures will have on the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:29:02 to 4:29:21( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: business sectors of our countries. the western hemisphere of travel initiative was a significant step toward making america more secure. congressman peters' amendment is important as it would provide greater accountability and oversight of the objectives and consequence of this important initiative and will ultimately

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