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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 4:53:35 to 4:55:15
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Howard L. Berman

4:53:31 to 4:53:52( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: i urge my colleagues to support this important amendment and i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? mr. berman: i rise to seek unanimous consent to claim the time in opposition, although i am not going to speak in opposition. the chair: without objection,

Howard L. Berman

4:53:35 to 4:55:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Howard L. Berman

Howard L. Berman

4:53:53 to 4:54:14( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: the gentleman is recognized. mr. berman: i yield my time -- myself such time as i may consume. the gentleman has touched on a real problem, even just as he describes it, the notion of criminal aliens released because of the limitations on the time they can be held, not taken in

Howard L. Berman

4:54:15 to 4:54:39( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: their own country creates a very undesirable situation in our own country. the gentleman's addition to the existing law makes a lot of sense cause it's to retaliation against the officials of that government who seek diplomat visas to come to the united states. the existing provision of law is

Howard L. Berman

4:54:40 to 4:55:00( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: very understandable, although i have a little concern that sometimes we're visiting on the spouse of a u.s. citizen or a worker with a par the sips of the government on that individual -- sins of the government on that individual or that individual's american citizen family but the gentleman

Howard L. Berman

4:55:01 to 4:55:15( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: has been very flexible in working with us and on this amendment and he's certainly trying to go after a real problem. i wish i had a better

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