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House Proceeding on Nov 19th, 2009 :: 0:12:30 to 0:13:35
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Lamar S. Smith

0:12:26 to 0:12:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: county, and elaine of the forces advocacy project. as well as allembers of the society for their dedication to serving those who have served our country. thank you, and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. gentleman from texas rise? mr. smith: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered.

Lamar S. Smith

0:12:30 to 0:13:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Lamar S. Smith

0:12:47 to 0:13:08( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: mr. smith: mr. speaker, we're place -- immigration enforcement is in a free fall. we will discuss these in other ways illegal immigration adversely impacts at a republican forum in 2237 rayburn house office building. workplace enforcement has dropped across the board in from 2008 to 2009 -- the board

Lamar S. Smith

0:13:09 to 0:13:30( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: from 2008 to 2009. administrative arrests fell 28%. criminal indictments fell 58%. criminal convictions fell 63%. it's hard to conceive of a worse time to cut work site enforcement efforts by more than half. there are 16 million americans t of work, and yet the administration has chosen to

Lamar S. Smith

0:13:31 to 0:13:36( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: ignore the fact that nearly eight million illegal immigrants in the work force. those stolen jobs should be

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