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Carter Introduces Legislation to Prevent Fraudulent Use of Social Security Numbers by Illegal Immigrants

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Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced legislation to prevent fraudulent use of Social Security numbers by illegal immigrants. During an audit of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Treasury Department's Inspector General found that over 1.4 million illegal immigrants could be working and operating fraudulently under the Social Security numbers of legal citizens. However, the IR...

Carter: Border Security Deal is No Deal at All

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Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted against the federal funding agreement tonight which fails to adequately support critical border security measures at the Southwest border. "This border security 'deal' is no deal at all," said Carter. "This bill simply does not include enough funding to secure our border. Congress is again punting border security down the road while putting American...

Carter Cosponsors Bill to Build President Trump's Border Wall

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Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after cosponsoring legislation to build President Trump's border wall and combat sanctuary cities, violent illegal aliens and gangs. "I have been to the Southwest border and I have seen the threats we face firsthand. There is much more than just illegal aliens coming across our borders. It is critical to our national secur...

Carter Introduces Legislation to Prevent Fraudulent Use of Social Security Numbers by Illegal Immigrants

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Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced legislation today to prevent fraudulent use of Social Security numbers by illegal immigrants. During an audit of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Treasury Department's Inspector General found that over 1.4 million illegal immigrants could be working and operating fraudulently under the Social Security numbers of legal citizens. However, ...

Carter Votes to Secure Border, Calls for Vote on Permanent Family Separation Solution

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Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted today to secure our nation's border and improve our national security. The Securing America's Future Act, which failed to pass the House today, supports President Trump's border wall, closes dangerous loopholes, requires the mandatory use of E-Verify and halts sanctuary cities. Additionally, the legislation ends chain migration and the visa lottery ...

Carter: President Trump Made Right Move on DACA

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Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement following the Trump administration's announcement to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: "President Trump made the right move today by ending this unconstitutional and illegal amnesty program. President Obama should have never implemented this program which he himself said he did not have the aut...

Rep. Carter: President Trump’s commitment to border security is yielding results

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“President Trump’s unyielding commitment to securing our borders and protecting the American people is already yielding results,” Carter said. “In the first seven months of the year alone, the number of people arrested trying to enter the country illegal has been nearly halved. It’s clear the world knows America is serious about enforcing our laws. What’s more, the President’s commitment has also boosted the morale of our law enforcement agents along the border because they know he’s got their backs.”

Carter Votes to Crack Down on Sanctuary Policies

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A leader in the fight to ensure dangerous illegal aliens are not re-released into our communities, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) applauded House passage today of two critical bills to crack down on sanctuary policies. The No Sanctuary for Criminals Act provides important tools to protect American citizens from rogue sanctuary cities, including clarifying detainer authority. Carter has...

Carter Introduces Legislation Targeting Criminal Illegal Aliens

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Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) introduced legislation today to strengthen immigration enforcement by targeting criminal illegal aliens in law enforcement custody. The Assuring Law Enforcement Requests are Timely Evaluated by DHS (ALERTED) Act requires U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to promptly respond to local law enforcement official's inquiry about suspected illegal a...

Carter Statement on United States v. Texas Decision

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Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled 4-4 on the case of United States v. Texas, upholding a lower court ruling which will block the president's use of executive action to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants: "The decision today is a great win for the Constitution. The President of the United States is not a king and does not rul...