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  • Carter: President Trump Made Right Move on DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    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 authority to do. Now, President Trump has called on Congress to act. "We are a nation of laws and we mu... Read more

  • Rep. Carter: President Trump’s commitment to border security is yielding results
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    “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.” Read more

  • Carter Votes to Crack Down on Sanctuary Policies
    Posted in Press Releases on June 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    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 worked diligently with the Judiciary Committee to incorporate his reforms to eliminate the bias tow... Read more

  • Carter Introduces Legislation Targeting Criminal Illegal Aliens
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    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 aliens in their custody for a violation of any law. Current law only guarantees a response from ICE w... Read more

  • Carter Statement on United States v. Texas Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    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 rule from a castle. This ruling affirms what every branch of government, including the president himsel... Read more