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  • The Huffington Post: Seventy-Five Percent of Trump Voters Want Legal Status for Dreamers
    Posted in In The News on July 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Last April, a Morning Consult and Politico poll revealed that three in four of Americans who voted for President Donald Trump in 2016 support providing legal status to “Dreamers,” who are undocumented immigrants brought here as children or young adults. In total, registered voters support offering legal status to Dreamers by a steep 78-14 margin, demonstrating that legislation providing this status is welcome. With broad support coming from every Americans of every stripe—conservative, moderate,... Read more

  • The Hill: Congress Should Pass Curbelo’s RAC Act to Protect DREAMers
    Posted in In The News on May 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    In recognition of the urgency of the issue, a group of pragmatic House Republicans proposed the Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act, which creates a rigorous but fair process to protect DREAMers who consistently contribute positively to our economy and society by working, studying or serving in the military. Passing the RAC Act is the best way to ensure DREAMers are on a permanent, sound legal footing with a pathway to fully participating in American life. … In most cases, they have been in... Read more

  • Curbelo, Soto Introduce Bipartisan Venezuelan Refugee Assistance Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Cuba and Immigration

    Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Darren Soto (FL-9) today introduced bipartisan legislation to provide immigration relief to Venezuelans that have long resided in the United States and are unable to return to their home country due to the deteriorating political conditions there. The Venezuelan Refugee Assistance Act would allow Venezuelans that arrived to the United States prior to January 1, 2013 to apply for legal permanent resident status, so long as they do not have a criminal rec... Read more

  • Curbelo Responds to Attorney General's Comments on DREAMer Deportations, Calls for RAC Act As Solution
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement responding to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ comments regarding the potential future deportations of DACA recipients: “Mr. Sessions’ comments directly contradict the President’s previous statements promising to treat our DREAMers compassionately. This is a reminder why DACA is not enough and Congress must take action to provide a fair and permanent solution for DREAMers. These young people are contributing to our communities a... Read more

  • 700 Club Highlights Curbelo’s RAC Act as a Permanent Solution for America’s Dreamers
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Yesterday, the Christian Broadcasting Network’s 700 Club highlighted Representative Carlos Curbelo’s (FL-26) “Recognizing America’s Children Act” (RAC Act) as a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers living under the uncertainty of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program across the country. After traveling to Dallas to speak with two current DACA recipients, the 700 Club spoke with Curbelo in Washington about his legislation and why a permanent solution is the right thing ... Read more

  • What They Are Saying: Curbelo’s RAC Act Is A “GOP Bright Spot on Immigration”
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

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  • Curbelo, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Provide Legal Status to Undocumented Children and Young Adults
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    “These are America’s children, and that is why I’m proud to lead this group of representatives from all over the country to introduce legislation to simply recognize them as such and provide them an earned path to legal status.” Read more

  • Curbelo Discusses Newly-Introduced RAC Act on MSNBC, CNN
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    “Eleven Republicans have come together today to file this legislation. We're going to work on getting more Republicans on this bill, and obviously, we want to work with our Democratic colleagues on it as well… let's take advantage of the fact that this topic is on people's minds, that shows like yours are talking about this every day, let's use that momentum to get some good things done.” Read more

  • VIDEO STATEMENTS: Curbelo on RAC Act: These Are America’s Children [ENGLISH AND ESPAÑOL]
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following video statements regarding his introduction of the Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act. Full transcripts of Curbelo’s statements are available below. The English video is available here and a broadcast quality English video is available for download here. The Spanish video is available here and a broadcast quality Spanish video is available for download here. Curbelo also discussed the bill with CNN and MSNBC earlier today. See th... Read more

  • Miami Herald: Miami Republican files new DREAM Act in Congress
    Posted in In The News on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Bolstered by the White House’s apparent interest in protecting at least one group of unauthorized immigrants, Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo on Thursday re-filed legislation that would allow people brought illegally as children to remain in the country. The “Recognizing American Children Act,” or RACA, would offer an eventual path to U.S. citizenship to immigrants who entered illegally before Jan. 1, 2012, and were 16 years old or younger. The legislation is essentially a new version of th... Read more

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