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  • Curbelo Comments on the Homeland Security Decision on Salvadoran TPS
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the lead sponsor of bipartisan legislation that would grant legal permanent resident status to Nicaraguan, Salvadoran, Honduran and Haitian immigrants that already have Temporary Protected Status (TPS), issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the Department of Homeland Security ending the program for Salvadorans: “While hoping and waiting they would be able to return to their native countries for years, Salvadoran, Honduran, Nicarag... Read more

  • Curbelo Talks Tax Relief for South Florida Families with NBC 6 and Local 10
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    As Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate head to a conference committee this week to negotiate the final tax reform legislation, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only Member of Congress on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, joined NBC 6’s “Impact with Jackie Nespral” and Local 10’s “This Week in South Florida” to discuss tax reform and other issues in national and local headlines. Partial transcripts of both interviews are available below. The... Read more

  • Curbelo: I Won't Vote for Spending Bill Past Dec. 31 Until DACA Issue is Resolved
    Posted in Press Releases on November 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) today announced he will not be supporting any appropriations bills that fund the government past December 31st unless the DACA crisis is resolved with a permanent solution through Congressional action. Curbelo made the announcement while speaking on a panel with CNN Contributor Ana Navarro and Representatives Frederica Wilson (FL-24) and Ted Deutch (FL-22) at the IMPAC Fund’s immigration summit today at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. “DACA... Read more

  • ICYMI: Roll Call: Curbelo, Members of the Bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus Working to Split Difference on DACA Fix
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Bipartisan Group Looks to Split Difference on DACA Fix Roll Call By Lindsey McPherson November 14, 2017 A bipartisan bill that would bridge differences between two largely partisan measures to provide young undocumented immigrants with a path to citizenship and beef up border security could soon be forthcoming. The Problem Solvers Caucus is working on legislation that would provide a compromise between the mostly Democratic-sponsored Dream Act and the GOP-led Recognizing America’s Children (RAC)... Read more

  • South Dade News Leader: Congress Must Act to Let TPS Immigrants Stay
    Posted in In The News on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; font-kerning: none; color: #0433ff} … In the United States, this decision not only impacts immigrants, but also their families, employers, and neighbors whose prosperity depends on them. For 20 years, TPS has allowed immigrants to live and work in the United States. Many have made their home in our country – raising families and establishing businesses that have benefitt... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on the Homeland Security Decision on Nicaraguan, Honduran TPS
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), lead sponsor of bipartisan legislation that would grant legal permanent resident status to Nicaraguan, Salvadoran, Honduran and Haitian immigrants granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS), issued the following statement regarding last night’s announcement by the Department of Homeland Security temporarily extending TPS for Hondurans and ending it for Nicaraguans: “While hoping and waiting they would be able to return to their native countries for years, Nic... Read more

  • Miami Herald: South Florida lawmakers propose a path to legal status for Haitian TPS recipients
    Posted in In The News on October 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    A bipartisan group of South Florida lawmakers introduced a bill on Tuesday that provides a path to permanent residency for thousands of foreign citizens who participate in a temporary program that allows them to work and live in the United States. Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo introduced the Extending Status Protection for Eligible Refugees with Established Residency Act, which provides a pathway to permanent legal status for certain Haitians, Nicaraguans, Salvadorans and Hondurans who ar... Read more

  • The Washington Times: Rep. Carlos Curbelo offers Dreamer recipients ability to earn legal status in new legislation
    Posted in In The News on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Rep. Carlos Curbelo said Tuesday children of illegal immigrants should have a pathway to legal status. “These are America’s children and that’s why the legislation I have introduced is called Recognizing America’s Children. These are young people who went to school with our own children,” Mr. Curbelo, Florida Republican, said on CNN. ... Mr. Curbelo’s plan outlines a path for those who were brought to America as children to continue living and working here for five years. If they are in good sta... Read more

  • Curbelo Calls on House Leadership To Back Up Words With Action: Bring RAC Act to the Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement of the Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the need for Congress to pass the H.R. 1468, the Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act: “Over the years, immigrant children have arrived in our country — brought by their parents who either crossed one of our borders or overstayed their visas. For most of these young people, the United States i... Read more

  • Sunshine State News: Carlos Curbelo's Reform for DREAMers Will Boost Economy, Report Shows
    Posted in In The News on August 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    On Thursday, the Niskanen Center unveiled a report showing U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo’s, R-Fla., “Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act” would create 115,000 jobs and add almost $80 billion to the gross domestic product (GDP) over the next decade. Curbelo’s proposal would reform the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program giving younger illegal immigrants, often called DREAMers--those who entered the country before 2012 and who were 16 or younger when they entered--a path to citiz... Read more

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