Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Homeland Security

Congresswoman Jackson Lee is committed to the protection of our homeland. As a senior Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, Congresswoman Jackson Lee has worked hard to oversee and improve the Department of Homeland Security and to make America safe from terrorism. She has supported legislation to improve the ability of the Immigration and Naturalization Services to keep out dangerous individuals, while continuing to facilitate access for those individuals desiring legalization. 

Congresswoman Jackson Lee ia a member of the Subcommittee on Transportation Security and a Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, which covers immigration and port security policies. Congresswoman Jackson Lee has been a leader, setting policy for the security of America’s airports, chemical plants, refineries, hospitals and other critical infrastructures. She is also the author of H.R. 4990, “Justice for Children Act,”  legislation increasing the number of immigration judges. 

Congress is focusing on finding security gaps, and is holding the Administration accountable, demanding serious solutions. Congresswoman Jackson Lee is working hard to ensure that Americans get the security that they have been promised and that they deserve. Thirteen years have passed since the catastrophic events of 9/11, and Congresswoman Jackson Lee and her colleagues are committed to honoring the over 3,000 innocent Americans who died that day by ensuring that such a tragedy is never allowed to occur again. 


More on Homeland Security

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

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September 14, 2017                                                                                           202-225-3816

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Offers Motion to Recommit to Protect Dreamers and Stop Funding For the Border Wall


Sep 12, 2017 Press Release

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September 11, 2017                                                                                              202-225-3816


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Jul 12, 2017 Press Release


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July 11, 2017                                                                                    202-225-3816




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Jan 30, 2017 Press Release


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January 30, 2017                                                                             202-225-3816


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Jan 26, 2017 Press Release


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January 25, 2017                                                                                                       202-225-3816



Jan 18, 2017 Press Release

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January 18, 2017                                                                                             202-225-3816


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Jan 17, 2017 Press Release

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January 17, 2017                                                                                            202-225-3816

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Nov 17, 2016 Press Release


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November 16, 2016                                                                                                              202-225-3816

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Nov 15, 2016 Press Release


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November 14, 2016                                                                              (202) 225-3816


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Oct 12, 2016 Press Release


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October 12, 2016                                                                               202-225-3816

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