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Feb 27, 2017 In The News

The endurance of our nation’s security, sovereignty, and democracy is not a partisan issue. This is a top concern for all Americans and should be a top priority for the leaders that we send to Washington, whether Democrat or Republican. As elected officials, my colleagues and I swore to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

Feb 24, 2017 Correspondence
Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, sent a letter Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly regarding media reports that President Trump demanded the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) build legal standing for his Muslim travel ban...
Feb 24, 2017 Correspondence
Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, sent a letter to the acting leadership of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) regarding their agencies’ February 22 search for an individual at JFK Airport which resulted in passengers being forced to show identification to federal law enforcement as they disembarked a domestic flight...
Feb 23, 2017 Correspondence
All House Committee on Homeland Security Democrats, led by Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly regarding his February 20 memoranda providing guidance for President Trump's immigration enforcement Executive Orders...
Feb 21, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on the immigration enforcement memos released by the Department of Homeland Security today...
Feb 17, 2017 Press Release
House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) and House Homeland Security Committee Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), today released the following joint statement in response to reports that President Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security had plans to use the National Guard to round up and deport undocumented immigrants...