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  • Faso Co-Sponsors Newly Introduced Farm Guest Worker Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Immigration

    Washington D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today co-sponsored the recently introduced H.R. 6417 – the Ag and Legal Workforce Act, which will create a new agricultural guest worker program (H-2C) to ensure Upstate farmers have the ability to maintain a reliable workforce. This bill is the result of ongoing negotiations over immigration reform. It was introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Representatives Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Lamar Smith (R-Tex... Read more

  • Faso Supports Compromise Immigration Solution on the House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today voted in favor of H.R. 6136 – Border Security and Immigration Reform Act. The immigration reform solution failed during consideration by the House of Representatives. This bill was the result of a compromise negotiated among Republican members of the House over the past month to finally fix America’s broken immigration system. “Our immigration system is broken, and today the House failed to take meaningful steps to fix it by rejecting ... Read more

  • Faso Statement on President’s Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) released a statement following the President signing an executive order to address family separation: “The fact that any child was separated from their family was wrong, and I am pleased the President reversed his decision on enforcing the law in this manner. The next immediate step we must take is reconnecting separated parents and children as quickly as possible and I will be working to ensure that is taking place. Finally, Congress must c... Read more

  • Faso Meets with Upstate New York Restaurant Owners
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Economy and Jobs, Immigration

    Washington D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) yesterday participated in a roundtable discussion with owners of numerous Upstate restaurants and a representative of the New York State Restaurant Association to discuss federal issues that affect the restaurant industry. The conversation centered around healthcare and immigration, which are prevailing concerns for area restaurants. “As one of the largest private sector employers in the state, it is always a pleasure meeting with local rest... Read more

  • Faso Demands Action on Immigration Proposals
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today signed a discharge petition to force House floor consideration of four separate proposals pertaining to immigration reform, strengthening border security and the DACA program. A discharge petition moves legislation out of the relevant committee and to the House floor once the petition gains 218 signatures. The four proposals included in the discharge petition will be amendments offered by Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Representa... Read more

  • Congressman Faso Fights Sex Trafficking, Supports Passage of Critical Victims’ Rights Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    “Despite many preconceived notions, human trafficking is not a problem that is isolated to foreign soil. It is a crisis at our doorstep. In the past decade there have been close to 150,000 reports of human trafficking in America. This is unacceptable. That is why I am proud of the work we have done in the House to fight this scourge, protect women and children, and seek justice for victims, in particular the three bills we passed this week,” said Rep. Faso. “These efforts also include provisions to support the international law enforcement effort against trafficking because we cannot sit idly by while countries like China and Iran shield the criminals shredding human rights. There is still a lot of work to be done, but the passage of these bills represents an important step in the right direction and I was proud to support them.” Read more

  • Rep. Faso Achieves Legislative Victories for Constituents in Bipartisan Appropriations Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Debt and Deficits, Education, Environment, Immigration, Transportation, Lyme Disease

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today announced programs that will greatly benefit from the recent bipartisan agreement that funds the federal government through the end of the fiscal year. “This bipartisan agreement avoids a government shutdown and includes an array of legislative victories for the 19th District,” said Congressman Faso. Bolsters Funds to Provide Raises to Members of Our Armed Forces The bill includes a defense increase of $19.9 billion when compared to 2... Read more

  • Rep. Faso Joins Tucker Carlson on Fox News
    Posted in Interviews on February 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Rep. John Faso explains why he believes Trump's executive orders on immigration ad travel were neither well-drafted nor well-implemented. Watch here. Read more

  • Washington Journal: House Republicans and President Trump
    Posted in Interviews on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Debt and Deficits, Immigration

    Representative John Faso (R-NY) talked about President Trump’s policies on immigration, the future of the Affordable Care Act, and federal budget. Watch the interview here. Read more

  • Faso Issues Statement on Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement on the recent executive order: “After careful review of the recent executive order regarding immigration policy, I believe that the order was neither well drafted nor well implemented. Given recent events both here and abroad, we need to take steps to strengthen our nation’s security; however, this is most effectively pursued through thoughtful and deliberative legislation. While I acknowledge that the preside... Read more

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