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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

Immigration

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November 17, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, said in his view the U.S. can't control the Middle East. But it can control its borders.
November 17, 2015 In The News
The draft legislation, a copy of which was obtained by FP, is backed by Rep. John Duncan.
November 17, 2015 In The News
"Radical Islamic fundamentalists whose goal is to kill people who do not follow their warped religion are both mentally ill and dangerous,” the Knoxville Republican said.
November 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON: Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Monday regarding the Paris attacks and Syrian refugees:

January 14, 2015 In The News
The votes were “simply another effort to get the administration to enforce the immigration laws that are already on the books instead of making up their own laws, which even the president has said in the past he does not have the power to do,” said U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville.
December 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. John J. Duncan, Phil Roe, and Chuck Fleischmann released the following statements responding to President Obama’s speech on immigration in Nashville:

Rep. Roe (TN-01):

December 4, 2014 Speeches

Mr. Speaker,

I rise in support of this very reasonable legislation, which really simply requires that our present immigration laws be fully enforced or at least not be violated.

I commend the Gentleman from Florida, Mr. Yoho, for bringing this legislation to the floor.

The President has said he has been forced to act because the Congress has not done so.

That is not correct, as Chairman Goodlatte pointed out a few minutes ago.

November 21, 2014 In The News
“There is a right way to do things, and there is a wrong way to do things,” said U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville. “This is the wrong way.”
November 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Thursday in response to President Obama’s pending immigration announcement:

There is a right way to do things, and there is a wrong way to do things.  This is the wrong way.

President Obama has said on several occasions in the past that executive orders are the wrong way to fix immigration and that he isn’t a king, but now this is exactly what he is trying to do.

July 24, 2014 In The News
“There is already sufficient funds to do what needs to be done if the Obama administration would just enforce the law,” U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, said.

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