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Congressman Pete Sessions

Representing the 32nd District of Texas

Sessions Demands Answers from DHS

September 23, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules released the following statement after sending a letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson of the Department of Homeland Security in regard to the September 8, 2016 report issued by the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General that documented systemic and repeated lack of coordination, information sharing, and prioritization of the security of our nation and the integrity of our naturalization process:

"Last week's disturbing report from the Office of the Inspector General shined light on the failure of this Administration to effectively enforce our immigration laws. It is completely unacceptable to fraudulently grant the rights and liberties that come with a U.S. citizenship to 1,800 virtually unknown individuals. We don't know what countries they are from, we don't have any of their biometric data, and we simply don't know anything about these individuals.  This Administration's glaring lack of judgment has made a mockery of our immigration system and jeopardized our national security. I will continue to push for answers and hold this Administration accountable for their irresponsible actions."



Congressman Sessions talking with Neil Cavuto on Fox Business News about his letter to Secretary Johnson and
the recent emails from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Field Office in Houston
urging employees to process as many N-400 cases before the November election. Click here to watch the clip.