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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

House Republicans prepare votes to block President Obama's immigration orders

January 13, 2015
In The News

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans plan a series of votes Wednesday to block almost every executive order by President Barack Obama on immigration.

Republicans said they have no choice but to act in the face of what they consider an unconstitutional power grab by the president,

"I support finding a viable solution to our immigration crisis," said Freshman Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-Alto. "I'm confident that we as House Republicans will find that solution, but we must do it the right way. Executive action that ignores our laws and the legislative body is the wrong way to approach this topic."

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