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H.R.2497 HALT Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 26, 2011 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Immigration and Border Security

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  • 32% of users oppose H.R.2497

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    • Letter From My Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito – Illegal ... - July 10, 2012 by Cecil Calvert - Letter From My Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito – Illegal Immigration – H.R. 2497 HALT Act http://t.co/ysFnlGkk - 20 hours ago. Frederick County Commissioner Blaine Young, Blasts The Evil and Vile Leprechaun, ...

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      As noted by Cecil Calvert on July 10, 2012, "Letter From My Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito – Illegal Immigration – H.R. 2497 HALT Act http://t.co/ysFnlGkk - 20 hours ago. Frederick County Commissioner Blaine Young, Blasts The Evil and Vile Leprechaun, ..." (/url?q=http://www.cecilcalvert.com/%3Fp%3D6970&sa=U&ei=w6ABUM32JcrO2AWP56CZCw&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNE9DeE2bFpcrY8IDoNDneVRgTWAGw)
    • Letter From My Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito – Illegal ... - July 09, 2012 by Cecil Calvert - Letter From My Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito – Illegal Immigration – H.R. 2497 HALT Act http://t.co/ysFnlGkk - 20 hours ago. Frederick County Commissioner Blaine Young, Blasts The Evil and Vile Leprechaun, Governor O'Malley ...

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      As noted by Cecil Calvert on July 09, 2012, "Letter From My Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito – Illegal Immigration – H.R. 2497 HALT Act http://t.co/ysFnlGkk - 20 hours ago. Frederick County Commissioner Blaine Young, Blasts The Evil and Vile Leprechaun, Governor O'Malley ..." (/url?q=http://www.cecilcalvert.com/%3Fp%3D6970&sa=U&ei=3X0WUNeCMafZ0QH71IC4CA&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNHvDvFU5ZAwWaDw2HJnaL5BjJNVlw)
    • Letter From My Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito – Illegal ... - July 09, 2012 by Cecil Calvert - Letter From My Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito – Illegal Immigration – H.R. 2497 HALT Act http://t.co/ysFnlGkk - 20 hours ago. Frederick County Commissioner Blaine Young, Blasts The Evil and Vile Leprechaun, ...

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      As noted by Cecil Calvert on July 09, 2012, "Letter From My Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito – Illegal Immigration – H.R. 2497 HALT Act http://t.co/ysFnlGkk - 20 hours ago. Frederick County Commissioner Blaine Young, Blasts The Evil and Vile Leprechaun, ..." (/url?q=http://www.cecilcalvert.com/%3Fp%3D6970&sa=U&ei=NRUTUNGVOYrv0gH5yoCgCQ&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFH5Z153u_i7pI1VJQYk8rjXEykcQ)

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    • DREAMer Deferred Action Questions and Concerns - June 25, 2012 by ILW - Also to be considered is whether the executive order will give renewed energy to the Republican backed Hinder the Administration's Legalization Temptation (HALT) Act (H.R. 2497, S. 1380), which calls for suspension of executive authority to issue such orde

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      As noted by ILW on June 25, 2012, "Also to be considered is whether the executive order will give renewed energy to the Republican backed Hinder the Administration's Legalization Temptation (HALT) Act (H.R. 2497, S. 1380), which calls for suspension of executive authority to issue such orde" (http://www.ilw.com/articles/2012,0625-lee.shtm)
    • View From the Capitol -- Anger over administration immigration order - June 22, 2012 by Marshall Democrat-News - I am co-sponsoring a bill aimed at preventing the bypassing of Congress on immigration matters. H.R. 2497, the Hinder the Administration's Legalization Temptation (HALT) Act, will prevent the Administration from issuing broad "deferred action." This bill .

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      As noted by Marshall Democrat-News on June 22, 2012, "I am co-sponsoring a bill aimed at preventing the bypassing of Congress on immigration matters. H.R. 2497, the Hinder the Administration's Legalization Temptation (HALT) Act, will prevent the Administration from issuing broad "deferred action." This bill ." (http://www.marshallnews.com/blogs/hartzler/entry/48317/)
    • OBAMA, JOHN MORTON AND THE PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION MEMO - August 24, 2011 by NewsWithViews.com - On July 12, 2011, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Lamar Smith (R-Texas) introduced the HALT Act, HR 2497. According to the Dustin Inman Society (Georgia), this act will prevent the Obama [regime] from:

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      As noted by NewsWithViews.com on August 24, 2011, " On July 12, 2011, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Lamar Smith (R-Texas) introduced the HALT Act, HR 2497. According to the Dustin Inman Society (Georgia), this act will prevent the Obama [regime] from: " (http://www.newswithviews.com/Stuter/stuter197.htm)
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