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Rosendale Supports Legislation to Curb Illegal Migration at Southern Border

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Washington, D.C. – Last week, Representative Matt Rosendale joined 16 Republican colleagues in introducing the “Border Safety and Security Act” to force DHS to control the flow of illegal migration at our southern border and ensure U.S. immigration laws are enforced. The Border Safety and Security Act would empower the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to turn away illegal migrants at the bord...

Rep. Rosendale Blasts Afghan Resettlement Following Pentagon Audit Finding Significant Vetting Failures

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Rosendale released a statement following a Department of Defense Inspector General report on deficiencies in the vetting process of Afghan nationals evacuated and relocated to the United States. The audit published on February 15th, found that Afghan evacuees were not properly vetted using all available data, that Afghan nationals with “potentially signific...

Rep. Rosendale Introduces Bill to Prohibit U.S. Intervention in Ukraine Until Southern Border is Secured

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Rosendale introduced the Secure America’s Borders First Act. This bill would prohibit the U.S. government from providing military and security assistance to Ukraine until the border wall system on the southern border is completed, and operational control of the southern border is achieved. The United States has no legal or moral obligation to come to Ukrain...

Representative Rosendale Leads Effort Slamming Secretary Mayorkas for Disempowering ICE

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Rosendale led 44 of his colleagues in sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urging him to rescind several of his memoranda which eviscerate U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) ability to effectively enforce America’s immigration laws, and jeopardize our national security and public safety. The me...

Rosendale Statement on Afghan Parolee Arrested for Rape in Missoula

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Representative Rosendale released the following statement following the arrest of an Afghan parolee for the rape of an 18-year-old girl in Missoula: The individual arrested for rape did not go through the 14-step, 18-24 month vetting process required to obtain a visa, and was instead paroled into to the country by President Biden’s Department of Homeland Security without...

Representatives Rosendale & Biggs Collect Signatures to Force Vote on the REMAIN in Mexico Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week, Representatives Matt Rosendale and Andy Biggs began collecting signatures on a discharge petition to force the House of Representatives to consider H.R. 1259, the REMAIN in Mexico Act of 2021. The bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to implement the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), otherwise known as the Remain in Mexico Program, in accordance w...

Rep. Rosendale Introduces Bill to Protect America From Unvetted Refugees

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Representative Rosendale introduced the SECURE America Act in response to the mass resettlement of unvetted Afghan refugees across America and the crisis at the border. This bill focuses on reforming the United States’ current refugee admission and resettlement process to ensure we take the necessary steps to protect our nation. This legislation reclaims Congressional a...

Rep. Rosendale Statement on Afghanistan Refugees in Montana

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Washington D.C. -- Today, Representative Rosendale released the following statement regarding reports that Afghanistan refugees will be settled in Montana. “Today I learned that 75 refugees from Afghanistan will be arriving in Montana. I strongly oppose the resettlement of these Afghan nationals in Montana. Following the Biden Administration’s disastrously mismanaged withdrawal from Afghanistan, ...

ICYMI: A Northern Juxtaposition to the Southern Border

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Washington, DC -- Last week, Representative Rosendale traveled to the Northern Border to visit with U.S. Border Patrol, Customs and Border Protection, and local stake holders to see how the Biden Administrations policies are impacting the people of Montana. One of the most pressing issues that Representative Rosendale wanted to tackle head on is how the Southern Border Crisis is impacting the Nort...