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  • Sam Johnson Votes to Stop Obama’s Executive Amnesty
    Posted in Press Release on January 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration, President Obama's Border Crisis

    Washington, DC – As a part of his on-going efforts to fight President Obama’s unconstitutional immigration actions, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted in support of H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, which would prohibit the President from carrying out his executive amnesty. The House passed H.R. 240 by a vote of 236 - 191. The bill now goes to the Senate. In addition, today Johnson co-sponsored H.R. 191, the Repeal Executive Amnesty Act of 2015, introduced... Read more

  • Sam Johnson, Texas Delegation Fight Executive Amnesty
    Posted in Press Release on January 12, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration, President Obama's Border Crisis

    Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) joined fifteen members of the Texas Delegation in reaffirming the fight against President Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty. “President Obama’s executive amnesty is an affront to the rule of law,” said Johnson. “I have voted time and again to STOP his amnesty efforts. That’s why I voted against the CR/Omnibus in December, and that’s why this week I will vote to defund the President’s executive amnesty. As a longtime, staunch s... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Opposes "Cromnibus"
    Posted in Press Release on December 11, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – On behalf of Collin County constituents and in keeping with his conservative voting record, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson voted against H.R. 83, The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 – also known as the “Cromnibus.” The bill passed 219-206. “Today I voted against the so-called ‘Cromnibus’ because it spends too much and does nothing to stop the President’s executive action that grants amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants,” said Johnson. “The goo... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Votes to Stop Obama’s Executive Amnesty
    Posted in Press Release on December 4, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – As part of his ongoing commitment to stand with his constituents in opposing President Obama’s executive amnesty, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) today voted in support of H.R. 5759, the Executive Amnesty Prevention Act of 2014. Following the bill’s passage, Congressman Johnson released the following statement: “The President’s executive action is illegal and unfair to those who have played by the rules to legally call America home. It’s no wonder that a majority oppose t... Read more

  • Congressman Sam Johnson Fights Executive Amnesty
    Posted in Press Release on December 1, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) introduced the No Social Security Numbers & Benefits for Illegal Aliens Act. This bill addresses a specific part of the President’s November 21st executive order that allows some illegal immigrants to receive work permits that would then enable them to get Social Security numbers and government benefits. “Immigration is one of the biggest issues facing America – and Texas – right now,” said Johnson. “But instead of securing America’s... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Committed to Stopping President's Amnesty
    Posted in Press Release on November 20, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – In anticipation of President Obama’s reported plan to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) took to the House Floor to speak out against the President’s abusive executive actions. Regarding the President’s plan, Johnson stated: “This summer’s border crisis was the result of President Obama’s 2012 decision to grant amnesty to some illegal immigrants. Now the President is planning to grant amnesty to even more illegal immigrants – ... Read more

  • House to take up Johnson measure to deter illegal immigration, root out fraud and abuse
    Posted in Press Release on July 18, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration, Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) issued the following statement on H.R. 4935, the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014, which includes a Johnson-based provision to require a Social Security Number (SSN) for the $1,000 refundable child tax credit. H.R. 4935 is scheduled for consideration on the House floor next week. According to the Treasury Inspector General (IG) for Tax Administration, the refundable child tax credit can serve as an incentive for individuals to come illegally into the U... Read more

  • Johnson Leads Congressional Delegation to the Rio Grande Valley
    Posted in Press Release on July 18, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) issued the following statement on his visit to Texas’ southern border in the Rio Grande Valley sector – the primary entry point for the tens of thousands of illegal immigrants coming from Central America and Mexico “I’ve been to the border many times, but I never expected to witness what I saw today – a real man-made crisis. It’s truly an outrage and a tragedy what is happening on our southern border. "It is clear as ever that the President’s failure to secure... Read more

  • Johnson to visit Rio Grande Valley on Friday, July 18
    Posted in Press Release on July 16, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration

    Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX03) announced on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives that he will head to Texas’ southern border on Friday, July 18, to see the immigration crisis first-hand. Since October 2013, more than 52,000 unaccompanied minors many from Central America have illegally crossed the southern border. According to Customs and Border Protection, the number will increase to more than 150,000 next year unless Congress acts. Today, in advance of the bord... Read more

  • Johnson demands explanation for lack of border agents on Rio Grande Valley
    Posted in Press Release on July 9, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration, Fiscal Responsibility

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson on the current humanitarian and national security crisis involving tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors who are illegally crossing Texas’ southern border. The letter calls on Secretary Johnson to explain why the most trafficked area, the Rio Grande Valley, has less Border Patrol agents than areas where illegal crossings are relatively low and to also address what is currently being done to... Read more