The House voted 286 to 138 to pass the Senate version of VAWA, which included critical protections for the LGBT, immigrant, Native American communities and expands protections for campus security, and reduced the backlog for domestic violence evidence kits.
The 2012 election cycle saw unprecedented amounts of money flood the political system and alter the political landscape at the federal level. Voters were required to endure long lines and complained of election irregularities. Our commitment to reform election laws remains high.
The need to reform our broken immigration system is just such a challenge. The need to bring millions of undocumented immigrants out of the shadows and onto a path to citizenship and to protect families from being torn apart is one of the most pressing civil rights issues we face today.
Both the "ENFORCE Act" and the "Faithful Execution of the Law Act" are clearly motivated by the Republican belief that President Obama has exceeded his authority in instances well grounded in traditional views of prosecutorial discretion and consistent with prior practices by previous administrations.
The 2012 election cycle saw unprecedented amounts of money flood the political system altering the political landscape at the federal level. Voters endured long lines and complained of election irregularities. We are committed to election law reform.