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  • Congressman Francis Rooney Votes to Support Tougher Penalties for Sanctuary Cities and Illegal Immigrants
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration

    Washington, DC - This afternoon, Congressman Francis Rooney voted in support of two bills that will strengthen penalties against sanctuary cities and assist law enforcement in protecting our borders. H.R. 3004, Kate’s Law, would impose enhanced criminal penalties for illegal aliens with serious criminal records that have been convicted of illegal entry and subsequently return to the United States. H.R. 3003, No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, would provide for stricter penalties for jurisdictions t... Read more

  • Congressman Francis Rooney Statement on Supreme Court Travel Ban Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    Washington, DC - I am encouraged by the Supreme Court’s decision today on President Trump’s travel ban and I am confident that the order will ultimately be ruled Constitutional. This unanimous decision will allow for much of the President’s travel ban to become effective, while awaiting the court’s final decision at a later date. Vetting those individuals entering our country is not only a right, but also a responsibility. In an age of heightened terror and radicalism, we must be able to ensure ... Read more