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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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June 29, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed two bills cracking down on dangerous sanctuary city policies. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the House Border Security Caucus and author of the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, spoke on the House floor in support of the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act and Kate’s Law, which passed the House with bipartisan support. To watch a video of her remarks, click here.
June 29, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) responded to Nashville Metro Council’s plans to withdraw two pieces of controversial immigration legislation. Following the legal opinion of one of Nashville’s top attorney’s, opposition from Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall and pressure from state leaders, the bills are planned to be tabled.
June 27, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement in response to the findings of Metro’s legal director that legislation proposed in the Nashville City Council restricting the local sheriff from cooperating with federal law authorities is not enforceable:
June 20, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the House Border Security Caucus and author of the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, condemns Nashville City Council vote on bills to obstruct immigration law, putting illegal aliens first and the safety and security of Tennessee families last.
April 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the House Border Security Caucus and author of the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, responded to California Judge William Orrick’s ruling to block the Trump Administration’s actions to enforce common-sense immigration policy and withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities.
January 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order pausing refugee resettlement and temporarily prohibiting travel to the United States for individuals from terrorist hot spots:

January 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the House Border Security Caucus and author of the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, released the following statement on President Trump’s executive orders authorizing the construction of a US-Mexico border wall and targeting funding for sanctuary cities:

February 5, 2016 Press Release


Rep. Black Stands Outside the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector Headquarters in Edinburg, Texas

November 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), issued the following statement following the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to continue an injunction against the President’s 2014 amnesty plan, which would prevent the deportation of an estimated five million illegal immigrants: