Homeland Security and Immigration


Homeland Security and Immigration

Congressman Allred will take a pragmatic approach to reforming our broken immigration system. He is fighting to ensure we secure our border, and our ports of entry using 21st century technology to tackle the complicated problems we face. Congressman Allred is working toward ending the piecemeal approach and passing comprehensive reform that would create a path to citizenship for longtime residents who have paid their taxes and obeyed our laws. He believes strongly that people who were brought here as children and are covered by DACA should be protected.


Gun Violence Prevention

There is so much we agree on as a nation to address gun violence. Too many lives have been taken from us and Congress must act. Congressman Allred supports keeping our neighborhoods and schools safe with common-sense gun safety measures such as universal, instant background checks, keeping weapons of war out of local communities and closing loopholes to keep guns out of the hands of violent criminals and domestic abusers.


More on Homeland Security and Immigration

September 9, 2019 In The News

El congresista Colin Allred habla con Miguelangel Pinero sobre los temas de salud, crímenes de odio y las armas de fuego.

July 25, 2019 Casework Success Stories

After serving alongside our troops as a translator in Iraq for the U.S. Army, Jinan immigrated to the United States and settled in Dallas to begin her new life. As part of her transition to life in the U.S., Jinan applied for a green card. After serving alongside the U.S. Army, she was incredibly excited to become a U.S. citizen, and receiving a green card was the first step.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted for the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 (NDAA) which included two Allred led amendments that will help bring research investment to Texas universities. The bill authorizes funding for the United States military’s operations, programs and personnel.   

July 1, 2019 Press Release

Richardson, Texas – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released a report detailing his first six months working for the people of the 32nd Congressional District of Texas. 

June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted for the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act of 2019. The bill provides comprehensive election security reform and grants to states to help secure America’s election infrastructure. 

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted for a robust emergency funding package to help address the humanitarian crisis at the border.  

June 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –– Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) this week announced he has joined the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) as an Associate Member along with a total of 11 new Associate Members.

June 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –– Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) helped lead an effort urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow a debate and an up or down vote on the For the People Act (H.R.1/S. 949). The For the People Act passed the U.S. House in March and is a once-in-a-generation anti-corruption, voting rights, and money in politics reform bill.

June 5, 2019 In The News

Many Texas Democrats have ripped into Trump over his Mexico levies. Dallas Rep. Colin Allred said Wednesday, for instance, that "hard-working Texans cannot be asked to bear the brunt of a costly and unnecessary trade war that will not solve our problems or address our broken immigration system."

June 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted in favor of the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019. Allred is an original cosponsor of the measure which passed the House with bipartisan support.