Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana
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Statement from Congressman Luke Messer on the Passage of the Senate Immigration Bill

Jun 27, 2013
Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)— Today, Congressman Luke Messer gave the following statement on the passage of the Senate immigration bill:

“The Senate immigration bill that passed today is just the beginning of this legislative debate.  Our immigration system is broken and badly in need of repair.  There is an opportunity for reform this summer. 

However, any reform must first address border security, include stricter employment verification systems and ensure that folks who came here illegally are not treated better than those who have followed the law. ”


About Luke Messer

Luke Messer is the Congressman for Indiana’s 6th Congressional District, a 19 county region of east-central and southeastern Indiana comprised of manufacturing and agricultural communities. Elected President of the Republican Freshman Class by his peers, Messer serves on the House Committees on Budget, Foreign Affairs, and Education & the Workforce.

Luke and his wife Jennifer have two daughters, one son and three dogs.  Luke has also served as an elder at his church and is the author of a children's book about Indiana entitled “Hoosier Heart.” To learn more about Luke Messer, log on to