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Sheila Jackson Lee (born January 12, 1950, New York City) is an American politician. She is the U.S. Representative for Texas' 18th congressional district. She began her longtime career in the House in 1995. The district includes Greater Houston. She is a member of the U.S. Democratic Party.

Jackson Lee first became a member of the Houston City Council in 1990. She was so until 1994.

Jackson Lee is active on immigration issues. She has proposed increasing border security and increasing legalization for "illegal" immigrants living in the United States. She also supports LGBT rights.


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