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Congresswoman Roybal-Allard addresses a panel that includes Labor Secretary Hilda Solis about the plight of farm worker children at the Department of Labor.

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Rep. Roybal-Allard Praises AIDS Funding Advocacy of Presidential Medal of Freedom Honoree Rep. Edward R. Roybal
November 21, 2014
On the eve of President Barack Obama posthumously honoring former Congressman Edward R. Roybal with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony on Monday, November 24th, Congressman Roybal’s daughter, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), issued the following statement regarding her late father’s record as an early and longstanding advocate for federal AIDS funding: “My father was willing to lead the battle in Congress to fund AIDS research in the first years of the epidem... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Responds to President Obama’s Speech Announcing Executive Action on Immigration
November 20, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following response to President Obama’s speech this evening announcing his executive action on immigration: “I applaud President Barack Obama for announcing executive action that begins to address our nation’s broken immigration system. The President’s common-sense, responsible, and humane decision is fully within his legal authority. His action is grounded in 60 years of hard precedent. Since the 1950s, every president of both parties has u... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard & Congressional Women Leaders: Don’t Ignore the Plight of Immigrant Mothers in Detention
November 19, 2014
Today, on the eve of an expected announcement by President Obama on immigration reform, Members of the Congressional Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, led by the group’s Chair, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), called for an independent investigation of allegations of sexual abuse of detained immigrant mothers in a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. They also reiterated their strong belief that detention in prison-like conditions is inappropriate for familie... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Congressional Women Leaders, DREAMers, and Mothers of DREAMers in Calling on President Obama to Protect Parents of DREAMers from Deportation
November 18, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Chair of the Congressional Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, was joined by Working Group colleagues Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) and Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), as well as undocumented young people – DREAMers – and mothers of DREAMers at a Capitol Hill press conference this afternoon. The press conference was held to support President Obama’s intention to move forward with executive action to reform our broken immigration sys... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Signs Bipartisan Congressional Letter Supporting Los Angeles 2024 Summer Olympics Bid
November 17, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) signed a bipartisan Congressional letter to the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) in support of bringing the 2024 Summer Olympic Games to Los Angeles. “Having hosted two Summer Olympic Games in 1932 and 1984, as well as the 1991 Olympic Sports Festival, Los Angeles is uniquely qualified to host the Games of the 33rd Olympiad,” said Congresswoman Roybal-Allard. “Our city and region have proven their ability to host successful and memorable Olympic ... More
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