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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 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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Rep. Roybal-Allard Praises Awarding of Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rep. Edward R. Roybal
November 10, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement today in reaction to the news that President Obama will honor her late father, Former Congressman Edward R. Roybal, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House on Monday, November 24th: “My family and I are deeply honored that President Obama is honoring our father by posthumously awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom in recognition of his life’s work. Our father was a consensus builder who labored ... More
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