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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Reps. Roybal-Allard and Herrera Beutler Introduce Legislation to Help Parents Understand Accuracy and Limitations of Prenatal Screenings
August 24, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) are announcing that they have introduced legislation to help families understand the limitations and benefits of prenatal screening provided during pregnancy. The Accurate Education for Prenatal Screenings Act would increase and improve access to accurate, evidence-based information to accompany non-invasive DNA prenatal screenings. Non-invasive DNA prenatal screenings – a new technology available since 2... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard, Lofgren, Gutiérrez Statement on Justice Department Response to Family Detention Court Order
August 7, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04) issued the following statement about the Department of Justice’s response to U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee’s ruling that the detention of immigrant women and children violated terms of the Flores settlement: “It’s disappointing that the Administration continues to push to jail women and children seeking asylum. The overwhelming evidence shows that detention faciliti... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Announces District Civic Engagement Effort
August 6, 2015
Today, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced plans to implement a comprehensive, multilayered, and multifaceted nonpartisan civic engagement effort in California’s 40th Congressional District this fall. The outreach effort will give 40th District residents further information about the importance of the electoral process, and about how they can participate in our democracy. The goal of the project is to strengthen... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard, Gutiérrez, Lofgren Statement on Court Order to Release Immigrant Families from Detention
July 27, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) today issued the following statement after U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee ruled late last week that the detention of immigrant women and children violated the terms of the Flores settlement: “Friday’s ruling confirms that the U.S. Government is wrong to hold vulnerable women and children – regardless of their immigration status – in secure, jail-like facilities. Furthermore... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Sanctuary Cities Bill
July 23, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement today about H.R. 3009, the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act, also known as the “Donald Trump Act”: “The recent killing of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco is a tragedy, and my thoughts are with her family during this very difficult time. Unfortunately, the Majority has chosen to politicize this tragedy by bringing this misguided and ... More
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