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Congresswoman Roybal-Allard speaks at an LA River Day celebration on Capitol Hill, as Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti looks on.

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Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates Black History Month
February 9, 2016
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) released the following video statement in honor of Black History Month: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPr329F3tyA Below is a copy of Congresswoman Roybal-Allard’s statement. “Hello, I’m Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, and I am proud to join our country in celebrating Black History Month. “Each February, we take time to celebrate and pay tribute to countless members of the African American community who, throughout our history, have helped... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Holds 2016 Kickoff Meeting of Congressional Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform
February 9, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Chair of the Congressional Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, hosted a meeting today in her Capitol Hill office to kick off the group’s 2016 efforts. The meeting was attended by numerous members of the Women’s Working Group, including congresswomen and representatives of immigration groups. Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas also attended, and spoke with attendees about DHS immigration policies. The Women’s Working Gro... More
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February 5 Deadline for the 2016 Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition
January 28, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announces the deadline for the 23rd Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition is Friday, February 5, 2016, at 5:00 PM PST. The competition is open to all students in grades 9-12 who reside in the 40th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Bell, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Cudahy, Downey, Huntington Park, Maywood, Paramount, Vernon, and parts of Bellflower, East Los Angeles, Florence-Graham, South Los Angeles, and Walnut Park. “Thi... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard, Lofgren, Gutiérrez Statement on Central American Refugee Screening and Resettlement
January 14, 2016
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding refugee screening and resettlement for El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala: “The Administration’s recently announced recognition that many Central Americans qualify as refugees under international law is an important and constructive step towards a comprehensive regional refugee solution to address violence in the Central Americ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Letter to President Obama Demanding End to Immigration Raids
January 12, 2016
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04) led the release of a letter to President Obama demanding an end to immigration home raids that have targeted Central American families with children. The letter, which can be read here, has been signed by 146 Members of Congress. Reps. Roybal-Allard, Lofgren, and Gutiérrez spoke about the letter at a press conference this afternoon, where they were joined by House Demo... More
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