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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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House Democrats Call for End to Family Detention Program
May 21, 2015
At a press conference this morning, leading House Democrats joined advocates to call on the Department of Homeland Security to end its immigrant family detention program. The lawmakers, led by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), cited the inhumane and cruel conditions in detention centers, and the harmful impacts of incarceration on the psychological health and well-being of mothers and their children. “As Ame... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on National Defense Authorization Act
May 15, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement today about H.R. 1735, the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. “The National Defense Authorization Act that passed the House today is bad for our country. Not only does it lock in the harmful, across-the-board sequestration spending caps set forth in the Republican budget, it uses hypocritical gimmicks to avoid those very same caps – for defense spending, and only defense spending. By funneling extra mone... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard, Gutiérrez, and Lofgren Call for End to Family Detention Program
May 13, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) today issued the following statement calling on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to end its family detention policy after a new set of actions was announced by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): “We acknowledge that DHS is trying to address broad public disappointment with its policy of incarcerating vulnerable women and children. Unfortunately, today’s ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
May 1, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the House Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations bill: “As the House begins consideration and passage of the Fiscal Year 2016 funding bills, I am deeply disappointed the Republican majority is stripping critical money from key appropriations bills yet to pass. For example, the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appro... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill
May 1, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill: “Our veterans and our communities deserve more than the totally inadequate Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill which passed the House yesterday. This bill falls far short of providing sufficient funding for Veterans Affairs, offering a staggering $1.4 bil... More
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