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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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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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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement at Committee Markup of FY 2016 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
July 14, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today delivered the following statement at the full Appropriations Committee markup of the Fiscal Year 2016 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. “Mr. Chairman, let me begin by thanking you and your staff for working closely with me and my staff on the drafting of the bill we are considering today. When I took over the role of Ranking Member earlier this year, I soon rea... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard, Gutiérrez, Lofgren Statement on ICE Release of Some Detained Families
July 14, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) today issued the following statement regarding an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announcement that some mothers and children seeking refuge at our borders will be released from detention facilities: “ICE recently announced that it was releasing families from detention on bond, ankle bracelets, or orders of supervision if they have passed credible and reasonable fea... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement at Subcommittee Markup of FY 2016 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
July 9, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today delivered the following statement at the Subcommittee’s markup of the Fiscal Year 2016 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. The bill passed the Subcommittee on a voice vote. “Mr. Chairman, let me begin by thanking you for the extent to which you and your staff have included me and my staff in the development of your mark. You fully considered our comments, suggest... More
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